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Kate Gluck

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

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12/17/2018

Die Cut Gaskets 101

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This back-to-the basics post highlights the what and why of die cut gaskets, highlighting some common materials and applications.

Material Selection Part Design Foam Rubber Fishpaper Technical Papers Flexible Graphite Cork Gasketing
Die cut gaskets 101
10/5/2018

JBC Strategic Supply Team Faces Tightening Silicone Market Head On

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JBC Supply Chain team adopts logistics resiliency model and expands network of materials R&D to address tightening silicone market, improve competitiveness, increase flexibility, and mitigate risk.

Strategic Sourcing Material Selection Silicone Rubber Announcements
JBC Strategic Supply Team Faces Tightening Silicone Market Head On
9/21/2018

Six Ways Acrylic Foam Tapes Outperform Mechanical Fasteners

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Acrylic foam tapes outperform mechanical fasteners like screws and rivets in six important ways. Learn what they are and how to find die cut acrylic foam tapes that use 3M VHB high-bond tapes and AFTC SilverTape products. JBC has decades of expertise in material selection and precision die cutting.

Material Selection Acrylic Foam Tapes Adhesive Tapes Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Bonding Fastening 3M AFTC
Six Ways Acrylic Foam Tapes Outperform Mechanical Fasteners
9/13/2018

Types of Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives (PSAs)

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Pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs) contain adhesive components that impart different properties in support of joining or fastening. By evaluating an adhesive’s advantages, disadvantages, and typical uses, you can make the right choice for your application. There are four main categories.

Material Selection Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Adhesive Tapes Bonding Fastening
Types of Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives (PSAs)
9/6/2018

Understanding Pressure Sensitive Adhesive (PSA) Performance Properties

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Pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs) play an integral part in the functionality of many die-cut gaskets and seals. When evaluating stress, the most important performance properties to consider are peel adhesion, tack, and shear.

Material Selection Adhesive Tapes Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Bonding Attachment
Understanding Pressure Sensitive Adhesive (PSA) Performance Properties