What is UHMW?

UHMW PE Adhesive Tape & Film: Custom Die Cutting & Converting

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What is UHMW? UHMW (ultra high molecular weight polyethylene) plastic is a highly abrasion, impact, and wear resistant plastic with a low coefficient of friction. These performance properties make UHMW ideal for applications that require surface protection, sound dampening, or a quick solution to eliminate squeaks or rattles caused by adjacent movement. UHMW can be […]

Kapton® Polyimide Die Cutting

Kapton® Polyimide Adhesive Tape & Film: Custom Die Cutting & Converting

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Kapton® or polyimide is an amber colored polymer plastic founded by E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company in the 1960’s. Kapton® is widely known for its high temperature resistance, dielectric strength, dimensional stability, and chemical resistance. These properties make Kapton® a performance polymer commonly used in the electronics and aerospace industry. Polyimide is manufactured […]

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Clear Plastic Face Shield/Sneeze Guard Guide

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Due to the current pandemic clear performance plastics are in high demand for use in the production of clear plastic face shields or Sneeze Guards. In the beginning these face shields were being produced for nurses and doctors on the front line, to provide any extra layer of protection over their face mask. In concept, […]

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PTFE Fluoropolymers Improve Packaging Equipment & Applications

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In the packaging industry many applications rely on materials that withstand extreme temperatures, resist friction and include release properties. Fiberglass tapes and fabrics coated with Teflon™ PTFE can be an ideal solution to incorporate these benefits into packaging applications. These products can be applied on heat sealing equipment including commercial bag sealers, L-Bar sealers, or […]