Lubrizol Engineered Polymers offers a broad range of thermoplastic polyurethane (TPUs), commercialized as PearlbondTM and PearlstickTM TPU, to the adhesive industry that can be found in the following segments:
- Solvent-based adhesives
- TPU for reactive hot melts (HMPUR or RHM)
- TPU for hot melt adhesives (powder and film) and adhesive films
- TPUs for inks, binders, lacquers and other end-uses
PearlbondTM and PearlstickTM TPU solutions uniquely position Lubrizol to satisfy customers´ melting range needs across a wide crystallization range. This combined adhesive product line can be applied in a variety of end-uses: apparel, automotive, furniture, wood structures, medical garments, footwear, DIY adhesives, book binding, and construction. Pearlstick TPU series is applied in solvent-based adhesives, and for inks and binders. Pearlbond TPU is used in hot melt adhesives and HMPUR, and there is a more sustainable alternative thanks to Pearlbond ECO which is Bio TPUTM made with 67% renewable-sourced content determined according to ASTM D-6866. For more information, visit https://www.lubrizol.com/Engineered-Polymers/Applications/Adhesives
Lidia Valcarcel, Marketing Specialist
Lubrizol Advanced Materials Spain S.L.