White Papers - PSA Literature
Learn more about PSA (Pressure Sensitive Adhesive) tape and related products, their applications and the production process by downloading white papers, brochures, technical data and other informative literature. Please give us 24 hours to respond if requesting information.
Overview of MBK Converting Capabilities
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.
MBK Line Cards: Industrial, Medical, Food, Electronics & Display Industries
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.
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.
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.
3M™ How to Select the Right Adhesive for Your Application in the Medical Device Industry
Over the past few decades, adhesives in one form or another have been replacing many other fastening systems in the assembly of medical devices. Read More.
The Difference Between Short and Long-Term Medical Tapes Wear Duration
When deciding on what tape to choose for 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.
3M™ Silicone Adhesive Tapes for Medical Applications
Introducing a new skin - friendly, adhesive technology for use in the design and manufacturing of medical devices. Read More.
3M™ Medical Specialties - Silicone Adhesives - An Answer to Gentle Skin Adhesion
The goal, when adhering to skin, is to hold the device in place until it is time to remove it and to not damage the skin, either during wear or at the time of removal. Read More.
3M™ Automotive Divison Liner Removal & Tabbing Options
Some taped parts are required to have a tab on the liner to facilitate liner removal by line operators. Read More.
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