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Lee K. HouseFeb 20, 20244 min read

Types of Custom Masking Tape

If you’re looking for custom masking tape, which type of material should you choose?
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Lee K. HouseFeb 15, 20244 min read

Looking for a Roll Slitting Machine? Here’s What You Need to Know

When asking for a roll of masking tape, most people aren’t looking for one that’s 48 ...
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Sue ChambersFeb 15, 20245 min read

3M Preferred Converter Advantages

How can you determine whether a converter is reputable?
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Lee K. HouseFeb 14, 20245 min read

What Types of Packaging Can Converters Do?

How would you feel if a bakery served you a cake in a burlap sack?
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Sue ChambersFeb 5, 202411 min read

The Importance of EMI Shielding

Although you’re long past the days of giving the TV a couple of good smacks to make the ...
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Scott ChambersFeb 2, 20244 min read

Kiss Cutting

Sheeted stickers. Adhesive wall mounting strips. The split tabs on the backs of ...
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Lee K. HouseFeb 2, 20244 min read

Die Cut Machines vs. Hiring a Converter: Which is Better?

The eternal manufacturing question: should I do this myself or hire a pro to do it for me?
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Sue ChambersFeb 1, 20246 min read

4 Key Materials When Building Microfluidic Devices

What are the safest materials for constructing tiny devices to transport and protect ...
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Scott ChambersJan 26, 20244 min read

Adhesive Transfer Tape in Gasket Applications

After a long day of tirelessly looking at gasket solutions, you’ve finally stumbled upon ...
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Lee K. HouseJan 24, 20245 min read

Thermal Conductive Pads: A Complete Guide

Despite the furious whirring of my laptop whenever I boot up a videogame with too-high ...
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Scott ChambersJan 23, 20245 min read

Adhesive Tape vs. Liquid Adhesives: A Quick Comparison Checklist

Do you know which type of adhesive to use in your project?
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Lee K. HouseJan 18, 20242 min read

Butyl Gaskets: Advantages and Disadvantages

Hunting down the perfect gasket material might not be the most fun way to spend a sunny ...
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Scott ChambersJan 18, 20245 min read

Top 3 Tips for Using Dual Lock Tape

So, you’ve started considering dual lock tape for your project— what are the next steps?
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Lee K. HouseJan 10, 20242 min read

What is an SBR Gasket, and How is it Used?

“Have you tried using one of those red rubber gaskets?”
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Lee K. HouseJan 9, 20244 min read

The Pros and Cons of Laser Cut Gaskets

Is laser die cutting the best way to build a gasket?
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Lee K. HouseJan 9, 20246 min read

Top 10 Best Medical Tapes For Wound Dressing

You’ve summoned an image of the perfect part and spent the last few hours locked in a ...
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Scott ChambersJan 9, 20245 min read

6 Factors that Impact Transdermal Patch Delivery Systems

What does a transdermal patch need to succeed?
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Sue ChambersDec 21, 202310 min read

What is the Correct Gasket Material for Your Next Project?

When something works well, you likely won’t even notice. In manufacturing, well-running ...
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Lee K. HouseDec 20, 20233 min read

Industrial Adhesive— Tape or Glue?

So, you want to bond a couple of objects for an industrial solution. What’s the best way ...
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Lee K. HouseDec 15, 20233 min read

What Do I Need to Include in My Purchase Order?

You’ve deliberated on the project quote and decided that it’s acceptable. What are the ...
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Scott ChambersDec 15, 20234 min read

Why is ISO Cleanroom Certification so Important?

How do manufacturers implement specific processes to ensure the safety and reliable ...
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Lee K. HouseDec 15, 202310 min read

The Cost of a Die Cut

“Hi, I’d like to order 1,000 custom die cut pieces.”
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Lee K. HouseDec 14, 20235 min read

Best Foam Gasket Materials for Medical Applications

When it comes to medical applications, who doesn’t want components made from clean, safe, ...
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Sue ChambersDec 11, 20235 min read

Top 5 Benefits of Using Heat-Resistant Gasket Material

“High temperature” in the industrial world is on another level than what you’ll see ...
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Lee K. HouseDec 7, 20234 min read

Electrode Pads — Tips for Manufacturing and Design

Imagine if a doctor attempted to stick an electrode pad on you, only for it to sadly ...
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Lee K. HouseDec 6, 20234 min read

3 Major Gasket Seal Design Tips

Are you tossing and turning while you dream about gaskets?
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Scott ChambersDec 6, 20236 min read

Medical Adhesive Tape: Types and Best Practices for Wound Care

When you think of healthcare supplies, which comes to mind first: A stethoscope to hear a ...
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