MATERIALS EXPERTISE

MATERIALS EXPERTISE

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Tapecon – Materials Expertise

Extensive Knowledge of Materials for Printing, Converting and Packaging

With our 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.

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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.  Examples of materials we work with include:

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

Foams

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

Medical Materials

  • Hydrocolloids
  • Hydrogels
  • Woven materials
  • Non-woven materials
  • Skin compatible adhesives
  • Sterilization indicator inks
  • Temperature limit sensing inks

Functional (Smart) Inks and Coatings

  • Anti-microbial films and coatings
  • Consigned proprietary formulations
  • Conductive inks – aluminum, copper, nickel, gold
  • Hydrocolloids
  • Hydrogels
  • Temperature sensitive
  • Sterilization indicators
  • Surface protection

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™

Other

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

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