Flexible Solutions

The Benefits of Plastic Injection Molders Adopting Marian's Die Cut Solutions

Posted by Andrew Bonar

Jun 5, 2017 1:49:02 PM

Why is it so imperative that plastic injection molding companies provide value added services and secondary manufacturing services to their customers after molding their parts? The answer is easy! Many end-customers of plastic injection molders are looking for vendor consolidation and supply chain simplification. They want to cut out and skip steps in their supply chain, sequentially helping to reduce costs and save time!

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Topics: Pressure Sensitive Adhesive, Foams, manufacturing techniques, Acrylic Foam Tape, PORON, PORON Foam

Emblem Attachment Solutions: The Perfect Bond

Posted by Andrew Bonar

May 30, 2017 10:35:39 AM

Imagine all the torture and stress an emblem endures in its lifetime. Emblems have to absorb the shock of a car driving over a pothole, the blow of a boat sailing over a wave, the turbulence of a plane flying through a jet stream, and even the vibrations of a running washing machine. The list goes on and on.

Not only must emblems survive those tensions, but also harsh weather conditions. It is no easy task for an emblem to hold its bond or evade cracks during hot summers, cold winters and severe weather storms.

After all the stress an emblem endures, you would expect it to fall off quickly, which it will, unless you use industry leading emblem attachment materials to create a strong bond. Using the best emblem attachment materials ensures an emblem will maintain its longevity and hold a strong bond.

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Topics: Pressure Sensitive Adhesive, Foams, manufacturing techniques, Acrylic Foam Tape

Top 10 Reasons to Choose Acrylic Foam Tape

Posted by Katie Sullivan

Mar 24, 2015 2:41:00 PM

With help from our friends at 3M, here are the top 10 reasons to choose Acrylic Foam Tape versus Mechanical Fasteners.

1.  No rust or surface deterioration.  Acrylic foam tape use eliminates the concern for rust development and surface deterioration because it requires no drilling.

2.  Preserved warranties.  OEM warranties are often considered void when Class A surfaces are compromised by drilling.  Acrylic foam tape provides field-proven adhesion for many applications without drilling.

3.  No holes to patch.  Sometimes people choose to remove accessories or parts from their product.  By using acrylic foam tape, there is no need to fill holes and repaint surfaces if a part needs to be removed.  

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Topics: Pressure Sensitive Adhesive, Acrylic Foam Tape