JBC Technologies Blog

Case Study: Acrylic Foam Tapes for Enclosed Utility Trailers

Posted by Mark Swanson on Apr 20, 2017 4:47:58 PM

Acrylic foam tapes (AFTs) can bond the panels of enclosed utility trailers. Unlike mechanical fasteners, these high-strength industrial adhesives won’t loosen from vibrations. This results in a quieter ride, but reduced noise and vibration dampening aren’t the only benefits. AFTs support die cutting, a cost-effective material conversion technique. As an experienced die cutter who understands your assembly operations, JBC Technologies can save you time and money with acrylic foam tapes. This case study explains how. 

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Topics: Engineering, Die Cutting

3 Reasons to Visit JBC Technologies at AHR Expo

Posted by Mark Swanson on Jan 26, 2017 10:00:00 AM

AHR Expo 2017 last three days, hosts 2000 exhibitors, and attracts crowds of 60,000 attendees. Even if the International Air Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) wasn’t in Las Vegas, competition for your attention would be fierce. There’s plenty to see and do both at the tradeshow and in the Entertainment Capital of the World, so why visit a die cutter from Ohio when you’re in Nevada?

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Topics: HVAC, Die Cutting, Gaskets, Engineering

Part 2: The Basics of Pressure Sensitive Adhesive (PSA) Failure

Posted by Joe Bliss on Sep 15, 2016 3:30:48 PM

In Part 1 of the Basics of Pressure Sensitive Adhesive Failure, we talked in depth about the surface preparation and language. In Part 2, we will walk through the steps of an application of a PSA and how it will affect the bond performance.

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Topics: Adhesives, Engineering

Part 1: The Basics of Pressure Sensitive Adhesive (PSA) Failure

Posted by Joe Bliss on Sep 8, 2016 5:29:22 PM

When considering Pressure Sensitive Adhesives, you must look at many aspects including the failures. Engineers always look at all aspects including failures to avoid something going wrong. This two part series will address the language, importance of surface cleanliness, and the application of a PSA. 

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Topics: Adhesives, Die Cutting, Engineering

Die Cut Technical Papers for Electrical Insulation

Posted by Sam Frazier on Aug 19, 2016 9:44:43 AM

Engineers read plenty of trade journals and industry magazines. So when they hear the term “technical papers,” it’s only natural to wonder if the publications are reports, white papers, or magazine articles. Not all technical papers are meant to be read, however. In fact, some are designed for electrical insulation instead of professional education. These technical papers support precision die cutting and impart specialized properties for applications such as electrical insulation.

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Topics: Die Cutting, Electronics, Engineering