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2/12/2019

Open Cell & Closed Cell Foams: Keys to Making the Right Selection

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As anyone who has tried to identify the “right” material for their die cut seal or gasket knows, understanding the differences in construction and performance is vital. This post highlights the differences between open and closed cell foams.

Foam and Elastomers
10/3/2018

Six Advantages of Double-Sided Foam Tapes

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Die cut double-sided foam tapes, which provide shock absorption, vibration dampening, and more, are an excellent replacement for mechanical fasteners. This post demonstrates six reasons why.

Foam and Elastomers
8/2/2018

How the Automotive Transplant Market Uses Die Cut Foams and Elastomers

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The automotive transplant market uses die cut foams and elastomers for isolator pads, gap fillers, seals, gaskets, spacers, liners, and elastomeric springs. Foreign automakers choose PORON® urethanes and BISCO® silicones from Rogers Corporation and select JBC Technologies for automotive die cutting.

Automotive Foam and Elastomers
7/26/2018

Foams and Elastomers for the Automotive Transplant Market

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Foams and elastomers for the automotive transplant market need to meet demanding requirements from industry organizations and individual automakers. These materials also need to support material conversion, die cutting, and the delivery of die cut products that can help speed assembly operations.

Silicones Automotive Foam and Elastomers
4/27/2018

Medical Seals and Gaskets: Die Cut Products for Medical Electronics

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Medical seals and gaskets protect medical electronics from a host of hazards that can jeopardize patient health and safety. In this article, part of a series from JBC Technologies, we’ll examine three applications for die cut products in medical electronics.

Silicones Electronics Foam and Elastomers Medical
4/18/2018

Medical Device Seals and Gaskets: What Designers Need to Know About Materials

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Medical device seals and gaskets are die cut from medical silicones, PORON foams, and other specialized materials. In this article from JBC Technologies, we’ll present an overview of what medical device designers need to consider during material selection. What's the right choice for your application?

Silicones Foam and Elastomers Medical
3/20/2018

The Future of Cars: Seven Trends You Can’t Afford to Miss

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Are you ready for the future of cars? There are seven major trends that are transforming the automotive industry. Find out what you need to know about these exciting developments. You'll also discover who can supply the die cut products that the automotive supply chain needs.

Automotive Foam and Elastomers
3/13/2018

What JBC Learned at Foam Expo 2018

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JBC Technologies recently attended Foam Expo 2018, North America’s leading exhibition and conference for the technical foam industry. As an automotive die cutter, JBC learned important lessons in two major areas: vehicle light weighting, and sound deadening. Here's what we learned at Foam Expo.

Automotive Foam and Elastomers
2/27/2018

Flame Retardant Automotive Foams

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Flame retardant automotive foams resist burning so that a vehicle’s occupants have time to escape in the event of a fire. Some automotive foams are inherently fire-resistant, but others are treated with flame retardants. Standards for flame retardancy vary and include FMVSS 302 and UL94V-0.

Automotive Foam and Elastomers