Polycom, a division of Taylor Adhesives, announced that its EcoBlend water-based, recycled PVB (polyvinyl butyral) dispersion can replace up to 30% of the VAE precoat (vinyl acetate ethylene emulsion) used primarily by manufacturers in the production of carpet tile.
Stix 2199 is a multi-use adhesive that installs like a pressure sensitive, but transitions to a firm-set with aggressive tack, engineered for installation of a wide variety of resilient flooring including vinyl and non-vinyl-backed modular carpet tile, luxury vinyl tile, plank and VCT.
Stix 2199 is a solvent-free adhesive with aggressive tack, engineered for installation of vinyl and non-vinyl-backed modular carpet tile, luxury vinyl tile, luxury vinyl plank, sheet flooring, VCT and fiberglass reinforced vinyl sheet.
DriTac SprayTac 2500 SG, 2600 LVT-CT and 2700 VCT compose a resilient spray adhesives line for the installation of approved sheet goods, luxury vinyl tile/plank and carpet tile, and vinyl composition tile respectively, in both commercial and residential flooring applications.
For this month's manufacturer roundtable, we asked several adhesive makers to share the new technologies they're seeing, the new applications their products are being used in and what these trends mean for the installer.