At Budnick, we're focused on making sure you have the knowledge base you need to make the right decisions for your projects.
One of the biggest missteps you can make in your adhesive selection process is assuming that all tapes are the same - which is why we're here to help you understand the differences.
Keep up to date on news and articles directly impacting your industry, adhesive advances, and learning opportunities for expanding your knowledge base.
Take a look at some of our case studies where we have enhanced production efficiencies and created cost-efficient solutions for a variety of industries
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One of the biggest missteps you can make in your adhesive selection process is assuming that all tapes are the same. So much goes into whether an adhesive will work for your particular application, and you should consider each factor when picking out an ideal product. It's important to match the properties of your adhesive to the needs of what you're bonding.
At Budnick.com we've always made it our primary goal to educate our customers as best we can, and our Tape101 eBook and learning center is the next step in that process. We've outlined the basic steps to follow and questions to ask throughout the process of identifying an adhesive so you can approach each project with the knowledge you need to make the best decisions. Feel free to browse through the basics of tapes, or for a more in-depth overview, download our free eBook here!
Case Study Small Changes
A display manufacturer needed to increase the speed in which its finishing department was using tape, while the end user required decreased assembly time.
- Budnick recommended reducing the roll width and adding an extended liner
- Budnick expected the customer to balk at a price increase due to increased machining
- Customer realized the justification for the changes after seeing the extended liner’s easy removability
Case Study Quick Response
A local automotive supplier came to Budnick in the hope of finding material to be cut for use as steering wheel cowling cover.
- A vinyl cloth material was sourced and converted with detailed holes and edges
- To save the customer tooling costs, the material was cut with Budnick’s waterjet
- Changes in part dimensions were able to be made during the project’s initial stages
Case Study Improved Process
Inconsistencies in tape usage and scrapping a significant amount of product were becoming a serious issue for a well-known appliance manufacturer.
- Foam-in-place insulation application was failing – 30% of the refrigerator doors were scrapped
- Converted product designed to hold foam insulation in and allow more air and water to escape
- The customer’s amount of discarded doors dropped from 30% all the way down to 5%