Technical Articles

JBC Technologies, Inc. has published these technical articles:

(Industrial Tapes)
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How do you ensure your wearable medical device stays stuck without irritating the wearer's skin? Is MARSI a who or a what? Are there special requirements for stick-to-skin adhesive tapes? Learn more...
(Materials)
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Thermal management of electric vehicle (EV) batteries doesn't have to be expensive or heavy. Custom die-cut solutions made from these 6 high-performance lightweight materials can complement an EV...
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Stronger, sleeker, quieter cars don't need to weigh more. Custom die-cut components and lightweight, performance materials can help address automotive noise/vibration/harshness (NVH) challenges....
(Material Fabrication and Processing Services)
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Waterjet, abrasive jet cutting, water jet; however, you know it, we now have it. Waterjet cutting means we can offer even more fast-turnaround prototyping and converting services. Our CNC-controlled...
(Materials)
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JBC Technologies-the right converter. Selecting the right material for your gasket or seal-not so easy. UV? Moisture? Automotive? Medical? Here are 5 more things to ponder during gasket/seal material...
(Part Fabrication Services)
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Help prevent thermal runaway in electric vehicle batteries with custom die-cut solutions from JBC. Learn how converted performance materials into lightweight heat management components for use...
(Industrial Tapes)
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When we bond or join different materials together, we often look to the tried and true - liquid adhesives. Did you know that pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) tapes offer many benefits over liquid...
(Development and Prototyping Services)
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Digital die cutting isn't just another way to produce parts from foam, felt, foil, insulation, cork, rubber, and other materials. As a rapid prototyping method, this parts production technique meets...
(Industrial Adhesives)
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Pressure-sensitive adhesive failure - Why did it happen? Can it be prevented? This helpful guide has 5 ways to identify adhesive tape failure plus recommendations to prevent it from happening again....
(Materials)
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Stick-to-skin adhesive requirements can vary greatly from those of a traditional industrial pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA). What are the common factors to consider when selecting an adhesive for...
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Electric vehicle (EV) battery packs can be heavy, some more than 1,500 pounds! Automotive and battery OEMs want lighter batteries. Can custom die-cut components & lightweight engineered materials lead...
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Die-cut thermal insulation is all around us - our cars, appliances, even our electronics - but choosing the right heat management material can be tricky. Our Heat Management Material selection guide...
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Designing & manufacturing medical devices with adhesive patches - often to stick to skin - require care and expertise. Read how we can help you balance form, function, and manufacturability....
(Materials)
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How do you select the right electrically conductive tape? These 10 key questions will help you choose a 3M™ EMI/RFI adhesive tape that's a perfect fit for your shielding application....
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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The 3M Electronics Materials Solutions Division offers a selection of electrically conductive tapes and adhesives that minimize EMI noise and crosstalk and provide EMI protection from a wide range of...
(Cutting Services)
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JBC Technologies is more than precision die-cutting - We can streamline your supply chain and reduce inventory costs. These case studies will show how we saved our customers time and money....
(Materials)
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As a lightweight, flexible alternative to traditional metal shielding, TABshield™ thermal and acoustical barrier now meets the performance requirements of Ford Motor Company specification...
(Industrial Tapes)
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Let's learn more about 3M's VHB™ LSE™ Series acrylic foam tapes and how their very high bond strength tackles even some of the most difficult to bond to substrates like polypropylene and...
(Refractory, Fireproofing and Thermal Insulation)
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Heavy, bolt-on metal plates aren't necessary to shield automotive passenger cabins from unwanted engine heat. TABshield™ flexible, lightweight thermal/acoustic barrier, can be made with...
(Materials)
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Can you replace formed metal automotive heat shields with custom die-cut pieces of thin, lightweight, peel-and-stick composite thermal acoustic barrier? Here are 5 reasons why TABshield™ from...
(Materials)
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Precision die-cutting and components made from eGRAF SPREADERSHIELD flexible graphite. Thin, lightweight heat spreading for smaller, lighter, safer electric vehicle batteries. Let's chat with Neograf...
(Fastening and Joining)
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Electric vehicle batteries require specialty adhesives. Avery Dennison Performance Tapes and their Flame Tough™ adhesives may be game-changers in the EV battery space. Let's speak with them to...
(Material Fabrication and Processing Services)
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JBC embosses lightweight metal foils for heat shielding and noise reduction in automotive and industrial applications. But why embossing, and how does it benefit the manufacturer and end-user?...
(Materials)
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Have unwanted sound? Acoustical insulation helps with absorption, reflection, & dampening. Automotive? Appliance? HVAC? Let us help you choose the right sound insulation for your application....
