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25 January 2013
An innovative combination of industrial tapes and adhesives from 3M is reported to be helping deliver greater durability and product life for a leading specialist manufacturer of commercial telephones. RS Coatings m
RS Coatings manufactures enclosure sets for sophisticated communications interface devices. The enclosures feature transparent polycarbonate display windows for LCD screens. Historically, the bonding between front cover and windows was achieved by combining adhesive tape strips cut to varying widths by hand.
The Industrial Adhesives and Tapes team at 3M recommended an alternative solution based around die cut profiles of 3M High Performance Double Coated Tape 9087.
This product features an adhesive with a PVC carrier offering high peel and shear strength, good resistance to UV light, and good solvent and plasticiser resistance.