Automotive & Transportation Tape Solutions

MBK Tape Solutions converts adhesive tape and related materials for the automotive, boat, train, plane, and related transportation industries. By replacing traditional mechanical fasteners with adhesive tapes, manufacturers in the automotive industry have increased productivity and decreased costs. In the first and second tier of suppliers, converted tape products provide solutions for masking, mounting, sound dampening, surface protection, and thermal management.

MBK Tape Solutions sources quality materials and can help design a manufacturing process that streamlines manufacturing in every aspect of vehicle assembly and the after-care market  Our converting services include prototyping, die-cutting, laminating, slitting, printing, and much more.  Contact us today!

Common Tapes and Materials used in the Automotive and Transportation Industries

Materials for Bonding Applications

  • 3M™ Dual Lock
  • 3M™ VHB
  • Adhesive Transfer Systems
  • Double Sided Tapes
  • Hook & Loop Fasteners

Materials for Thermal & Acoustic Management

  • 3M Viscoelastic Damping Polymers
  • Glass Cloth
  • Non-woven Polyester Fabric
  • Silicone Rubber

Materials for Sound & Vibration Dampening

  • 3M Viscoelastic Damping Polymers
  • Butyl Rubber
  • Felt
  • Foams: EPDM, Neoprene, Urethane Foam, Polyethylene
  • Non-woven Fabrics
  • UHMW

Harness Wrap & Cable Wrapping

  • Glass Cloth
  • Paper Tape
  • Vinyl Tape

Protective Masking

  • Films – LDPE, Polyester, Urethane
  • Paper Tape

Automotive Tapes & Applications

MBK offers a wide variety of adhesive solutions for the automotive industry used for the exterior, interior, body, and electrical systems including electrical insulation tapes, anti-slip tapes, paint masking tapes, fine line & paint masking tapes.

Automotive Tape Applications

  • Permanent bonding of emblems, body side moldings and trims to exterior car body surfaces
  • Mirror assembling and surface protection
  • Cable wrapping and mounting during transport, assembly and throughout the vehicle’s lifetime
  • Die cut parts cover holes
  • Paint masking
  • Temporary surface protection during production and transportation
  • Bundling and protections of wire harnessing
  • Abrasion protection for wire and cable systems
  • Sound & Vibration damping
  • Reducing squeaks and rattles with high abrasion resistance and low coefficient of friction products.
  • Thermal management in areas such as starters, floor boards, firewalls and fuel lines

Automotive Tapes & Related Materials

  • Abrasion Protection
  • Body Side Molding Attachment Tapes
  • Decorative Striping Tapes
  • Dust, Dirt and Moisture Sealing Tapes
  • Emblem Mounting Tapes
  • Fine Line Masking Tapes
  • Liquid Adhesives
  • Paint Masking Tapes
  • Silicone Foam & Rubber Products
  • Squeak Reduction &, Vibration Damping
  • Surface Protection: Permanent and Removable

Tape Applications for Aviation, Boats, Trains and other Modes of Transportation

MBK offers a wide range of tapes and films for numerous interiors, construction/MRO maintenance, repair, and operation applications. These applications for planes, boats/ships, and trains include surface protection, mounting of plastic parts, carpet fixation, and wire harnessing.

Aviation, Boats and Train Tape Applications

  • Anti-slip protection
  • Attachment of cables
  • Bundling of wires and cords
  • Floor marking
  • Foil Seam Sealing
  • Identification labeling or marking
  • Insulation protection
  • Masking
  • Mounting of panels, mirrors, glass, and components
  • Permanent securing of metal or plastic parts
  • Pre-mounting of small parts for positioning before mechanical securing
  • Protective strips on floors
  • Securing carpets with removability
  • Surface protection of exposed areas
  • Temporary surface protection during production, transportation, and maintenance work
  • Vibration and noise damping

Tape Applications for Trucks, Buses, RV and Other Specialty Vehicles

MBK offers a variety of duct tapes, masking products, and foam mounting tapes to the trailer body manufacturers, which include trucks, vans, buses, motor homes, recreational vehicles, and a variety of specialty trailers.

Mounting foam tapes replace mechanical fasteners to create aesthetic advantages and decrease corrosion and fewer leak points. By utilizing custom die cut mounting foam parts or slit rolls on long-length traverse wound reels, saves assembly time, lowers labor cost, and is cleaner and safer to use.

Transportation Tapes & Related Materials

  • Anti-Slip Tapes
  • Anti-Squeak Tapes
  • Bonding & Joining Tapes
  • CHR Silicone Foam &Rubber Products
  • Conspicuity Tapes
  • Decorative/Striping Tapes
  • Electrical Insulation
  • Masking Tapes
  • Polyurethane Mounting Tapes serve as fasteners when applying body panels to framing
  • PVC closed cell Foams seal under demanding conditions and dampens sound and noise
  • Reflective Tapes & Retro reflective Tapes
  • Surface Protection Tapes
  • Thermal Insulation Tapes
  • VHB Tapes

Browse the MBK Material Catalog

Browse through our Product Catalog for adhesive tape and related materials used in the Automotive and Transportation Industries.  Request information or call at 818-998-1477 to speak with an MBK engineer to help source and develop the ideal product for your application.

Why Work with MBK Tape Solutions

MBK Tape Solutions, a Boyd company, wants to be your manufacturing partner. We have the expertise, experience, equipment, and resources to provide innovative engineered solutions for your challenging issues. With material suppliers and facilities around the globe, we have the flexibility and can produce your products in a timely manner, while protecting the environment with sustainable, lean operations that reduce waste and minimize carbon footprint. From concept to large-scale manufacturing, MBK will deliver a reliable top quality product that best meets your specifications.

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