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hb fuller introduces sesame dry end technology pkbr staff writer


usbased adhesives producing company hb fuller has introduced sesame dry end technology for packaging corrugated boxes.the sesame dry end tapes make use of fiber technology with hot melt adhesives to create a durable packaging has been designed to help improve brand image, enhance carton functionality, use less materials, extend box life and strengthen paper cartons for sustainable packaging design.the new technology presents corrugated manufacturers with the superior bond and superclean opening typical of wetend applications.additional benefits such as better efficiency and tape control can be extracted by applying the tape on the dry end. down time and waste is also minimized with quick and easy setups and rolltoroll splicing.hb fuller global business director peter lockey said &quotsesame dry end tapes have been met with great interest among corrugators who are increasingly faced with economic, production and performance challenges.&quotour new technology provides a costeffective method on the dry end for handle reinforcement, easy opening, closing applications and retail ready packaging. it provides great value to a business where packaging performance and efficient operations are key.&quotthe company claims that sesame dry end tape technology provides advantages in supply chain integrity as tests have shown a 218 improvement in peel strength compared with a traditional psa and a 90 improvement in tensile strength.lockey added&quotoverengineered packaging can lead to high material and production costs.&quot&nbsp