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7 Questions to Ask When Selecting Electrically Conductive Tape

on 12/23/19 2:48 PM By | Casey Cephas | 0 Comments | Electronics Materials Adhesives
Electronically conductive tapes (ECT) can be an excellent solution for grounding, EMI shielding, and attaching components in a wide range of electronic applications. These specialized tapes have conductive filler particles that enable interconnection between substrates while also providing electrical insulation. ECTs are also very easy to use and integrate into the manufacturing process.
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Why It’s Time to Replace Mechanical Fasteners with Adhesives

on 12/10/19 2:44 PM By | Casey Cephas | 0 Comments | Fasteners Adhesives
When it comes to building and assembling electronic devices, there are numerous ways to affix parts or hold components in place – screws, brackets, staples, bolts, retaining rings, pins, and the list goes on. While these mechanical fasteners can be effective, they also add complexity, cost, weight, and other factors to the product. A viable alternative that may address many of your design challenges is adhesive. The science of adhesives has advanced tremendously over the past few decades. Now, for applications that have previously required mechanical fasteners, the right adhesive can result in a lighter, smoother, and smaller solution. 
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