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Shining the Light on Tapes (8/3/09)

August 3, 2009
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We all know the various uses of tape – from OEM and automotive applications to medical applications, pressure-sensitive tapes are used in myriad places. Did you know that tapes are also used in solar panels?


An article on explores how 3M tapes are being used in solar panels and skyscrapers. Unlike glue, tapes don’t need to cure. Unlike screws or other mechanical fasteners, no holes are needed to apply the adhesive material.


It is just one more example of how adhesives are benefiting manufacturers by speeding production time and reducing the potential for future problems.
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