JBC Technologies Blog

Die Cut Gaskets: UL 94 Flame Resistance and EMI Shielding

Posted by Mark Swanson on Oct 3, 2017 3:29:49 PM

Die cut gaskets that provide UL 94 flame resistance and EMI shielding meet flammability requirements from Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and resist electromagnetic interference (EMI). These die cut products also conduct electricity and provide environmental sealing. Applications include electric vehicles (EVs), unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), ultraviolet (UV) curing equipment, and surveillance cameras.   

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Topics: Die Cutting, Foam & Elastomers

PVC Foam Tapes: Material Suppliers and Trade Names

Posted by Mark Swanson on Sep 28, 2017 8:39:06 AM

PVC foam tapes seal out air, dust, moisture, and light. They also insulate against impact and vibration. To meet requirements for compression, conformability, and cushioning, these assembly tapes come in low, medium, and high densities. There are many types of PVC foam tapes, but JBC Technologies sources materials from a strategic network of suppliers. The roll slitting and die cutting services that we provide add value to your projects because they speed installation times and maximize material yields.     

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Topics: Adhesives, Die Cutting, Foam & Elastomers

Die Cut Assembly Materials: Advantages and Applications

Posted by Mark Swanson on Aug 31, 2017 8:00:05 AM

Die cut assembly materials like acrylic foam tapes (AFTs) and double-coated foam tapes provide important advantages over liquid glues and mechanical fasteners. In addition to saving you time and money, these die cut materials can meet demanding, application-specific requirements for fast, reliable fastening. For the automotive, appliance, specialty vehicle, and other industries, die cut assembly materials are solutions that stick because they add value to product designs and production operations.

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Topics: Adhesives, Foam & Elastomers

Die Cut Weather Seals: Applications and Industries

Posted by Mark Swanson on Aug 24, 2017 8:51:03 AM

Die cut weather seals protect interior components from water, light, dust, dirt, and other contaminants. They are used with automotive head lights and tail lights, furnace doors, HVAC access panels, cover plates, and lenses for LED lighting. To support cost-effective manufacturing, these die cut products are fabricated from sheet or roll materials and can attach to the substrate with metal fasteners or adhesives.  

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Topics: Gaskets, Die Cutting, Automotive, HVAC, Foam & Elastomers

Die Cut Noise Barriers and Sound Absorbers: Material Suppliers and Trade Names

Posted by Mark Swanson on Aug 16, 2017 10:50:13 AM

Die cut noise barriers and sound absorbers reduce noise, vibration and harshness (NVH).  They also help eliminate buzz, squeak, and rattles (BSR) in automotive interiors. Applications include acoustic insulation for industrial machinery and equipment. Die cut noise barriers reflect sounds back to their source. Die cut sound absorbers are designed to absorb sounds instead. 

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Topics: Die Cutting, Foam & Elastomers