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Kate Gluck

Kate Gluck is the Director of Sales and Marketing at JBC Technologies.



Material Spotlight: Construction Layer Tapes for Medical Wearables


While not new to the market, differential double-sided tapes are playing an increasing role in fabricating wearable technology devices – as construction layer (tie-layer) tapes that bond one component to the next and as skin contact tapes that affix the device to the skin.  Today’s material spotlight focuses on several such products offered by Avery Dennison Medical and features insights and information provided by Avery Dennison marketing manager and adhesives expert, Miguel Solivan.

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Material Spotlight: Construction Layer Tapes for Medical Wearables

Part Design Tips to Optimize Your Custom Die-Cutting Project


As an organization that prides itself Continuous Improvement “Lessons Learned” is a phrase that is ingrained into our culture. Today, we’re here to share some lessons learned about design for manufacturability, cost competitiveness, and post-die-cut process production efficiency.

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clean room die cutting

Material Spotlight: 3M 28-Day Acrylic Adhesive for Wearable Medical Devices


Here at JBC Technologies, we are committed to highlighting the latest advancements offered by today’s top medical adhesive tape manufacturers. Today we highlight 3M and its newest medical-grade PSA, 3M™ Medical Tape 4578, a solution that provides designers and OEMs in the medical wearables space with a 28-day stick-to-skin adhesive option.

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Die Cutting - Skin Contact Adhesives for Medical Wearable Devices

Silicone Adhesive Tapes for Wearable Medical Devices


At JBC, we know die cutting. Really well. We also know tape—but nowhere near as well as the experts. So, when we decided to do a Q&A post about silicone adhesives, we turned to one of the most respected materials scientists in the business: Audrey Sherman, a division scientist in the 3M Medical Solutions Division with over 100 patents to her name. If you want to learn more about silicone adhesives, you couldn’t have come to a better place.

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Silicone Adhesive Tapes for Wearable Medical Devices

Die-Cut Performance Material Spotlight: FLEXcon® OMNI-WAVE™


As a continuation of our series spotlighting the innovative materials offered by our key suppliers, today we are highlighting FLEXcon’s OMNI-WAVE™, a skin-friendly medical grade conductive adhesive that is free of hydrogel or Ag/AgC. This Q&A features insights from Aditi Subramanian, Strategic Business Unit Manager of Healthcare for FLEXcon®. 

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electrodes with omni-wave

Material Spotlight - Avery Dennison Volt Tough™ Portfolio


As manufacturers explore EV battery pack solutions that can accomplish large-scale manufacturing goals, they are confronted with common challenges, including the risk of electrical arcing. that can result in shorting, damaged cells, and even fire.  To that end, today, as part of our material spotlight series, we are highlighting Volt Tough™ tapes,  a new product line that is being introduced at the September 2023 Battery Show by one of our strategic suppliers, Avery Dennison.

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Material Spotlight - Avery Dennison Volt Tough™ Portfolio