The Complete Guide to Using Tape for Insulation Seams

the complete guide to using tape for insulation seams

There are dozens of architectural design elements to consider when building a house, but the most critical element is keeping out water and wind. That is why finding the right tape for insulation seams is vital in home and building construction. It only takes one leak to compromise the entire structure. Why Seaming Tape is…

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Meeting Automotive NVH Standards With Pressure Sensitive Adhesive

Meeting Automotive NVH Standards With Pressure Sensitive Adhesive

Noise is a significant source of pollution affecting human health and quality of life. For instance, prolonged exposure to noise levels exceeding 70db (A) may impact human hearing sensitivity, cause anxiety and induce adverse health effects like hypertension. Noise pollution comes from various sources, including traffic noise, air traffic, construction sites, and more.  The good…

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How Battery Coatings Power the Future of Electric Vehicles

how-battery-coatings-power-the-future-of-electric-vehicles

According to the Washington Post, an average electric car (EV) needs 30-kilowatt hours to run 100 miles. This figure is the equivalent of the energy amount an average American home requires daily to run electric appliances, from computers to the AC. The EV stores the required energy in high-voltage batteries that require top-notch EV battery…

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Aerospace Manufacturing: Thermal and Acoustic Insulation Materials

Aerospace Manufacturing Thermal and Acoustic Insulation Materials

Passengers’ and flight crew comfort is ensured by adequate regulation of the atmosphere within an airplane. Temperatures on the fuselage skin may fluctuate from –60°F in flight to 160°F while parked in bright sunshine, posing a hazard to the cabin’s interior temperature. Furthermore, the aircraft’s engine and aerodynamics of flight produce a significant quantity of…

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Utilizing EMI Shielding Laminates in Automotive Manufacturing

Utilizing-EMI-Shielding-Laminates-in-Automotive-Manufacturing

Many modern vehicles feature significant functions, like Bluetooth, electric windows, GPS, and self-driving functionalities. These features and functionalities, coupled with electric vehicle technology, make electromagnetic shielding a concern in the automotive industry. Electromagnetic interference, if not controlled, may damage components or cause electronic malfunctions and errors on vehicle equipment. EMI shielding minimizes such problems by…

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A Guide to Ink Receptive Coating for Digital Printing

a guide to ink receptive coating for digital printing

Ink receptive technology is a new, innovative technology that tackles the challenges of how different substrates absorb ink. Ink receptive coatings are designed for paper, textiles, and films with fast ink dry time, high print quality, and improved ink adhesion. This guide covers the different types of coatings, what to consider when choosing a coating,…

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What are Biocompatible Adhesives? The Ultimate Guide

what are biocompatible adhesives the ultimate guide

As the VP of product development, you owe it to your company to select the right pressure sensitive adhesive for your medical tapes. The products that you source should be high quality and match your performance needs. Most importantly, they need to be safe for human use without severe adverse effects.  We’ve put together this…

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The Use of FTIR Analysis in Adhesive Manufacturing

the use of FTIR Analysis in adhesive manufacturing

FTIR stands for Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy. It is a versatile technique used to identify the quality of the adhesives’ raw materials and the finished product. It helps to point out any organic, inorganic, or polymeric features which could cause inconsistencies in the final product. We cannot underestimate the importance of adhesives in today’s world.…

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What is Toll Manufacturing? Everything You Should Consider

what is toll manufacturing everything you should consider

Toll manufacturing, simply put, is the arrangement where one company processes materials for another. Outsourcing your manufacturing process or part of it to a reputable company is a cost-efficient way to produce your product or raw materials. It would help if you had a partner with specialized equipment, organizational systems, and skilled labor already in…

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Understanding Pressure Sensitive Adhesives and How They’re Made

understanding pressure sensitive adhesives and how theyre made

Pressure-sensitive adhesives, also known as PSAs are used in the manufacturing of many products, as well as hundreds of other products. Their applications span across every industry, making them a crucial part of today’s infrastructure. This is your guide to pressure-sensitive adhesives, what they are, and how they are made. What are Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives? A…

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