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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Recent Articles

We regularly publish content to serve our fellow colleagues in the advanced manufacturing industry.

3 Ways to Improve Recyclability of Labels and Packaging

By now, most companies understand the importance of a sustainability plan – the challenge is knowing where to start. Labels and packaging are often a

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Case Study: How Tapecon Assessed and Reduced Chemical Footprint

In 2021, through a program called the Chemical Footprint Project (CFP) run by Clean Production Action (CPA) and funded by a Source Reduction

6 Common Risks of New Product Development – And How to Mitigate Them

Wouldn’t it be great if developing a new product came with all the rewards of being an innovator, and zero of the downsides? Unfortunately, there are

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