GlobalSpec has asked its users about the latest design trends and features related to Adhesive Tapes. They have also shared their product applications and tips on how to buy and use these products.
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Q:
Do you have any advice for people relative to buying or using adhesive tapes?
13 answers
Answers:
Choose non toxic, solvent free manufacturing raw material with low glass transition temperature, which is important when keeping medicine.
~Francis C, Marketing/Sales, Hong Kong, China
Demand practical cases to where and to what purposes and under what conditions adhesive tapes can be used?
~SAKARI SARESKOSKI, Purchaser, HELSINKI, FINLAND
Make sure you use the correct product for that application.
~Deon Von Zweel, Engineer, East London, South Africa
Please select right adhesive tape for right application.
~SIVA PRASAD K, Marketing/Sales, Hyderabad, India
Always clean the service well, no grease left.
~Jacob K, Manufacturer, Orebro, Sweden
Get the right one for the job you're doing.
~David K, Engineer, Allen, TX
Be specific and detailed in your requests.
~Rodolfo L, Sales and Application Developement, Monterrey, Mexico
Follow manufacturer instructions
~Alba Feri, Facilities Manager, Guaynabo, PR
Try it - you will like it
~Branko Klco, Engineer, Vancouver, Canada
Better quality is key
~Tim Lynn, Engineering Consultant, Orlando, FL
Ask all the questions
~John H, Marketing/Sales, Sabadell, Spain
Reduce screwing...
~Hikmat. N., Automation and control., Beyruth., Lebanon.
Buy 3M
~Jordan L, Utilities services, Loveland, U.S.A

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Q:
Is there any advice you want to share with users to help them avoid common errors in selection or usage of adhesive tapes?
14 answers
Answers:
Classify tapes so that one can discern rapidly to what group or class tapes are belonging by materials, usage etc.
~SAKARI SARESKOSKI, Purchaser, HELSINKI, FINLAND
What are you using the tape fore? Can it cope with the stress, the environment, the heat or cold?
~Jacob K, Manufacturer, Orebro, Sweden
Ask for advice if you're not sure, the experts are there that's got the know how.
~Deon Von Zweel, Engineer, East London, South Africa
Please read and understand the instructions thoroughly before using.
~Francis C, Marketing/Sales, Hong Kong, China
Always check your substrates where the tape is being applied on.
~Ed Donders, Managing Director, Gendt, Netherlands
Do your research and make sure that you're using the proper tape.
~David K, Engineer, Allen, TX
Be specific and detail on your needs and materials to be used
~Rodolfo L, Sales and Application Developement, Monterrey, Mexico
Cleaning the surfaces is very important.
~SIVA PRASAD K, Marketing/Sales, Hyderabad, India
Again, follow manufacturer instructions
~Alba Feri, Facilities Manager, Guaynabo, PR
Don't believe everything you read
~Branko Klco, Engineer, Vancouver, Canada
Packaging fo trial use buyer.
~Chatchai M, Marketing/Sales, Bangkok, Thailand
See previouse point (#6)
~Igor A, General Management, Tyumen, Russia
Ask all the questions
~John H, Marketing/Sales, Sabadell, Spain
Don't buy cheap
~Tim Lynn, Engineering Consultant, Orlando, FL

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