adhesives

Henkel Opens Worlds Biggest Adhesive Production Facility

Henkel Opens Worlds Biggest Adhesive Production Facility

Rising demand for adhesive products in the Asian Pacific region has led one of the world’s leading tape manufacturers to open a huge adhesive production plant in China. The plant came online in September and is expected to produce almost a half million metric tons of adhesives annually, once fully operational. Henkel’s tape brands include […]

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Tape That Mimics Rose Is Sticky Without The Thorns

Tape That Mimics Rose Is Sticky Without The Thorns

A new development in nano materials has led to a tape film that causes water droplets to bead, much like they do on a rose petal. The film can continue to hold the beaded water droplets even when turned upside down.  It uses a property known as “rasberry prticles” to cause water to adhere to […]

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Want A Faster Computer?  Tape The Chips Together!

Want A Faster Computer? Tape The Chips Together!

Scientists working to join semiconductors needed to run super computers have long dealt with the problem of getting those specialized chips, called cuprates, to work well with the more common chips needed to complete computer operations. Rather than using complicated and expensive materials to merge the two types of chips, these researchers have learned that […]

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New Tape Intended For Building Prefab Houses

New Tape Intended For Building Prefab Houses

We have been a proponent of using tape for fabricating temporary shelter for a long time (hexayurtape.com) but a new product  in development at the Franhofer Institute for Wood Research is really upping the game. They have designed a quick setting adhesive tape intended for permanent bonding of the components of prefabricated houses.  The tape […]

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New Tape Adhesive Gets Under Your Skin

New Tape Adhesive Gets Under Your Skin

A new adhesive under development uses the technique of a parasitic worm to stick better. The adhesive mimics the behavior of the Spiny Proboscis when it attaches to a host’s intestinal track. Using plastic micro-spines that become soft when wet, the bandage is able to lock itself to the skin when skin moisture activates the […]

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3M To Introduce New Tapes For Sign Industry

3M To Introduce New Tapes For Sign Industry

3M is set to introduce some new adhesive and tape solutions at the International Sign Expo in Las Vegas this week. These new products are based on low odor acrylic adhesives that are safer for workers and are designed to replace mechanical fasteners. By no longer requiring the holes that are needed to use mechanical […]

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New Tape Adhesive Designed For Sub Freezing Conditions

New Tape Adhesive Designed For Sub Freezing Conditions

Ultra Tape, a division of Delpon, has introduced a tape adhesive intended for use in very cold temperatures. Primarily intended for use in frozen food labeling, SubZero tape solves the problem of conventional tape-based adhesives not adhering properly in extremely cold conditions. Allabouttape.com is your source for information about the adhesive tape industry. All the […]

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Henkel Introduces Transparent Adhesive To Euro Market

Henkel Introduces Transparent Adhesive To Euro Market

Henkel has chosen this week’s ICE expo in Munich to introduce a new water based acrylic adhesive that is transparent. Aquence PS6025 is intended for adhering transparent films to clear surfaces made of glass or plastic, allowing a bond that stays clear, even when wet. Look for this new product to appear soon in label […]

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