Before tape entered the scene, people often used mechanical fasteners, liquid glue and string to hold things together. This article provides understanding of and appreciation for the many dynamic uses of adhesive tapes.
Where did the tape industry get its start? Who invented pressure-sensitive adhesives? To answer those questions we have to go back over 160 years.
Pressure-sensitive tapes are made with pressure-sensitive adhesive and some type of backing material such as film, foil, fabric or paper. This article will provide a better understanding of why so many different types of backing materials can be used successfully when crafting tape.
In the specialty pressure-sensitive tape business, people often look for guidance on how to solve application challenges with tape. This article seeks to help technical and sales professionals get the critical information needed to provide the best solutions to their customers.
Did you know gaskets can be formed from pressure-sensitive tape? See what performance capabilities pressure-sensitive tapes can bring to gasketing applications.