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Global Sourcing Drives the Need for Independent Testing


Does this sound familiar? A marketing leader in your organization identifies a product line extension that will broaden the breadth of your portfolio, allow you to enter target market segments, and give your customers products they’ve been clamoring for.

Adding Two New Coating Lines Expands Chemsultants Pilot Coating and Product Development Capabilities


Chemsultants International Inc. moved to its new facility located at 9079 Tyler Blvd, Mentor, Ohio in 2006. At that time, the company was in the process of designing two new coating lines.

Chemsultants International Receives A2LA Accreditation to Provide On-Site Test Equipment Calibration


Chemsultants International was recently awarded accreditation status by A2LA (the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation) to provide on-site calibration services, complying with the widely recognized ASTM E4 Standard requirements.

Analytical Testing of Pressure Sensitive Adhesive Constructions – What Can It Reveal?


When a problem arises with a pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) label or tape, often the first testing that is done is for physical properties, such as peel, tack, static shear and release...

Passing the Torch of PSA Tape Knowledge


John Johnston: an icon of the tape industry looks to the future

International Test Solutions Partners with Chemsultants to Develop New Coating Technology


Chemsultants was able to draw on extensive coating experience and internal machine engineering knowledge to develop a narrow roll coating process that handles multi-later polymer products in a clean room environment...

Envirometrics Avoids Toxic Pesticides to Save Trees


A Northeast Ohio company's expertise stands to save trees from the ravages of leaf-eating insects without pesticides. Envirometrics of London, Ontario knew that timing is critical to prevent bugs from killing the trees...

Introduction to Slitting Basics and Chemsultants Contract Slitting Services


Slitting is the process of cutting a roll (or log) of material into two or more narrower widths. There are two distinct types of slitters: single-blade roll slitters and multi-blade rewind slitters.

RFID Technology - Tag & Label Components


Radio-frequency identification (RFID) is an automatic identification method, relying on storing and remotely retrieving data using devices called RFID tags or transponders. An RFID tag is an object that can be adhered to a product, animal, or person for the purpose of identification using radio waves.

New Product Development Through Custom Coating Service


New Product Development (NPD) is a term used to describe the process of bringing a new product or service from concept or idea to market.

Solving Adhesive Quality Issues: A Proposed Roadmap To The Answer


When dealing with complex problems it is best to take a step-by-step approach. This methodology can aid in the investigation of quality issues encountered with pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) products.

Specialized Analytical Testing Services


Analytical testing methods are used to identify an adhesive or its components, confirm the content of adhesives, and analyze key properties of the adhesive. They can also be used to identify contaminants, and to develop raw material substitutes for adhesives, coatings and sealants. There are a number of useful specific analytical test methods...

UV-curable PS Adhesives and Chemsultants Developmental Capabilities


Even with the proven performance advantages of UV-curable pressure sensitive adhesives, many adhesive formulators have been...

Benchmark Testing


Did you ever wonder how successful companies stay successful? The answer is focus! Successful companies focus on what they are good at, on improving or eliminating the bad...

PSA Problem Solving: Analytical Tests Augment Conventional Data


When dealing with complex problems it is best to take a step-by-step approach. This methodology can aid the investigation...

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