Adhesive Tapes

Adhesives & Sealants, Materials & Material Processing

Material Highlight: Polyimide Films

June 9, 2016

What Are They? Polyimide films are anything but ordinary. These films are engineered for long-term performance at extreme temperatures between -450°F to over 500°F over extended periods of time. So, obviously, thermal stability is a major benefit, which is why this film is so widely used in aerospace, electronics, and electrical industries when a high temperature material is required.... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

Custom-Fabricated Thermal Management Materials Save Time, Money

May 24, 2016

ROCHESTER, NY – Web Seal fabricates custom thermal management materials manufactured by Bergquist, Chomerics, Kerafol, 3M, MHW, and Chang Sung for a wide variety of industries, including automotive, communication, defense /aerospace, textiles, food processing, chemical industries, and medical instruments.  With advances in electronics, thermal management is especially critical due to growing... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

Double-Sided Containment Tape removes cleanly in one step.

May 16, 2016

Used on diverse surfaces, including painted drywall and trim, DS 154 meets contractor prepping needs in restoration, renovation, abatement, and remodeling applications. Exposed/wall side features premium grade painter&rsquo;s tape adhesive, which allows for 21-day clean removal without damage or residue, while aggressive adhesive on linered side securely holds poly-sheeting, tarps, and other protective coverings in both wet and dry environments. Full surface contact ensures strong, airtight hold.<br /> Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Materials & Material Processing

Aluminum Foil Tape offers easy-start liner and airtight seal.

May 13, 2016

With included EasyPEEL&trade; split liner technology, AF 100 UL 181A-P/B-FX Listed aluminum foil tape helps users achieve full system closure and UL code compliance in HVAC applications. Middle split in liner facilitates and accelerates initial work, even while wearing work gloves, and provides additional stability to tape to help prevent rolling onto itself. Tape supports application over -20 to +260°F range as well as in humid conditions. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Paints & Coatings, Green & Clean

MBK Offers "Green" Tape Solutions Helping Heal Our Planet

April 25, 2016

MBK Tape Solutions Chatsworth, CA – MBK has always been on the forefront of exploring new PSA Pressure Sensitive Adhesive technology, in turn, offering more “green” tape solutions to their broad customer base. Emulsion based, hot melt and UV cured tapes do not omit VOC’s that typical solvent based tapes have in them during their curing/ drying process. The pure nature of how these tapes... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

Silicone-Free Tapes target aerospace composite industry.

February 22, 2016

Suited for low out-gassing applications requiring EMS 595, High Temperature Silicon-Free Adhesive Tapes include DW915-1 and DW915-2 polyester tapes for composite Lay-up; DW716-2HD PTFE tape for use as composite tool coat; DW379 printable glass tape for aerospace blanket seaming; and DW417 consisting of flexible dead soft foil supplied on release liner, suitable as heat shield tape. All are suitable for aerospace, automotive, and electronic applications. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Materials & Material Processing

Material Highlight: 3M 442F

February 12, 2016

This month's material highlight features 3M's 442F double-coated adhesive tapes. The 442F features a thin polyester film carrier that provides dimensional stability and improved handling with ease of die-cutting and laminating. 442F comes standard with 3M Adhesive 830. The 830 is a firm rubber adhesive system that provides a combination of good adhesion, good temperature performance,... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, HVAC

Pres-On Features HVAC Foam Gasketing Tape Solutions at 2016 AHR Expo

January 21, 2016

Housing science, service, and deep application expertise within a single state-of-the-art manufacturing facility enables Pres-On to more efficiently provide adhesive product solutions to HVAC customers. BOLINGBROOK, IL – Pres-On will exhibit HVAC specific solutions at the 2016 AHR Expo, occurring January 25th through 27th at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The AHR... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

MBK Provides Stick to Skin Solutions: Long-Term Wear Tape Products Adhere for 7+ Days

January 11, 2016

Being at the forefront in the wearable market, MBK Tape Solutions has helped engineer "stick to skin" solutions for wearable devices in many different industries; anything from 3D holographic sunglasses to nicotine cessation patches, constant glucose monitoring devices (CGM) and even some operating room solutions. Device manufacturers and medical professionals are looking for conformable... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Materials & Material Processing

Bring The Heat! A Thermal Month with 3M Wrap-Up

November 4, 2015

This week officially wraps up our Thermal Management month with 3M. Throughout the last several weeks, we have focused on how important Thermal Management is in the development of various electronic devices that need to control the amount of heat that is being produced by them.  As the demands on electrical components increase, 3M offers insulating and protecting products that are... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

Material Highlight: 3M Thermally Conductive Adhesive Transfer Tape

October 23, 2015

3M Thermal Adhesive Tapes provide excellent long-term reliability, electrical insulation and flame retardant performance. 3M's highest mechanical strength, thermally conductive tapes feature excellent adhesion properties, improved surface wet out, and excellent shock performance. There are four types of 3M Thermally Conductive Adhesive Transfer Tapes including: 8805 (5 mil), 8810 (10... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

Industrial Pull Tape provides optimized print legibility.

