Aerospace Manufacturing: Thermal and Acoustic Insulation Materials

By Craig Hirsh / July 6, 2022
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

By Craig Hirsh / May 23, 2022

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

By Craig Hirsh / May 17, 2022
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

By Craig Hirsh / February 21, 2022
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

By Craig Hirsh / February 21, 2022
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

By Craig Hirsh / February 7, 2022
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

By Craig Hirsh / January 14, 2022
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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Custom Adhesive Coating: How to Choose the Right One

By Craig Hirsh / January 14, 2022
custom adhesive coating how to choose the right one

In recent years, weight saving has grown into a major trend in the automotive and aerospace sectors. As such, one of the main areas manufacturers are continuously exploring is how to make their vehicles and aircrafts lighter. Whereas in the consumers’ eyes, this may seem like a competition for speed, it’s much more than that.…

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