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How to Protect Your Electronics from Interference with Shielding Tape

on 1/2/20 2:52 PM By | Casey Cephas | 0 Comments | Custom Converting Shielding
Your electronic device is constantly under attack. It can come from anywhere and have devastating consequences on the circuits and performance of your device. We’re talking about electromagnetic interference (EMI) and radio frequency interference (RFI). In the fight against interference, one weapon you have at your disposal is shielding tape. Let’s explore how this product can be an effective and cost-efficient solution for protecting your device from EMI/RFI interference.
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2 Important Things to Consider When Developing a Wearable

on 12/10/19 2:45 PM By | Casey Cephas | 0 Comments | Wearables Custom Converting
Wearables are the next frontier for medical and electronic device companies. The demand for consumer products to monitor fitness and personal health is on the rise. According to Accenture, the use of consumer wearable devices quadrupled in four years – going from 9% in 2014 to 33% in 2018. On the clinical side, wearable health technology such as EGG monitors, blood pressure monitors, and biosensors allow doctors to base decisions on real-time data, improve patient outcomes, and improve the efficiency of nurses and other medical staff. The development of wearable devices comes with unique design and manufacturing challenges. Here are two things to consider when developing a wearable.
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Benefits of Using a Materials Converter for Your Manufacturing

on 12/10/19 2:41 PM By | Casey Cephas | 0 Comments | Manufacturing Printing Custom Converting
Product designers are continually challenged to develop the “next big thing.” However, novel products call for new, complex components. That leaves OEMs with two options: either invest in additional equipment and labor to manufacture the components in-house, or outsource the task to a custom materials converter. More and more, forward-thinking companies are opting for the latter. In this article, we’ll discuss the advantages of partnering with an experienced converter.
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What to Expect When Working with a Custom Converter

on 12/10/19 2:39 PM By | Casey Cephas | 0 Comments | Manufacturing Printing Custom Converting
One of the many benefits of working with a custom converter is tapping into your partner’s material expertise. Through consultation and collaboration, a converter should be able to help you identify the ideal materials and converting processes for your specific application – instead of modifying your design to accommodate available stock components. If you’re new to working with a custom materials converter, here’s a quick idea of how the process works.
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