Adchem Announces Adhesive Tapes for Engineered Materials from Teknor Apex

Adchem Corporation, a major supplier of adhesive tapes for the automotive and industrial markets, has completed a bonding study involving Sarlink® TPV engineered plastic materials from Teknor Apex. The study of 12 adhesive tapes bonded to six grades of TPV's includes Adchem's acrylic and rubber based doubled coated and transfer tapes as well as the new 653 transfer tape engineered for foam and Low Surface Energy substrate bonding. This information is available on Adchem's web site shown below.

Adchem's double-coated, single-coated and unsupported adhesive tape systems coupled with its advanced engineering capabilities enables Adchem to develop high performance adhesive tapes for the most demanding applications.

About Adchem Corporation
Adchem, an ISO 9001 certified and A2LA accredited company, manufactures pressure-sensitive adhesive tape systems, including double-coated papers, films, tissues, foams and fabrics; transfer tapes; one-side coated products and other custom-coated specialty products. Our 100% solids adhesives, solvent and water based acrylics and rubber adhesives are used in a variety of industries, including automotive, construction, electronics, graphic arts, medical, and general industrial tape applications.

About Teknor Apex
A privately held firm founded in 1924, TEKNOR APEX COMPANY is an international polymer technology company and one of the world's leading custom compounders of plastics. Headquartered in Pawtucket, RI, U.S.A., Teknor Apex operates twelve compounding facilities in the U.S., Europe, Singapore, and China and sells in 90 countries. In Europe it has offices in the Netherlands and the UK and plants in the UK and Belgium. Teknor Apex Asia Pacific is based in Singapore and manufactures compounds there and in Suzhou, China.The company maintains dedicated business units for bioplastics, color masterbatches, nylons, thermoplastic elastomers, toll and specialty compounds, and flexible and rigid vinyl. The Thermoplastic Elastomer Division compounds TPEs at eight of the twelve manufacturing sites and supplies six generically different product ranges comprising polyolefin, styrenic, and vulcanizate chemistries.

For additional information and samples, please contact Chris Pufahl at Adchem Corporation, 1852 Old Country Road, Riverhead, NY 11901. Phone: (631) 727-6000; Fax: (631) 727-6010 or our website at

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