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Our Adhesive and Laminate Manufacturing Processes

By Craig Hirsh / May 6, 2024
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If you look around, glue is essential to everyday life. It is used to build furniture, books, plumbing, vehicles, and countless other objects. Early humans began using natural glue 200,000 years ago—birch bark tar to hold stone flakes together. Today, natural glues are still used, due to their cheaper manufacturing and environmental sustainability. However, vegetable…

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A Guide to Using Lead Foil Tapes for Chemical Milling

By Craig Hirsh / April 29, 2024
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Chemical milling, or chemical etching, is the process of using a corrosive chemical called an etchant to selectively remove parts of a metal surface. It is derived from armor decorating practices developed during the Renaissance, as a substitute for hand-carving metal with tools. The corrosive chemical is often an acid mixture, allowing the metal to…

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Exploring Carbon-Coated Aluminum Foil in EV Batteries

By Craig Hirsh / April 22, 2024
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Imagine a familiar material, aluminum foil, transformed into a high-performance component for the future. Now, as we discuss the magic behind carbon-coated aluminum foil as a revolutionary technology we will discover how it was developed to redefine the world of lithium-ion batteries (particularly your EV battery). It fuses the lightweight strength of aluminum with the…

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Did you know Lamart Launched a Facility in Ensenada, Mexico?

By Craig Hirsh / December 21, 2023
Lamart Launched a Manufacturing Facility in Ensenada, Mexico

Lamart Corporation expanded its operations with a manufacturing and fabrication location in Ensenada, B.C., Mexico. With 3 facilities across the United States and Mexico and 8 global distributors, we’re dedicated to expanding our capacity that delivers high-quality products and innovative solutions to our partners. We aim to further enhance our capabilities and continue to exceed…

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Self-Adhesive Heat Shields: Innovating Automotive Thermal Management

By Craig Hirsh / November 13, 2023
Self-Adhesive Heat Shields: Innovating Automotive Thermal Management

Heat shields in vehicles are essential for maintaining safety and automotive function. The engine bay temperature can reach 220°F, which can be hazardous if parts are not protected by a heat shield. If a heat shield fails, this severe heat can melt the engine’s plastic parts or burn passengers’ feet as it travels through the…

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The Guide to Electrically Conductive Tape | Types & Applications

By Craig Hirsh / July 31, 2023
The Guide to Electrically Conductive Tape | Types & Applications

Electrically conductive adhesive tape conducts electricity on either just the back or on both sides. Conductive tapes are useful in connecting electronic parts, where the pieces need to be held together without sacrificing conductivity. Another popular use is in linking materials together for grounding or to attach an electromagnetic interference shield. Conductive tape can be…

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The Top 5 Solutions for Managing Thermal Runaway in Electric Vehicles

By Craig Hirsh / July 15, 2023
The Top 5 Solutions for Managing Thermal Runaway in Electric Vehicles

The rise of electric vehicles (EVs) has ushered in a new era in transportation. The benefits of using EVs are many, from less environmental pollution to lower fuel costs. However, one of the biggest concerns in using EVs is the risk of thermal runaway. Thermal runaway occurs when the temperature and pressure inside a battery…

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What is Foil Tape Used For? [FAQ + Tips]

By Craig Hirsh / December 13, 2022
what is foil tape used for FAQ + Tipss

Foil adhesive tapes are exceptionally versatile and long-lasting solutions for harsh and severe applications. Unswerving adhesion, electrical and thermal conductivity, as well as chemical, UV radiation, and humidity resistance, make foil tapes an ideal option for extreme uses. In most cases, foil tapes are used mainly outdoors because these adhesive tapes can withstand various elements…

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Adhesive Tapes | Types, Benefits, and Industrial Applications

By Craig Hirsh / December 1, 2022
adhesive tapes types benefits and industrial applications

If you run an automotive, aerospace, or industrial business, you are no stranger to the power of adhesive tape. Various adhesive tapes offer distinct benefits and purposes, so you need the right adhesive tape to do each job properly. Keep reading to learn everything about adhesive tapes, applications and tape adhesion strength. What Is Adhesive…

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The Guide to Using OCA Films to Create Stunning Displays

By Craig Hirsh / November 21, 2022
the guide to using oca films to create stunning displays

Optically Clear Adhesive (OCA) films create a glowing and brilliant picture for touch screens on mobile smart devices and interactive displays.  OCA films assist mobile smart devices in projecting a clear, crisp and detailed image for users. Without high-quality film screens, a user’s interaction with a device would be nothing like the clear picture we…

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