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Adhesive Comparison: Double Sided Tapes vs. Liquid Glue and Mechanical Fastening

As a leading manufacturer of adhesive solutions with more than a century of experience, tesa tape and its employees are equipped with a deep understanding of adhesive technologies and applications. Our years of experience have given us the opportunity to test our adhesive tapes against other types of bonding systems. Based on the comparison, the advantages of double-sided tapes are clear.
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Download Our PSA Reference Guide

We are pleased to offer a detailed reference guide depicting pressure sensitive adhesive tape technology including tape components, test methods, and common industry terms. This reference guide is available as a complimentary downloadable pdf e-book.
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Adhesive Comparison: Double-Sided Tapes vs. Liquid Glue and Mechanical Fastening

Four Fundamentals that Affect Tape Holding Power

The tesa brand of adhesive tapes has long been recognized as a trusted brand of high-performance adhesive tapes for industrial applications. To ensure that any adhesive tape is performing at an optimal level, it is important to consider additional factors that can affect an adhesive’s holding power. Read on to learn more about these ambient factors.
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Understanding the Basics of Pressure Sensitive Adhesive Tapes - Tape 101

The pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) tape market is projected to grow exponentially by the year 2020.
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A Candid Look at Tape Backings

Tape backings, also referred to as carriers, play a critical role in the performance of a pressure sensitive adhesive tape. Learn more about the various types of tape backings on the market and considerations to take into account when choosing the right product for your application.
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What's the Deal with Peel (Peel Adhesion, that is)?

Historically one of the most frequently asked questions regarding pressure-sensitive adhesive tapes (PSAs) relates to the topic of peel adhesion
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Natural rubber is one of the most important raw materials for contact adhesives. By adding of resins the strong adhesion is reached.

Exploring Adhesives Used in PSA Tapes

In this article, we will explore varying types of adhesive systems and the unique characteristics of each.
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Maximizing Your Investment - The Plate Mounting Tape Contribution

As market trends progress within the narrow web print industry, many printers are making investments in new technologies to keep pace and satisfy customer demands. While new equipment technologies can play a large part in the quality of the finished product, as well as creating some efficiencies, there are other contributing factors that can make an impact on the bottom line. Read on to learn more about maximizing your equipment investment by choosing the right plate mounting tape and adhesive combinations.
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Tape Technology

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The Choice Is Clear: View Our New Adhesive System Comparison

When it comes to adhesive technology, adhesive composition matters. tesa offers products with a variety of adhesive systems, but when it comes to durable performance in extreme climatic conditions, tesa® acrylic tapes are always the products of choice for bonding applications.
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Protecting Your Brand:Four Reasons Why Tape Can Play a Critical Role

Read our latest white paper on, 'Protecting Your Brand:Four Reasons Why Tape Can Play a Critical Role'
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The Effects of Low Temperatures on Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives

With winter upon us, it’s a good idea to examine the effect of low temperatures on self adhesive tape performance.
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Take the Nuts, Bolts, Rivets, and Glue Out of Bonding Applications

Take the Nuts, Bolts, Rivets, and Glue Out of Bonding Applications

In today’s industrial manufacturing and construction environments, a variety of both traditional and modern materials, such as composites and plastics, are being utilized to produce finished products and building structures in all shapes, sizes, and configurations.
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Tape Knowledge for Printers

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Maximizing Your Investment - The Plate Mounting Tape Contribution

As market trends progress within the narrow web print industry, many printers are making investments in new technologies to keep pace and satisfy customer demands. While new equipment technologies can play a large part in the quality of the finished product, as well as creating some efficiencies, there are other contributing factors that can make an impact on the bottom line. Read on to learn more about maximizing your equipment investment by choosing the right plate mounting tape and adhesive combinations.
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Plate mounting made fast and efficient

Quicker and Simpler Plate Mounting

Learn valuable insights regarding today's advanced adhesive tapes for industrial applications! Enjoy this educational series by tesa.
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Process Improvement for the Narrow Web Printer

Changes in flexographic printing are happening faster than ever. Press speeds are getting faster and faster, and new plate and sleeve technologies facilitate vastly improved print quality.
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