Adhesives & Sealants-Latin America

Sealants are deteriorating material so requires timely maintenance is highly required such as cleaning, inspection, repair, replacement and touch-up. This maintenance is carried on yearly basis. The types of sealants are utilized on different applications such as residential construction. In this there are movements which are classified as medium movement, high movement and low movement.


Many types of adhesives are available on basis of its applications. The major classification is pressure sensitive adhesives and structural adhesives.


The commonly used adhesives in Latin America region are consumer products, consumer non-durables and packaging and paper. The major adhesive consumption countries in Latin America are Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela and Chile due to Industrialization in their regions. The industrialization consumption is majorly ruled by the country Argentina and Brazil.