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Cytec Introduces Freezer-grade and UV Curable Pressure Sensitive Adhesives At LabelExpo

Published on 2009-09-29. Author : SpecialChem

BRUSSELS, Belgium -- Cytec Engineered Materials (CEM), a business unit of Cytec Industries Inc. (NYSE: CYT), will once again be exhibiting at Label Expo. Cytec is a recognized global technology leader for both water-based and solvent-based pressure sensitive adhesives (PSA). A focus at Label Expo will be Cytec's newest launched technology, GELVA® GMR 8020-02 UV curable high-performance PSA. GMR 8020-02 provides outstanding performance such as excellent adhesion to both low surface energy and high surface energy materials while maintaining superior shear properties. GMR 8020-02's performance makes it possible to use in applications that were previously out of reach for standard PSA products, such as membrane switch assemblies, tamper-evident applications and high performance industrial tapes and is being commercially used in both narrow-web and wide-web applications.

In addition to GMR 8020-02 Cytec will also be launching a new product designed for the PSA label market. GELVA® GME 6277-11 is a new APE-free emulsion designed for freezer label applications. Both GMR 8020-02 and GME 6277-11 are part of CEM's new High Performance Industrial Materials (HPIM) product portfolio. The diverse industrial materials product portfolio is comprised of carbon fiber prepregs, resin infusion, structural and pressure sensitive adhesives and sealants that are specifically focused on meeting the needs and escalating performance requirements of the industrial sector.

About Cytec Engineered Materials:

Cytec Engineered Materials is a global provider of technologically advanced materials that make it possible for designers and engineers for aerospace, high-performance industrial and other extreme-demand environments to anticipate their time, performance and quality requirements. A business unit of Cytec Industries Inc. , Cytec Engineered Materials is headquartered in Tempe, Ariz., U.S.A.

About Cytec:

Cytec Industries Inc. is a global specialty chemicals and materials company focused on developing, manufacturing and selling value-added products. Our products serve a diverse range of end markets including aerospace, adhesives, automotive and industrial coatings, chemical intermediates, inks, mining and plastics. We use our technology and application development expertise to create chemical and material solutions that are formulated to perform specific and important functions in the finished products of our customers.

Source: Cytec

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