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Lee K. HouseJun 14, 20243 min read

How Will Strouse Help Me Meet My Customer’s Needs?

You’re scrolling through manufacturing websites that make promises about your product, ...
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Scott ChambersJun 14, 20245 min read

Double Sided Tape 101: Thin Bonding

Have you ever mounted something on the wall only to think, “Oh man, I hope this doesn’t ...
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Lee K. HouseJun 10, 20245 min read

Microneedle Patches: Definition, Function, and How They’re Manufactured

Can vaccines and other drug solutions be delivered without an intramuscular injection?
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Lee K. HouseJun 6, 20243 min read

Laser Cut or Digital Knife Prototyping?

You’re sitting at your desk, staring at different prototyping services. A tiny voice in ...
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Lee K. HouseJun 5, 20243 min read

Digital Knife Cutting: Everything You Need to Know

Flash cut, digital knife, tool-free converting— isn’t it annoying when a single service ...
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Phil KehneMay 31, 20242 min read

Individual Components vs. Assembled Components

Are assembled components more cost-efficient?
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Lee K. HouseMay 30, 20243 min read

What Are Flexible Die Tools?

Let’s be real- choosing the most expensive, durable option doesn't always make sense.
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Lee K. HouseMay 23, 20243 min read

Adhesive Island Wound Dressings: Full Guide

You might hear of “island” wound dressings and picture something a tad more tropical. ...
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Lee K. HouseMay 23, 20244 min read

Kitting in Manufacturing: Examples and Advantages

Have you ever decorated a toy racecar or dollhouse with a sheet of stickers?
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Lee K. HouseMay 16, 20245 min read

Aerospace Adhesives: Common Uses and Where To Find Them

A couple of months ago, my family and I visited the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space ...
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Scott ChambersMay 14, 20248 min read

Overview of Different Wound Dressings

The injury healing process can be long and painful whether wounds are open or closed, ...
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Sue ChambersMay 13, 20243 min read

What’s in a Roll Core?

How often have you thought about your material core?
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Lee K. HouseMay 8, 20243 min read

The Problem with Tight Tolerances in Die Cut Foam and Rubber

What if I asked you to cut a perfect star out of bubble gum?
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Lee K. HouseMay 7, 20245 min read

How Long Does it Take to Receive a Quote?

So, you’ve sent your project details to a converter and are waiting for the final word on ...
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Lee K. HouseMay 6, 20245 min read

How Much Do Custom Die Cut Gaskets Cost?

Have you ever paid for a service and thought, “Huh, I wonder if this IS the typical cost.”
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Lee K. HouseMay 3, 20245 min read

The Best Waterproof Medical Tapes for Skin

Suppose you had gotten surgery, but just as you left the hospital, you walked straight ...
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Lee K. HouseApr 29, 20243 min read

Types of Medical Grade Adhesives and Their Uses

Super glue might save you in a pinch at home, but it would undoubtedly make an ...
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Lee K. HouseApr 29, 20248 min read

Die Cut Printing Services: How Do They Work?

You’re sitting there, head in your hands, trying not to panic about a new printing ...
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Lee K. HouseApr 29, 20243 min read

Using Tapes For Battery Pack Thermal Management

Did you know that electric car batteries could be held together by tape?
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Sue ChambersApr 23, 20248 min read

Your Guide to Thermal Interface Material

You think you’ve finally built the perfect sandwich when you suddenly take a bite and ...
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Lee K. HouseApr 19, 20243 min read

What is a Conductive Gasket and What Are They Made of?

Let’s say you’re looking for highly specialized products and materials. Sure, you could ...
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Scott ChambersApr 19, 20246 min read

Medical Adhesive Tape: Types and Best Practices for Wound Care

When you picture the term healthcare supplies, which comes to mind first: A stethoscope ...
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Lee K. HouseApr 17, 20244 min read

I Requested a Quote, What's Next?

A wave of relief crashes into you as you finally press the Get Your Free Quote button on ...
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Lee K. HouseApr 17, 20242 min read

Adhesive Patches for Skin: Purpose and Function

While you COULD duct tape a heart monitor to your chest, I’m going to take a wild guess ...
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Lee K. HouseApr 17, 20244 min read

Crucial Applications of Die Cut Foam Tape

Have you noticed die cut foam tape in your daily life? Whether you’ve noticed or not, ...
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Lee K. HouseApr 17, 20245 min read

What are My Adhesive Options?

Have you ever used the wrong type of adhesive?
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Lee K. HouseApr 15, 20243 min read

What Is Roll to Roll Processing (With Examples)

It’s easy to become overwhelmed when you’re searching for the right manufacturing method. ...
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