Adhesive Tapes Provide Quiet Solutions

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We live in an increasingly noisy world. Besides the obvious effects on hearing loss, excessive noise levels contribute to hypertension, high-stress, tinnitus, and sleep disturbances.  Modern transportation methods, especially aircraft, are on a mission to quiet the noise. In addition to the roar of the jet engines, other sources of noise in the aircraft cabin include… Read more »

A Clear Take Off with Lightweight Adhesive Tapes

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Aerospace manufacturers, like manufacturers in most industries, are under pressure to increase profitability and reduce the cost of doing business. Aerospace OEM and MRO companies have the added challenge of remaining compliant with FAA regulations and ISO certification requirements. One way aerospace product engineers are achieving their goals is by increasing efficiency in manufacturing processes…. Read more »

Getting Off the Ground Faster with Adhesive Tape

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Aircraft engineers are pressed for designs and materials that will improve aerodynamics and decrease aircraft weight. Honeycomb structure panels have proven to be an excellent lightweight construction material for aircraft interiors. Honeycomb materials are well-suited for applications involving flat or slightly curved surfaces. Although these materials are lightweight, they are also high-strength, typically constructed from… Read more »

Solve the Biggest Problems with Environmental Conditions and Adhesive Tapes

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Environmental conditions will often affect the bonding application of adhesive tape during its application process. With a wide range of industries and product designs, bonding and tape applications are often exposed to conditions that will cause your bond to underperform. Specialty formulated adhesive tape provides an effective bonding solution that will hold up and perform well when exposed to… Read more »

Five Ways Tape Can Save the Day

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When you think of adhesive tape, you probably think of it as one of the quickest and most effective ways to attach two items. While this observation is certainly correct, there are many other jobs adhesive tapes can do. Adhesive material innovations have resulted in a wide array of unexpected benefits and advantages that tape… Read more »

Easy Solutions with Adhesive Tape

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Engineers in a wide range of industries are solving problems and simplifying assemblies using adhesive tapes. Adhesive tapes have proven to be highly effective in joining dissimilar materials, replacing mechanical fasteners, and improving overall speed and productivity in a number of processes. In most cases, adhesive tapes are simpler, cleaner, and faster to apply than… Read more »

What is Surface Energy, and Why is it Important in Bonding?

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When considering adhesives, bonding surface is a critical factor. Unlike processes that alter and join surfaces, such as welding, bonding with adhesives involves attaching two surfaces, without changing their individual characteristics. That being the case, the adhesive selected must be appropriate for the surfaces involved in the application. Surface energy is a term used to… Read more »

High Performing Tape and the Automotive Industry

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High Performing – No Primer Needed Introducting 3M’s new high-performance acrylic foam tape, a 1.14 mm thick, dark gray, double-coated acrylic foam tape designed for the attachment of automotive exterior trim parts – without the use of adhesion promoter.  A versatile solution addressing automotive industry’s need for a high-performing tape for low and medium surface… Read more »

Automotive Industry Advances with Tape

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Do you need an adhesive to bond to almost any substrate within the automotive industry? Can-Do Tape has provided a wide assortment of heat tapes to the automotive industry and manufacturers since 1996. Our partnership with Bemis allows us to offer a wider range of adhesive solutions for laminating, moulding and welding solutions. This provides us the ability to help you… Read more »

Keeping Up With Fasteners

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An Amazing Tape Solution for Fastening Screws Increase savings by applying AEROFAST Tape over fastener heads on access panels for aircraft, marine, and other vehicle maintenance to keep fasteners in place while you work. Constructed of a clear polyethylene film, AEROFAST Tape carries a rubber adhesive along the serrated edges of the tape with an adhesive-free center. The rubber adhesive sides… Read more »