Solutions for Appliance Manufacturers
At Budnick, our experience and broad converting capabilities make commercial and residential appliance manufacturers more productive in how they use adhesive tapes, foams, and various other materials.
Adhesive tapes can aid in the assembly of appliances in a number of applications - whether you’re bonding panels, mounting functional interfaces or handles, or adhering nameplates, there’s a tape solution to make your job easier!
Budnick specializes in solutions for the foam-in-place process, including venting tapes for hole covering and tapes for holding and seaming, ensuring the efficiency of your foaming processes
Gaskets help insulate against electrical and thermal elements, protect components from dust and moisture, and provide sound damping around compressor and motor casings among numerous other applications.
Make sure your product’s image arrives intact by protecting against scratches, dents, and dings. Protective films and strapping tape help ensure your product arrives exactly how you intended.
What We Offer
Commercial and residential appliance manufacturers are challenged to innovate sleek new designs and to build quality products at extremely affordable prices. At Budnick, we utilize our experience in the Appliance Industry, material sourcing, and fabricating to help you achieve these goals.
We negotiate with mills throughout the world to help Sourcing find cost effective, quality products, and our extensive material fabricating capabilities offer Engineering teams the design freedom to innovate. For instance, custom cut, high bond tapes are improving designs and eliminating the costs and quality concerns of glues and mechanical fasteners in both residential and commercial appliances.
Our innovative venting solutions are also reducing foaming voids and re-work times, and custom gaskets improve quality and speed up your production process. When used during appliance transport, clean removable securing tapes and custom cut surface protection films also help you deliver defect free appliances to your end users.
The bottom line is that Budnick wants to partner in your business to help you improve product designs, better source your materials, reduce downtime, increase productivity, raise quality levels, and sell more appliances at higher profit margins.
Browse through our baskets of standard appliance products above, or contact a Budnick application engineer to help source and develop the ideal product for your application!
For decades Budnick has provided customized solutions for specialty adhesive applications designed specifically for appliance manufacturers. Whether you’re looking to speed up production, improve product performance, or protect your products during transport, Budnick has a solution for your needs!
Case Study Product Selection
We worked with an injection molder whose customer, a thermostat manufacturer, needed an adhesive solution for multiple applications.
- Customer needed a solution for both mounting and surface protection
- Two different tapes were proposed and converted to meet customer needs
- Additional modifications to the tab were made to ease material handling
Case Study Improved Process
Inconsistencies in tape usage and scrapping a significant amount of product were becoming a serious issue for a well-known appliance manufacturer.
- Foam-in-place insulation application was failing – 30% of the refrigerator doors were scrapped
- Converted product designed to hold foam insulation in and allow more air and water to escape
- The customer’s amount of discarded doors dropped from 30% all the way down to 5%
Case Study Small Changes
A customer was using a high tack adhesive for numerous applications throughout their process - but there were issues with some having exposed adhesive.
- Multi-use tape was used for several applications and redundant on use
- After the tape was applied, adhesive was exposed in some areas
- Customer continued with a single product that would fit all the existing applications