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.
Shurtape Technologies, LLC, Expands Tape business with Acquisition of Syntac Coated Products, LLC
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.
Sometimes, pressure-sensitive tape can be the perfect solution to address noise vibration and harshness, or NVH. See how it can help in a variety of automotive applications.
Pressure-sensitive tape is a great way to make the mounting of extruded parts and profiles quick and simple.
Plasticizer adds flexibility and softness to a plastic or rubber, but can impact the performance of pressure-sensitive tapes.
There are so many kinds of adhesive tapes available that it’s hard to keep track of them all! Most of the tapes on the market are designed to fulfill the needs of a specific application or market segment. For example, carton-sealing tapes serve packaging needs, office...