Articles Tagged with ''tapes''

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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Adhesive Tapes International Launches New Brand Strategy

Adhesive Tapes International recently announced the launch of a new company brand strategy focused on continued international growth.
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Holzer Named Bioformix VP-Strategic Accounts

Bioformix Inc. recently announced it has hired Mark Holzer as vice president of Strategic Accounts.
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BROOKFIELD ENGINEERING: 90° Peel Fixture

The new 90° peel fixture is now available for use with this company’s CT3 tester, designed to measure the adhesion force between two materials.
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Low-Volatile Pure Monomer Resins

Several new low-volatile pure monomer resins with varying softening points have been developed in response to general demand for low-VOC raw materials.

Pure monomer resins (PMRs) are produced from pure aromatic monomer streams, especially styrene and alkyl styrene derivatives.


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ExxonMobil Tackifier Expansion

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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Handbook of Sealant Technology

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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Annual purchasing resource for equipment used in the manufacture/formulation of adhesives, sealants, pressure sensitives, tapes and labels and for application of finished adhesives. 

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