JBC Technologies, a leading flexible materials converter, today announced the purchase of Die Cut Technologies, an ISO-9001, TS-16940, and MIL-I-45208A certified converter located in Denver, Colorado. The acquisition strategically expands JBC’s capabilities and geographic footprint, while adding additional market presence in the medical, electronics, automotive, and aerospace sectors.
JBC Technologies is excited to announce the opening of its new manufacturing facility in Fitchburg, Wisconsin. The new plant, which boasts 44,000 square feet of manufacturing and warehousing space is almost double the size of JBC’s previous Madison location.
Selecting a stick-to-skin (skin-contact) adhesive is different from choosing an industrial pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA). Unlike static substrates such as foam, metals, plastic, felts and foils, the skin is a living, breathing substrate. It is highly elastic and can change over time as cell cycles renew frequently.
This post, prepared with the help of some of our vendor partners, examines some factors to consider when selecting a skin contact adhesive for your wearable medical device or health and beauty product.
Today we are here to shine the spotlight on a specialty insulation material that we have been converting into custom die-cut solutions for quite some time now – Superwool, by Morgan Advanced Materials. Superwool is an engineered low biopersistent alkaline earth silicate (AES) insulation solution developed as an alternative to traditional refractory ceramic (RCF) or fiberglass materials.
We know that not everyone is as versed in the world of die-cutting as we are, that’s why we’ve created this handy dandy little list of ten of the most commonly used die-cutting terms to help you get started. That way, the next time you find yourself embroiled in a heated discussion about the pros and cons of butt cutting versus kiss cutting, you’ll be be able to hold your own against even the most seasoned converter.
The heart and soul of a Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) is, not surprisingly, its battery. Unfortunately, it's the weight of these bulky portable power plants - often topping 1,500 pounds - that creates numerous challenges that drive the demand for the use of lightweight materials in their construction. Here are 6 ways that custom die-cut parts can help lower the weight of an EV battery.