At Budnick, we're focused on making sure you have the knowledge base you need to make the right decisions for your projects.
One of the biggest missteps you can make in your adhesive selection process is assuming that all tapes are the same - which is why we're here to help you understand the differences.
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One of the biggest missteps you can make in your adhesive selection process is assuming that all tapes are the same. So much goes into whether an adhesive will work for your particular application, and you should consider each factor when picking out an ideal product. It's important to match the properties of your adhesive to the needs of what you're bonding.
At Budnick.com we've always made it our primary goal to educate our customers as best we can, and our Tape101 eBook and learning center is the next step in that process. We've outlined the basic steps to follow and questions to ask throughout the process of identifying an adhesive so you can approach each project with the knowledge you need to make the best decisions. Feel free to browse through the basics of tapes, or for a more in-depth overview, download our free eBook here!
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
Case Study Adhesive Tab
This customer came to Budnick requesting our help in creating an adhesive tab matrix with easy application onto a film.
- The tab needed to stick quickly in a temperature range from 0 – 150°F
- Tab required bondability to both sides of the film
- The tab would be part of a product used to collect crops while in the fields
Case Study Efficiency
An electronics manufacturer was hoping to find an improved process when attaching stiffener bars within computer boxes.
- The customer had previously been using spot welds to attach the stiffener bars
- Budnick recommended an acrylic foam that bonds well to powder coated paint
- Budnick developed a jig that holds parts in place in order to to ease assembly