Articles Tagged with ''tape''

Advancing Adhesives: Physicist Develops New Silicone Rubber

The new material may find applications as a packaging tape, as a shoe insole, as padding for prosthetics, and much more.
By Fariss Samarrai
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If anything bothers University of Virginia physicist Lou Bloomfield, it’s a wobbly table. So much so that he actually invented a material to eliminate the problem. The material, a type of silicone rubber that is both rigid and fluid—a “viscoelastic” solid—can be placed under a table leg where it conforms to the shape of the leg bottom and the floor surface, perfectly filling the gap.


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Advancing Adhesives: Advances in Tape

BeneHold tape strips replace adhesive tapes that are traditionally packaged in rolls.
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Vancive Medical Technologies™ (formerly Avery Dennison Medical Solutions) recently introduced BeneHold medical tape strips, which can enable clinicians to reduce tape waste, help guard against the spread of infection and satisfy certain compliance regulations associated with dialysis care.


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Adchem Certifies to Responsible Tape Manufacturing Program

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Adchem Corp. recently announced its certification under the Responsible Tape Manufacturer (RTM) program of the Pressure Sensitive Tape Council (PSTC).
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The Quick Fix: A Brief, Early History of Tape

By Tisha Hooks
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There is no patent for duct tape. Yet objects do not simply appear out of nowhere.


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Focus On: Think Big, Act Small

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Focus On: Think Big, Act Small

By Cindy Stoner
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Multiple high-quality tape solutions are available for appliance manufacturers. 


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Dwight Tozer, vice president of ExxonMobil’s Adhesion Industry business, discusses the company’s latest tackifier expansion project with Editor-in-Chief Susan Sutton.

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The Handbook of Sealant Technology provides an in-depth examination of sealants, reviewing their historical developments and fundamentals, adhesion theories and properties, and today’s wide range of applications.

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