(Refractory, Fireproofing and Thermal Insulation)
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High-temperature thermal insulation for appliances has stringent performance requirements. We went to Frenzelit to get the skinny on what makes isoGLAS® needle mat such a great choice over...
(Part Fabrication Services)
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Managing lead times today can seem impossible. Unhappy customers, increased inventory carrying costs, lack of flexibility. All of this affects your bottom line. Don't go it alone. We can help....
(Engineering Services)
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Lower your Total Cost of Ownership with our custom supply chain services-Vendor Managed Inventory, Kitting, & Custom Packaging-all from a converter that understands your complete value chain....
(Industrial Tapes)
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Joining & bonding different materials can be a challenge - PVC to metal, fiberglass to foam, glass to fabric. From automotive to HVAC, see how 3M can help. VHB™ acrylic foam tapes. Strong...
(Industrial Adhesives)
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Successfully bonding foams to flat surfaces can be a challenge all on its own, that's why it should come as no surprise that bonding those same foams to contoured surfaces or across angles can prove...
(Industrial Tapes)
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Choosing the right pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) tape for your custom die-cut parts. Where to begin? With so many considerations, we went to the experts at Avery Dennison Performance Tapes for...
(Industrial Tapes)
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Medical devices like glucose monitors are often worn for a week or longer, pushing the capabilities of skin-contact adhesives to the limit. 3M scientists claim Medical Tape 4576, is a game-changer in...
(Industrial Tapes)
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Why do pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) tapes fail and can you prevent it from happening? Our helpful guide will show you 5 common adhesive tapes failure modes and how to make sure they don't happen...
(Industrial Tapes)
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Acrylic foam tapes are high strength, reliable materials-joining and bonding solutions often used for fastening, gasketing, and sealing. Manufacturers across a wide range of industries commonly use...
(Materials)
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Unwanted and annoying noises -Buzz, Squeak, & Rattle (BSR) - can be a big problem for automotive designers and engineers. Here are 5 foams that can quell the BSR beast....
(Fastening and Joining)
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Is a rubber-based pressure-sensitive adhesive right for your die-cut part? Let's learn the basics with help from the experts at Avery Dennison....
(Fastening and Joining)
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Consumer demand for interconnected, high performing devices, cars, and home appliances that are also sleek, lightweight, and quiet continues to grow worldwide. In order to keep up with consumer...
(Industrial Tapes)
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Who needs screws and rivets when thin, flexible, and strong acrylic foam tapes will do? Let's look at some of the nearly limitless applications for these specialty adhesive tapes from 3M and Avery...
(Materials)
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Automotive foams provide environmental sealing, sound deadening, shock absorption, and vibration dampening. They also support vehicle lightweighting initiatives and efforts to reduce volatile organic...
(Industrial Tapes)
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Pressure-sensitive adhesives for stick-to-skin applications must be chosen carefully. Must the tape adhere for 4 hours or 4 weeks? What else should we think about when selecting adhesives for on-body...
(Refractory, Fireproofing and Thermal Insulation)
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Thermal insulation can be a challenging subject. Whether your an appliance OEM or an HVAC systems designer trying to decide which thermal insulation would be best for your application out of a sea of...
(Materials)
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Let's learn how custom-manufactured components from JBC Technologies made from Neograf Solutions flexible graphite can help to protect the sensitive, sophisticated electronics of today's next-gen...
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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The sensitive electronic components that power the interconnected and improved user experience of today's devices are increasingly susceptible to the challenges associated with electromagnetic...
(Part Fabrication Services)
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You've decided on foam for your next precision die-cut gaskets or seals, but is it the right foam? Is it an open-cell or a closed-cell foam? Does it matter? Let's learn more about these two types of...
(Materials)
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PET. Polyester. What makes this common plastic so special, anyway? Let's chat PET plastic, its history, the different types of PET and why it just may be a great option for your custom die-cut parts....
(Cutting Services)
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About a year and a half ago, we started our Vendor Q&A blog series with one goal in mind: to provide our customers with in-depth, useful information straight from the experts on some of the more...
(Material Fabrication and Processing Services)
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Why emboss thin metal heat shields? Embossing or stamping small, raised bumps into the surface of the foil has many benefits. Learn how embossing can benefit heat shield performance....
(Safety and Personal Protective Equipment)
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Plastic face shields, once seen as the exclusive domain of medical professionals, are now more widely available to the general public than ever before. With the simplest designs featuring nothing more...
(Material Fabrication and Processing Services)
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Why microperforated thin metal foils for automotive shielding? Let's learn how thousands of tiny holes (i.e., microperforations) in the foil surface improve acoustic performance through sound...
