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Adhesives


Adhesive products are used in a variety of consumer and industrial materials, from the packaging of cereal boxes that keep food fresh to the elastic on baby diapers that ensure a comfortable fit. Kraton is a leading supplier of biobased tackifying resins and a global leader in styrenic block copolymers (SBC) technology, allowing us to offer a broad range of tackifiers and polymers for adhesive applications that make up many end-use products. 

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Exceptional Value

Our broad portfolio of pine-based products includes high quality, sustainable tackifier solutions for a variety of adhesive formulations and applications such as tapes and labels, packaging, nonwovens, bookbinding and flooring. The versatile resins are suitable for high performance hot-melt, solvent- and water-based adhesive technologies, which require a combination of high cohesion, adhesion and heat resistance.

Kraton polymers are engineered to meet specific processing and application requirements, including high cohesion, elasticity, enhanced thermal stability, adhesion on a wide range of substrates, and consistent melt and solution viscosity. The versatile polymers are suitable for hot-melt adhesive applications and can be formulated with other polymers, resins, fillers, pigments, oils, waxes and stabilizers to obtain a desired balance of properties.

Adhesives are a strategic focus and growth area for Kraton, and we are committed to increasing value through our broad range of chemistry offerings, high and consistent product quality, and global sales and technical service networks. Our in-depth expertise of tackifiers and polymers enable Kraton R&D teams to develop solutions that proactively address evolving market and regulatory requirements. Our experts work with adhesive system formulators to select the right product and optimize product performance and market development efficiency. Our global operations, customer collaboration and continuous innovation ensure the reliable supply and delivery of high-quality products that support customer needs and future growth.

 

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Applications

Adhesive products are used in a variety of consumer and industrial materials, from the packaging of cereal boxes that keep food fresh to the elastic on baby diapers that ensure a comfortable fit.

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Technology

Kraton has an extensive portfolio of styrenic block copolymers and tackifiers, providing formulators with a variety of molecular asset base to use in a broad range of adhesive technologies. 

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Product Lines

Kraton’s broad portfolio provides adhesive formulators with high quality, sustainable solutions that meet a variety of formulation and application needs. We address evolving market and regulatory requirements by combining our superior tackifier and polymer knowledge with our advanced techniques.

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