September 29, 2015

Designed to assist with installation of wiring and cable within conduit structures, Vis&trade; Tape with MPrint&trade; technology features long-lasting print durability and legibility, print length accuracy, and soft feel to make pulls of fiber optic, copper, and coaxial cable easier and precise. Non-abrasive coating helps to prevent conduit damage during cable installation. Available in reel lengths from 1,000&ndash;100,000 ft, Vis Tape offers variety of tensile strengths ranging from 1,130&ndash;2,500 lb. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Transportation Industry Products

DeWAL Industries Introduces a Line of Silicone-Free Adhesive Tapes for Aerospace

September 21, 2015

DeWAL Industries introduces a new line of High Temperature, Silicone-free adhesive tapes for the Aerospace Composite Industry.  The tapes are ideal for low out-gassing applications as they pass ASTM-E595-07 outgassing and are the clear option when silicone contamination is of concern. The trio includes a woven glass tape DW379, a foil/glass laminate tape DW417 and a red polyester tape DW915... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Safety & Security Equipment

Pres-On to Showcase Innovative Adhesive Product Solutions for the Glass Industry at 2015 GlassBuild America: Booth 2817

August 13, 2015

Experience Pres-On's cutting-edge science, state-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities and examples of customer-specific solutions this September in Atlanta BOLINGBROOK, IL — Pres-On, a full-service manufacturer that takes materials from the adhesive coating stage to converting and finished-part processes, will join nearly 425 companies exhibiting at GlassBuild America, September 16-18,... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Materials & Material Processing, Safety & Security Equipment

DUNMORE MLI Films and Polyimide Tapes Protect New Horizons on its Long, Cold Journey to Pluto

July 16, 2015

DUNMORE Corporation's thermal protection materials keep Pluto-bound New Horizons spacecraft warm for historic flyby. Bristol, PA - In January 2006, a medium-sized spacecraft named New Horizons was headed for just that, to become the first principal investigator of the ex-planet turned ice-dwarf Pluto and its moons. DUNMORE Corporation has protected the mission in a series of firsts: first... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Software

NuShield and LC Technologies Team up to Help Patients Communicate Using Eye Tracking Technology on Tablets

July 14, 2015

NEWTOWN, Pa. and FAIRFAX, Va. - LC Technologies, an industry-leading developer of eye tracking software and NuShield, Inc., an industry leader in screen protector and glare-elimination technology, teamed up to bring communication mobility to disabled patients who cannot communicate through speech or hand motion. Until recently, bulky LCD monitors with matte screen finish had to be used... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

Zipper Tape targets vertical form, fill, and seal machinery.

June 22, 2015

Designed to help manufacturers of Individual Quick Frozen foods maximize line efficiencies, Zipper Tape is specially designed for un-supported poly bag applications on fully automated vertical form, fill, and seal machinery. Resealable, press-to-close technology offers scored tear-off option for barrier protection during shipping. Created with extruded die-line, tear-off option protects against particles and potential contaminants products may come into contact with along supply chain. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

Self-fusing Silicone Tape creates instant waterproof seal.

June 16, 2015

Providing permanent solution for variety of automotive and general repair applications, Permatex Self-fusing Silicone Tape bonds to itself and instantly creates airtight, waterproof seal, which can be used for hoses, pipes, cables, wiring, and electrical connections. Tape has tensile strength of 700 psi for use on pressurized hoses, is heat-resistant to 400°F, insulates electric wires up to 400 V, and withstands salt, acids, and solvents such as gasoline. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Materials & Material Processing

Polyimide Film and Tape resist solvents and radiation.

June 9, 2015

Synthesized by polymerizing PMDA and ODA in strong polar solvents, polyimide film performs from -169 to +300°C and is resistant to effects of solvents and atomic radiation. This Class H (180°C) insulating material supports diverse areas of use. Coated with silicone adhesive, black polyimide film (non-adhesive) comes in 1,500 m x 520 mm x 25 micron to 350 m x 520 mm x 125 micron sizes. Brown polyimide film (non-adhesive) comes in 520 mm sizes from 12.5&ndash;150 micron. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

Medical Tapes for Wearable Sensor Devices: MBK Provides Innovative Tape and Design Solutions

March 3, 2015

Chatsworth, CA – Bio-compatible skin friendly medical adhesive tapes are an integral part of designing wearable sensor medical devices. Wearable sensor devices are used to monitor, diagnose and treat diseases from monitoring glucose, blood pressure, bodily fluids, ECG and heart rate, including delivery of medical drugs and nutraceuticals to the skin surface. The challenge for startups and... Read More