Literature Library

Learn about Pressure Sensitive Adhesive (PSA)) tape and related products, their applications, and the converting process by downloading white papers, brochures, technical data, press releases, and other informative literature. Please give us 24 hours to respond if requesting information.

Powerpoint Presentations

Overview of MBK Converting Capabilities – PowerPoint Presentation MBK Tape Solutions provides specialty tape converting services including die-cutting, slitting, rewinding, sheeting, specialty laminations, spooling, reeling, rewinding, and printing. This PowerPoint presentation shows examples of MBK converted products using the various processes. Read More.

Guidelines

6 Factors to Choosing the Right Adhesive Tape The choice of an adhesive is based upon the use of the tape and the environment in which it is applied and used. The following elements are crucial in determining the correct adhesive selection. Read More.

Pressure Sensitive Adhesive Tape Construction
Pressure sensitive adhesive tape consist of flexible strip of cloth, paper, metal, plastic or foam coated on one or both sides with a rubber, acrylic or silicone adhesive system. Read More.

Reference Guide to Release Liners
MBK Tape Solutions offers a variety of release liner options, slit liners, extended liners and pull tabs. By pairing the right release liner with the adhesive roll, sheet or part enables the manufacturing process and finished product to function and perform with ease and consistency. Read More.

How to Evaluate and Test Pressure Sensitive Adhesive Tape Performance
PSTC and ASTM adhesive test methods are helpful in the evaluation and testing of adhesive tapes. The standards help to identify adhesive performance properties, including adhesion, tensile strength, shear and elongation. Read More.

What Factors Impact the Shelf Life of Adhesive Tapes
The shelf life is considered the period of time an adhesive remains usable after being manufactured. Typically, the manufacturer’s shelf life for a PSA is one to two years when stored in a dark, dry and cool place, however there are many factors that play in the life of a tape product . Read More.

Best Practices for Storing and Applying Pressure Sensitive Adhesive Tapes
It is essential with all Pressure Sensitive Adhesives (PSA) that the bonding surface be clean, dry and free of lint, grease and oil contaminations. Read More.

The Difference Between Short and Long-Term Medical Tapes Wear Duration
When deciding on what tape to choose fro your medical application, it is important to know how long the adhesive is needed to adhere to the skin; from a few hours to multiple days to a few weeks. Read More.

Whitepapers & Press Releases

MBK is acquired by Boyd Corporation in December 2021
MBK Tape Solutions is thrilled to announce that we were acquired by Boyd Corporation, a global leader in engineered materials and thermal management technologies, on December 15, 2021. With similar core values and goals, we felt this acquisition is a perfect match. Our tape converting expertise combined with Boyd’s global footprint and extensive assets will exponentially increase the value we can bring to our customers and suppliers. Read More.

MBK Introduces The Sysco DCS10 Rotary Press
This new state-of-the-art 10 stations rotary press uses modern technology to die-cut, laminate, align all in one pass, which increases cutting speed, raises the product capacity efficiently, and assures a higher level of quality. Read More.

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