(Non-reactive) Water-based adhesives

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Water-based adhesives can be dispersions or solutions. Polymer dispersions are two-phasic systems in which polymer particles are dispersed in water. In the case of solutions, the polymers are dissolved in water and the system is a single phase (the product is a clear liquid).Water-based adhesives are applied as liquids at room temperature or at slightly elevated temperatures and bond by evaporation of the water and/or absorption (penetration) of water into the substrate.

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