While searching for the right adhesive tape for your specific application you need to consider several critical points. A couple important thing you need to consider when choosing any adhesive tape. Below we have listed 9 questions to ask yourself during the decision-making and development process.

  1. What materials will I be bonding together?
  2. Is the material a High Surface Energy (HSE) or a Low Surface Energy (LSE)?
  3. Will I bond to a rough or smooth surface?
  4. Do I need a temporary or permanent bonding?
  5. Will the connection be used outdoors or indoors?
  6. What type of temperatures will the product be exposed to?
  7. Does the product need to be moisture or solvent resistant?
  8. Does the product need to be ultraviolet or chemical resistant?
  9. Will the product be subject to any unusual loads or stresses?

Knowing the answers to these questions can help you or your supplier to make the right decision when choosing your adhesive tape product.

Please note that every application is unique. You may have other demands such as peel or shear adhesion or custom converting options. From innovative design to final production, our knowledgeable team will help design an adhesive tape solution and a production process customized to meet your adhesive tape needs and reduce your manufacturing costs.