STOW, Ohio—Mactac, an adhesives and glue supplier in Northeast Ohio, has launched its Swiss Army Knife of tapes: the MacBond FBR899 Series.
According to Mactac, the tape series uses the company's "workhorse" MacBond FBR899 adhesive, designed to stick to nearly any type of surface using the highest-tack rubber available. The new adhesive will be represented by a silhouette of a Swiss Army Knife with the "MacBond FBR899" logo.
"Mactac's MacBond FBR899 adhesive was developed as an internal innovation to meet market needs for a robust, high-performance adhesive that could be used in a variety of applications," said Janet Page, senior marketing manager, Mactac Performance Adhesives. "It works on just about any and every surface imaginable and is a true 'goldilocks' product—not too firm, not too soft and gives the best blend of performance available in a rubber adhesive."
Engineered to have an optimum blend of adhesion and peel, the company said MacBond FBR899 has a low surface energy performance and will adhere to most open- and closed-cell foams, corrugated metals, textiles and textured surfaces.
The tape, which comes in transfer adhesive and double-coated film form with a .5-mil polyester carrier, can be used in fabrication for gaskets and seals; packaging; display assemblies; acoustic tiling, insulation and foam bonding; construction; PPE and face shield assembly; and converting and laminating processes.
The product has a two-year shelf life, according to Mactac.
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