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What is Adhesive Converting? Why is an Adhesive Tape Converter So Important?

Few things are more rewarding than taking material and transforming it into a product. It’s what manufacturing is all...

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Microfluidics Manufacturing: Converting Materials for Multilayer Microfluidics Devices

Microfluidic technology involves moving tiny amounts of liquids to perform various functions: ink in an inkjet printer,...

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What Is a Gasket? Everything You Need to Know

Gaskets are everywhere. They’re in your car, at work, even in the air! A gasket is a common term used to describe any...

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What’s The Difference Between Die Cutting Methods: Flat Bed, Rotary, and Laser?

High-speed. Accurate. Versatile. You want your die cutting method to fulfill your needs because it’s an essential part...

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Types of Poron Foam and the Pros and Cons of Each

Polyurethanes are the largest class of polymers worldwide, with a global market of $79 Billion. As a class, it keeps...

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“It Can Do What?!” — 6 Surprising Applications of Custom Die Cut Adhesives

OK, here’s the short story: Die cut adhesives are extremely versatile and can solve business challenges in a variety of...

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How Automotive Surface Protective Film Saves Thousands of Rework Hours

Automotive manufacturers are throwing away thousands of dollars a month in rework costs.

Imagine the incredible amount...

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4 Best Adhesive Types for Gaskets

Gaskets have many essential responsibilities. In fluid processing and handling equipment, they create a pressure-tight...

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What You Need To Know About UL 9540

Let’s imagine you’ve created a new electronic good! This product is amazing, and you would love to show it to the...

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Adhesive Tape vs. Liquid Adhesives: A Quick Comparison Checklist

You have adhesive options.

Two of today’s most popular are adhesive tape and liquid adhesive. Of course, both have...

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Real-World Consequences of Choosing the Wrong PSA Adhesive

Doing things properly when converting pressure sensitive adhesives is essential. Yet avoiding poor adhesive or the...

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The 5 Best Low-Profile Adhesive Bonding Materials

Joining two surfaces together.

It doesn’t sound that difficult. Yet, depending on the substrates and the performance...

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3M VHB Tape Application Guide: 7 Keys to Using this Superior Bonding Solution

For decades, engineers have had to deal with the downsides of many permanent bonding materials:

  • Screws, bolts, and...
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Advantages of Adhesive Transfer Tape for Gasket Applications

Gaskets — whether adhesives, foam, metal, cork, rubber, paper, or another material — are substrates used to perform two...

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Products That Are Being Replaced By Pressure Sensitive Adhesives

Pressure sensitive adhesive tape has become the preferred solution for many adhesive needs. Its flexibility, strength,...

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Which 3M VHB Should You Use? The Best 3M VHB Tape Selection Guide

Permanent bonding projects take on various formats and requirements. The one thing true in all cases is the need for...

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Adhesive Transfer Tape Advantages and Challenges: Thin Bonding Series

Thin bonding is a huge category of adhesives with many applications, so we’re continuing our efforts to share what we...

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What is Peel Adhesion? How Does It Drive Flexible Material Converting?

The world of adhesive materials within flexible material converting continues to expand and change. As technology...

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6 Incredible and Surprising Hydrogel Uses

Before we dive into the many uses of this exceptional substance, let’s start with the basics: “What is hydrogel?” ...

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Overview of Wound Dressings

Whether they are open or closed, shallow or deep, the healing process from wounds can be long and painful. 

Types of...

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What is Protective Film and What Are its Benefits to Various Industries?

Protective film is a material that protects surfaces that are susceptible to damage: minor or moderate abrasions to...

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The Importance of Working with a Full-Service Adhesive Tape Converter

The world of adhesive technology is an exciting place these days! Adhesive manufacturers are pushing the limits of...

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Double Sided Tape 101: Thin Bonding Series

NOTE: This article, #2 in an ongoing blog series on thin bonding, focuses on double sided tape. To read the series...

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Converting Adhesive Materials For Microfluidic Devices

There’s often a fine line between health and illness. Microfluidic devices detect important samples of fluids that...

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Thin Bonding: Double Sided Tape, Adhesive Transfer Tape, and Much More

Welcome to our ongoing blog series featuring the many advantages of thin bonding. If you’re looking for specific...

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What are Microfluidic Applications? A Complete Beginner's Guide

Towering redwoods. Majestic mountain peaks. Complex cloud formations. As we take moments to appreciate nature’s large...

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11 Benefits of Purchasing 300LSE For Your Next Engineering Project

These days, more and more industries are making use of low surface energy plastics in their production. These are...