Technical Articles

JBC Technologies, Inc. has published these technical articles:

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The batteries that power electric vehicles (EVs) can be thought of as miniature chemical reaction chambers—chambers that generate large amounts of heat. So, where does this heat come from? EV...
(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...
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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....
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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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JBC Technologies, a flexible materials converter and custom die cutting solutions provider, has been named to the Berry Elite Converter Network....
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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....
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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....
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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...
(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...
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Engineering trials, low-volume service parts, material testing - die-less cutting can help. Here are three reasons to choose JBC digital die-cutting for your quick-turnaround R&D and testing...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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....
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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...
(Industrial Tapes)
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These 10 tips can help you select the right 3M Shielding and Grounding tape to block unwanted radio interference and electronic noise, and improve device performance....
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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....
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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....
(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...
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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...
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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?...
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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...
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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....
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Acrylic foam tapes are high-performance, durable PSA adhesives, often replacing mechanical fasteners. See how converting these awesome tapes into custom die-cut parts can take them to the next level....
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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....
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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....
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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...
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Die-cut foam parts are popular for many automotive applications - seals, gaskets, vibration & noise reduction but how to choose the right foam. These 5 categories of foam are a great place to...
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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...
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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...
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Let's discuss precision die-cutting and high-performance adhesive tapes with the experts at 3M™. Learn how custom die-cut solutions using 3M™ VHB™ tapes can address even the toughest...
(Refractory, Fireproofing and Thermal Insulation)
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Die-cut insulation is used in appliances and HVAC systems worldwide - but how can you be confident you've selected the right thermal material for the job? Your material converter can help....
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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...
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Buzz, Squeak & Rattle. Noise, Vibration & Harshness. When quiet means quality, how can you get rid of them? Custom die-cut solutions from JBC and 3M™ acoustic management materials,...
(Industrial Tapes)
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Interconnected electronics emit signals that can co-mingle, causing interference, poor device performance, and unhappy users. Precision die-cut components and specialty 3M tapes can help block...
(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...
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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....
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Let's learn more about the specialty materials we die-cut every day in this vendor Q&A compilation from our Converters Corner blog featuring adhesive tapes, flexible graphite, PVC foam, and...
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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....
(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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Let's talk with 3M™ about their VHB™ Tape GPH series - a permanent bonding tape capable of replacing mechanical fasteners and liquid adhesives in challenging high-temperature applications....
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Our suppliers make great materials and provide helpful advice. Let's learn even more benefits of pressure-sensitive adhesive tapes from Avery Dennison design and applications engineer Michael Price....
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Foam gaskets fail, especially without proper design and material selection. In part one of our Preventing Gasket Failure series, we look at how compression set can impact gasket lifetime....
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5 common environmental factors can impact the life of a gasket - temperature, humidity, UV light, chemical exposure, and vibration. Learn more about them and the gasket materials perfect for each....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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Our job's not over when the die-cut parts leave our docks. This case study is a great example of how we worked with an automotive customer to help them solve an adhesive tape problem - together....
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How do you select the right medical-grade adhesive tapes for your remote patient healthcare devices? Heart monitoring, glucose delivery, and other long-term wearables - Barry Global can help....
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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...
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Let's investigate how precision die-cut parts made from flexible graphite, metal foil, papers, and films can help manage the excess heat of today's electronics. Featuring Neograf Solutions and 3M....
(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....
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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...
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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...
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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....
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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...
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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...
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Hydrocolloid adhesive tapes are a particular type of medical tape designed specifically to care for wounds. These tapes are made using a combination of rubber and gel-forming agents that absorb fluid...
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The process of choosing your die-cutting partner is filled with challenges. Launching a new product with them shouldn't be. Engage your die-cutting supplier at the beginning of a project - accelerate...
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The medical adhesive tape carrier must keep wearable devices in place and prevent skin irritation. Learn more about how carrier selection is crucial for wearable medical device performance....
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Automotive OEMs need lightweight, durable, and easy to use mounting, bonding, and securing options for vehicle interior electronics systems. Custom die-cut adhesive tapes from Avery Dennison can help....
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Do your medical components require adhesive tape? Let's learn about a few of the tape manufacturers we work with and the tape options they have forIV attachment and wound care....
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Let's learn more about how precision die-cut EST Compression papers from Morgan Thermal Ceramics can help solve the EV battery thermal runaway problem....
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3M Medical Materials & Technologies has recognized JBC Technologies as a Select Converter. By being accepted into the 3M Medical Materials & Technologies Select Converter program, JBC...
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Many of the flexible materials we convert at JBC Technologies have use cases with an electric vehicle battery. Among other things, they are used to mitigate thermal runaway, provide cushioning for...
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Valued at USD 39.2 billion in 2023, the wearable medical device market is expected to reach 68.9 USD billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 11.5% from 2024 until 2030. The prevalence of chronic...
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Designing a wearable sensing device that requires converted materials? Read on. Clinical studies show that 8-10% of the population experience adverse skin reactions to hydrogels. This presents a niche...
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Here we'll cover the basics of differential double-sided tape. You're here because you want to (1) know more about differential double-sided Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive (PSA) tape, (2) learn what...
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Over the last few years, JBC has highlighted many of the key features and factors to consider when choosing a Pressure Sensitive Adhesive (PSA) for a variety of applications. We know that details...
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Technological advancements in the medical wearables market continue at a breakneck speed. Consumer adoption rates are steadily keeping pace. A recent study found that 49% of US consumers use wearable...
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As we mentioned earlier in 9 key factors to consider when selecting an adhesive tape for your pulse oximetry application there are multiple layers that go into a disposable die cut pulse oximetry...
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If you are involved in the design and development of medical wearables that require a die-cut skin contact adhesive, you’ve come to the right place. Over the last several years, JBC Technologies...
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It’s no secret that there is quite a lot to think about when designing a skin-contact medical device. And while the adhesive that attaches the device to the skin is only one of many...
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Wearable medical devices are a nearly $40 billion industry, and adhesive tapes play a crucial role in keeping them in place. Here are the leading medical adhesive tape manufacturers that can help us...
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We’ve written recently about the pros and cons of synthetic rubber, acrylic and silicone pressure sensitive adhesives in die-cut pulse oximetry applications. We’ve also talked about key...
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Custom die-cut adhesives play an essential part in the functionality of today's wearable Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) patches. They are used to adhere the device to the skin, to bond one layer...
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We've written recently about the pros and cons of synthetic rubber, acrylic and silicone pressure sensitive adhesives in die-cut pulse oximetry applications. We've also talked about key pulse ox...
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While the number of layers and types of pressure-sensitive adhesives that go into the fabrication of a stick-to-skin continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) patch can vary depending on the specific brand...
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Stick-to-skin medical devices are held in place using high-performance medical adhesive tapes. Just as the choice of adhesive is important, so too is the adhesive tape carrier. Let's learn more about...