MATERIALS EXPERTISE

Extensive Knowledge of Materials for Printing, Converting and Packaging

Tapecon boasts extensive experience in a wide range of flexible substrates, conductive and functional inks, plastics, foams, porous materials and adhesives for medical, electronic, and industrial applications. We can advise on selection, assist in the design, and solve application challenges.

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Solving Application Challenges

Tapecon continues to investigate and implement the use of new materials as they emerge in the market. We further multiply our services by leveraging a close working relationship with world-class material suppliers. 

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Adhesives

Acrylic Based
Rubber and Synthetic Based
Silicone Based
Medical Grade and Skin Contact
Single Coated
Double Coated
Patterned Coated
Pressure sensitive tapes
Specialty Silicone Tapes
Transfer Adhesives

Foam

Foams

Polyethylene (PE)
Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
Polyurethane (PU)
Double Coated
Single Coated
Microcellular urethane
Thermal polyurethane (TPU)
Open cell, closed cell
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Medical Materials

Woven materials
Non-woven materials
Skin compatible adhesives
Sterilization indicator inks
Temperature limit sensing inks
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Functional Inks & Coatings

Anti-microbial films and coatings
Consigned proprietary formulations
Conductive inks – aluminum, copper, nickel
Temperature sensitive
Surface protection
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Films, Foils & Plastics

Polyurethane (PU)
Polyethylene (PP)
Polyester (PET)
Polycarbonate (PC)
Optically Clear Polyesters
Heat Sealable Films
Teflon
Copper foil
Aluminum foil
Polyimide (Kapton™)
Mylar™
Foam 2

Specialty Materials

Anti-slip / Anti-skid
Coated fabric
Electrical insulation material
EMC/EMI/RFI shielding
Gaskets, cushions, seals
Laminates
Masking
Papers
Reflective and luminescent
Release liners
Removable / repositionable
Rubber
Tyvek®

A Preferred Converter & Printer

Tapecon is Proud to be a 3M Preferred Converter and a Dupont Tyvek® Preferred Printer.
 
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Tapecon boasts extensive experience in a wide range of flexible substrates, conductive and biomedical ‘inks’, plastics, foams, porous materials and adhesives for medical, electronic, and industrial applications. We can advise on selection, assist in the design, and solve application challenges. Complete the form to speak with a Sales Representative today.

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