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Kate Gluck

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



Q&A: What you need to know about 3M™ VHB™ GPH acrylic foam tape


Welcome to the first of our vendor partner Q&A series posts for 2021 – designed to aid you in your gasket material selection by educating you on the features and benefits of the many different materials that we convert at JBC. Today’s post highlights 3M™ general-purpose high-temperature acrylic foam tapes – a.k.a. the VHB™ GPH Tape series. We want to thank 3M applications engineer, Reese Weber for once again agreeing to sit down with us to provide in-depth information on VHB tapes.

Adhesive Tapes Acrylic Foam Tapes Material Selection Strategic Sourcing Bonding Attachment 3M Appliance Automotive HVAC Manufacturing
3M High Temperature VHB Acrylic Foam Tapes for High Heat Applications

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.

Foam Material Selection Product Development Gasketing Sealing Noise Vibration & Harshness (NVH) Buzz Squeak & Rattle (BSR) Sound Deadening Rogers Corporation 3M
die-cut foam gaskets

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

Adhesive Tapes Acrylic Foam Tapes Low Surface Energy (LSE) Adhesive Tapes Flexible Graphite Thermal Insulation Ceramic Blankets PVC Foam 3M Avery Dennison NeoGraf Frenzelit Novagard Foam Seal Material Selection
Die cut silicone, graphite, acrylic foam tape, more

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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Chris Appleby, Mechanical Engineer at JBC Technologies

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.

Adhesive Tapes Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Acrylic Foam Tapes Bonding Attachment Assembly 3M Appliance Automotive HVAC
Die Cut 3M VHB Tapes

JBC and Beckett Air Recognized for Face Shield Collaboration


JBC is excited to announce that we have been featured on the cover of the North Ridgeville community magazine for our efforts manufacturing face shields in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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JBC Technologies Featured in North Ridgeville Magazine for Covid 19 Face Shield Manufacturing Collaboration