Articles Tagged with ''tapes''

PPG Aerospace Tape Qualifies to Aerospace Specification

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PPG Industries’ Aerospace business recently announced that its PRC®FIP strip form-in-place sealant tape has qualified to SAE International’s Aerospace Material Specification 3379.
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Transposable Adhesives: Acrylic Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives with Reactive Components

This paper was awarded the Pressure Sensitive Tape Council’s 2013 Carl A. Dahlquist Award for Best Technical Paper.
By Kyle R. Heimbach
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Pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs) have been an integral part of many industries that require the bonding of two or more materials.


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Advancing Adhesives: Prefab Houses are Taped - Not Nailed - Together

An adhesive tape has been developed to hold the individual components together.
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A finished house stands on what just a few days ago was an empty green field. Such a feat is possible due to components that are industrially prefabricated in a manufacturing plant for finished parts and then simply need to be assembled on the building site, also known as prefabricated houses.


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DOW CORNING: Release Modifier

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This company recently released its new Syl-Off®SL 35 release modifier, reportedly the next generation of controlled release additive technology for solventless release coatings.
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Assembly in Action

Assembly Show attendees will include salespeople, engineers and managers from a variety of industries, including aerospace/defense, electronics, consumer products, automotive, and medical/pharmaceutical.
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This fall, visitors to the inaugural Assembly Show will enjoy an event that has been specially designed for suppliers, buyers and users of assembly technology and equipment.


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Converting Equipment for Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives

Specialized equipment is necessary to convert pressure-sensitive adhesives effectively.
By Michael Pappas
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Converting webs of pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs) presents a variety of challenges. The inherent sticky properties of adhesives can be problematic throughout the slitting and rewinding process.


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Evolving Pressure-Sensitive Tape Adhesives

Technology is keeping pace with demands for increasingly industrial applications.
By Thomas C. Epple
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Industries ranging from automotive and consumer electronics to building and construction are designing and manufacturing products that call for increasingly sophisticated bonding solutions.


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Aligning Adhesive Price and Performance

Knowing a few basic distinctions among adhesives could help manufacturers save money and extend the life of their products.
By Kurt Schramer
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For technical applications that require some form of adhesion, pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs) usually offer the best value, given their affordability, ease of use and clean application, when compared to alternative bonding options like mechanical fasteners or liquid adhesives.


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Editor’s Memo: Continual Evolution

Pressure-sensitive adhesive technologies have evolved to the point that tapes are in a position to replace traditional bonding systems in multiple applications.
By Susan Sutton
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I'm writing this column in the midst of a very busy week. Sometime between conference calls and podcast recordings, I realized how little time I now need to spend on tasks that—even just a few years ago—took up the majority of my day.


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3M: Masking Tapes

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This company has launched a new industrial lineup of five “go to” masking tapes entitled “Masking Made Simple,” with products ranging from 101+ to 501+.
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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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