How to Evaluate Pressure Sensitive Adhesive Tape

The Pressure Sensitive Tape Council (PSTC) and ASTM International set standards for Pressure Sensitive Adhesive tapes to help identify key performance properties.  There are several key evaluation metrics:

How to Evaluate Pressure Sensitive Adhesive Tape2022-08-12T12:26:03-05:00

We Make It Easy to Work with a Specialty Tape Converter

Adding a Specialty Tape Converter to your supply chain could be a very smart move for your company. While buying direct from tape manufacturers may seem wiser, read our Top Reasons to Work with a Specialty Tape Converter and let us show you how Elite Tape can partner with you to leap your company [...]

We Make It Easy to Work with a Specialty Tape Converter2022-06-15T13:37:44-05:00

Benefits of Working with Tape vs. Glue

Manufacturers in a variety of industries know the significant benefits of working with tapes versus liquid glue, sealants and other mechanical fasteners. Tapes offer a permanent bond, no cure time, no fumes and no messy clean ups, which is preferred for bonding in roofing, appliances, semiconductors, space vehicles, building & construction and many other industries. [...]

Benefits of Working with Tape vs. Glue2022-04-13T10:29:29-05:00

HSE & LSE Substrates Identification

HSE & LSE Substrates Identification Identifying Substrates and Pairing the Right Adhesive When searching for the appropriate adhesive system to create the best bond to your substrate, most important to consider is surface condition. Features such as roughness, smoothness, how porous, coated, uncoated, cleanliness, flexibility and size of the part. However, one of the [...]

HSE & LSE Substrates Identification2022-01-26T13:32:37-06:00

Tips for Storing Adhesive Tape

Tips for Storing Adhesive Tape Many people are surprised to hear adhesive tape products do have a shelf life. Shelf life varies per product, but you will find with proper packaging and storage your pressure sensitive adhesive tapes can last well past their shelf life and perform without any issues. The primary cause for variances [...]

Tips for Storing Adhesive Tape2022-01-14T12:12:41-06:00

How To Prepare Your Surface To Accept Adhesive And Secure A Solid Bond

Surface prep is required to ensure a solid adhesive bond onto most surfaces. Any type of contaminants can inhibit a secure bond between the surface and adhesive. Whether you have a simple surface that requires general cleaning or a heavily saturated surface that requires a heavy-duty solvent based cleaner, a clean surface will always [...]

How To Prepare Your Surface To Accept Adhesive And Secure A Solid Bond2021-12-01T14:33:00-06:00

How Are Acrylic Hi Bond Tapes Made And Where Are They Used?

Elite Tape’s Hi Bond (EHB) line was designed for endless applications in a variety of industries and markets. Elite’s EHB tapes provide superior, permanent bonds between a variety of substrates including plastics, glass, composites, metals and some sealed woods. Our EHB’s are used in several industries including sign manufacturing, furniture, appliances, automotive OEM [...]

How Are Acrylic Hi Bond Tapes Made And Where Are They Used?2021-12-01T14:33:35-06:00

Types Of Tape Adhesive Systems

There are many different types of adhesive systems when it comes to pressure-sensitive tapes. Each type of adhesive is designed specifically for a purpose and application. Knowing the difference between each type of adhesive system is important in order to get the best results for your particular job or use. Pressure sensitive adhesives are [...]

Types Of Tape Adhesive Systems2021-12-01T14:35:47-06:00

Everything You Need To Know About Splicing Tapes

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF A SPLICING TAPE? Splicing tapes are most commonly used, in a variety of manufacturing industries, to attach an already machine threaded substrate to the new substrate roll. This process of splicing the substrates allows operators to avoid lengthy downtimes and run continuous production without having to re-thread the material [...]

Everything You Need To Know About Splicing Tapes2021-12-01T14:35:54-06:00
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