So the first of the emerging properties of water we are going to talk about is its ability to adhere or to cohere to other molecules.
The first thing is that cohesion is when water sticks to other water molecules. Thus, this is done by hydrogen bonding. It’s just the attraction between water molecules.
Adhesion is when water molecules stick to non-water molecules. It’s going to happen the same way, through hydrogen bonding. Although, instead of the oxygen from a water molecule forming a hydrogen bond with the oxygen from another water molecule, it’s the downside of the water molecule against the positive side of something else.
Applications in Packaging
Adhesives in our markets nowadays enjoy a widespread usage. We find them from the baby-product industry to the construction and printing business. In the packaging sector, we specialise in products that will secure the palletization of goods in transit. Hence, securing the pallet envolves, tamper-free safe transportation.
Customised adhesive tapes are providing tamper proof evidence to all users. Unique adhesive production and printing methods are reducing the cost of transport by decreasing losses due to theft.
Additionally, the quality of the adhesive is fundamental. Adhesive tape production has become much more widespread with globalisation. Although, we still see the main players in the European market maintain market share due to the high-standard in the production process.