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How Automotive Surface Protective Film Saves Thousands of Rework Hours

By Scott Chambers on Jun 3, 2021 11:12:44 AM

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

Topics: Adhesives Generally Automotive
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Spring Means We're Thinking Green with 3M 401+ Green Masking Tape

By Sue Chambers on Mar 20, 2014 6:30:00 AM

It's FINALLY the first day of Spring! Soon comes warmer weather and greener pastures. With St. Patrick's Day and the first day of Spring we really are thinking green at Strouse.

 

3M 401+/233+ Green Masking Tape is a pressure sensitive adhesive tape and can be converted at Strouse.

What does green mean to us? 3M 401+ High Performance Green Masking Tape! 3M 401+ is one of 3M's most popular masking tapes not only for it's bright green color but for it's trusted performance.

3M 401+/233+ Green Masking Tape is used in critical

Topics: Adhesives Generally Automotive
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Ford Understands our Motto: More Than Tape

By Sue Chambers on Feb 20, 2014 3:54:00 AM

Strouse supplies Ford with automotive adhesives that solve several key issues from design to assembly. In the automotive industry pressure sensitive adhesive and tapes are mainly used for the following applications:

  • Part Mounting and Attachment
  • Prevent buzz, squeak, and rattle (BSR)
  • Mask vehicles during the paint process with high temp and fine line masking tapes
  • Protect surfaces during assembly and shipment with protective films
  • And much more...

 

Ford designer uses tape to communicate design changes on the 2015 Mustang. (Source: Ford)

The designers and modelers at Ford give a whole new meaning to tape.

Topics: Automotive