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Preventing Gasket Failure Part 1: Compression Set


Die-cut foam gaskets play a critical part in the performance of a wide range of products from automotive headlight seals to dishwashers, to compressors or blowers in an HVAC unit. And yet, with improper design or incorrect material specifications, these die-cut foam gaskets can fail… rendering the more expensive equipment and parts that they support ineffective. There are several things that can impact the longevity of a gasket that can be addressed with proper material selection. One of these is compression set, which will be addressed in this post.

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TABshield™ Meets Key Ford Automotive Heat Shield Specification


JBC Technologies has recently announced the successful completion of third-party testing of our TABshield™ thermal acoustical barrier material against Ford automotive heat shield specification: WSS-M99P32-E6. This specification is considered by many within the industry to be the gold standard for automotive heat shields. It is comprised of over 20 different tests designed to measure the minimum performance characteristics of thermal and acoustical barriers.

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Faces of JBC: Get to Know Carl Markel


Welcome to the next edition of our “Faces of JBC Technologies” series where we highlight some of the people that make up our great team. This edition features our Quality Manager Carl Markel! Let's all get to know Carl a little better, shall we?

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Die-Cutting Specialty Materials: A Vendor Q & A Compendium


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

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Faces of JBC: Get to Know Christopher Appleby


Welcome to the next edition of our “Faces of JBC Technologies” series where we highlight some of the people that make up our great team. This edition features Mechanical Engineer, Chris Appleby! Get to know Chris...

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On Demand Webinar: Die-Cut 3M™ VHB™ Acrylic Foam Tapes


On-demand answers to 3M™ VHB™ Tape questions Please join Todd Wright, Vice President of Sales at JBC Technologies, and Reese Weber, 3M Applications Engineer i this on-demand webinar to learn how 3M VHB tapes can help you address your bonding challenges while also boosting manufacturing productivity, efficiency, and speed to market.

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Faces of JBC: Get to Know Dave Casella


Welcome to the next edition of our “Faces of JBC Technologies” series. We continue to feature the faces behind our brand, the people who every day bring their best to the table and help to ensure our customers receive the highest quality products and services.  Our employees are the key to achieving our main purpose: make doing business easy for every customer. Today we feature Senior Manufacturing Engineer, Dave Casella.

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Healthcare Experts Weigh in on Protective Plastic Face Shields


As the pandemic has extended beyond the initial surge, much has been discussed about the pros and cons of masks vs face shields -- as well as the benefits of wearing both.   As manufacturers of face shields, not public health experts, JBC can best add to the conversation by curating and sharing what others have written.   Several months ago, we posted this blog, that weighed in on the subject of face masks vs. face shields.  Here are a few more articles on the subject

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JBC Launches New Face Shield Product Line


BC Technologies recently announced the launch of its Tech-SHIELD face shield line.  The adult and youth sized shields are both made in the USA in JBC’ s Lorain County, Ohio facility.

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