(Industrial Tapes)
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This on-demand webinar will provide in-depth information on how 3M VHB tapes can help you address your bonding challenges while also boosting manufacturing productivity, efficiency, and speed to...
(Materials)
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From transportation to appliances, reclosable fasteners are a critical design component for a wide variety of industries and applications. Unfortunately, your typical hook and loop fasteners may not...
(Industrial Tapes)
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In our ongoing Q & A blog series, we feature insight from our strategic suppliers that offer performance materials used to solve critical challenges for noise, vibration and harshness, bonding,...
(Seals)
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Foam gaskets are small but mighty. They reduce noise, vibration, and harshness. They cushion against shock. They seal out elements. They insulate against heat and sound. In short, they play a critical...
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Several environmental factors can impact the longevity of a gasket. Extreme temperatures, moisture, UV and chemical exposure, and even excess vibration can cause a gasket to fail if improper materials...
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Can specialty PVC foams provide lightweight, cost-effective converted solutions that work for the appliance and HVAC markets? We asked the experts at Novagard for the details....
(Industrial Tapes)
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Looking for a die cut tape with superior holding strength at high temperatures? Consider the 3M™ VHB™ Tape GPH series. Learn more about these high-temperature tapes in this article...
(Materials)
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Consumers want quieter cars, silent appliances, and whisper-loud air conditioning systems. Let's see how the right combination of performance materials and precision die-cutting can help reduce NVH....
(Electrical, Optical, and Specialty Materials)
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Patient-worn medical devices need to stay put, and they need to be comfortable. Let's learn how specialty PSA tapes from Berry Global and precision converting from JBC Technologies can help....
(Industrial Tapes)
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Years ago, a very irate automotive tier customer contacted the JBC team about a problem they were having with a die cut foam tape supplied by JBC. It was a long narrow piece of pressure sensitive...
(Cutting Services)
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Die cutting isn't a one size fits all process. Depending on the quantity and type of material your project requires, your precision die cutting professional might recommend one of several die cutting...
(Industrial Tapes)
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Your specialty applications require medical-grade and stick-to-skin PSA tapes. You need a materials converter that knows how to process them. JBC can transform these unique tapes into your custom...
(Materials)
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With an increasing demand for remote patient monitoring devices, global demand for telehealth solutions has exploded. Pulse oximeters, wearable drug delivery systems, and other on-body remote patient...
(Industrial Tapes)
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Hot-melt rubber adhesives are used on pressure-sensitive tapes the world over, but what makes them so popular and why do hundreds of JBC's customers count on this kind of adhesive for their die-cut...
(Refractory, Fireproofing and Thermal Insulation)
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Electronics are getting smaller and running faster and because they're running faster, they're running hotter. All this heat, if not managed effectively, can wreak havoc on the sensitive components...
(Industrial Tapes)
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Selecting a suitable pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) tape for the job starts with the basics. Let's learn more about peel adhesion, tack, and shear and how they can help you pick the right tape....
(Materials)
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Medical-grade stick-to-skin pressure-sensitive adhesives - How do you choose the right wearable tape? Let us show you how to balance adhesion, ease of removal, breathability & moisture-resistance....
(Industrial Tapes)
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Not all pressure-sensitive tapes work well on every surface. Take specialty thermoplastics, for example. Let's learn about Low Surface Energy (LSE) and how 3M specialty adhesive tapes can strengthen...
(Industrial Tapes)
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Rubber-based pressure-sensitive adhesives come in two primary flavors - hot melt and solvent-based. Let's peel back the liner and learn more about solvent-based adhesive tapes with the Avery Dennison...
(Industrial Tapes)
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Custom die-cut pressure-sensitive adhesives have many uses within the electric vehicle battery pack. Let's talk high-performance adhesive tapes and how Avery Dennison innovation may help improve EV...
(Industrial Tapes)
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We can make custom die-cut parts (e.g., gaskets & seals) with adhesive backings. Let's learn the basics about pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) and see how you can select the right one for the job....
(Industrial Tapes)
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The new RP+ family of Very High Bonding (VHB) acrylic foam tapes from 3M have unique performance and availability characteristics, making them unique among other tapes in the high-performance VHB line...
(Medical)
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During the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, JBC Technologies joined the fight to help frontline healthcare workers by manufacturing medical face shields....
(Cutting Services)
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Precision die-cutting comes in many flavors and knowing a bit about the different methods is important. Compound die-cutting, for example. Let's learn how we can use this specialized manufacturing...
(Materials)
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Wearable medical devices can fail if they're made with the wrong adhesive tape. New Medical Tape 4576 from 3M promises to take stick-to-skin adhesive tape wear times to 21 days and beyond....