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.
Feeling a little lost about what all these terms mean? We've compiled a glossary of the most common terms using a variety of resources to help!
Get all the basics on adhesive tape - from learning exactly what a PSA is to the factors that help you determine the right one, our guide will get you started!
Datasheets for adhesive tape give you a lot of specs - and it's important to understand what all those numbers mean and how they apply to your selection process.
By asking a few basic questions you can ensure that you're picking the exact right tape for your application. Use our handy guide to help guide the way!
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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 specific 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!
Budnick has decades of experience developing application, product, and process solutions - read about some of our favorite solutions below!
Case Study Improved Process
Too much wasted product and stoppages during production brought this architectural window manufacturer to Budnick.
- Tape was inconsistent when being applied to window muntin bars
- Workers were applying the tape by hand, resulting in too much wasted material
- Budnick’s production manager worked directly with customer on the application issue
Case Study Design Improvement
Unable to meet production goals due to a failing extrusion, this medical equipment manufacturer turned to Budnick to develop a solution.
- Customer was using an extruder’s failing foam to attach an extrusion to a sink base
- A new acrylic foam with quick-stick properties was tested and implemented
- Budnick worked with a new extruder to develop a properly fitting extrusion
Case Study Quick Response
A local automotive supplier came to Budnick in the hope of finding material to be cut for use as steering wheel cowling cover.
- A vinyl cloth material was sourced and converted with detailed holes and edges
- To save the customer tooling costs, the material was cut with Budnick’s waterjet
- Changes in part dimensions were able to be made during the project’s initial stages