Where did our big industry get its’ start? Who invented pressure-sensitive adhesives? To answer those questions we have to go back over 160 years.
In this article I’m going to focus on the film, foil, fabric or paper portion of the tape to provide a better understanding of why so many different types of materials are used. I’ll start by defining some common terms.
This wide range of applications requires a wide range of performance properties and a wide range of materials.