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Pressure Sensitive Adhesive Film Grid Seal Products

For more than 10 years, customers have relied on Ameri-Cal to produce pressure sensitive adhesive film barriers for their consumer products. These film barriers, better known as grid seal products, act as a vapor barrier to prevent liquid and gel products, such as deodorants and air fresheners, from spoiling, evaporating and drying out before the…

Custom Pressure-Sensitive Films Preserve Health and Beauty Deodorant Product Integrity

Consumers’ heightened attention to personal care has led to a market value forecast to reach $95.8 billion by 2026 for deodorant products. It is a market ripe with opportunity. However, a chief concern with any type of deodorant stick or gel is packaging integrity – preserving the contents from manufacturing through transportation to the retail…

Labeling Adhesive: Improved Performance at Competitive Cost

Problem: A driveshaft label manufacturer was having a problem getting a label with a premium adhesive to adhere quickly. Serving dual purposes as an identification and asset tag, it was vital for the label to adhere to the driveshaft in high performance situations. Oil is sprayed on the driveshafts to prevent corrosion and prior to…

Face Carrier Adhesive: Better Process Control Cuts Costs

Problem: A tier 2 automotive customer had a demanding spacing tape application that required a large amount of logos to be adhered to individual vehicles quickly and efficiently. After using a generic removable tape, the customer found that residue from the facing tape was continually being left on the vehicle lettering. Additionally, when lettering was…

Low Surface Energy Adhesive for Product Customization

Problem: A customer required a very aggressive adhesive for labeling a low surface energy substrate. Low surface energy items are typically easy to clean, but don’t hold labels and adhesive well. The labels were being kiss cut by the customer and the matrix was removed before rewinding the label roll. Since the customer was using…

Case Study: Chemical Resistant Labeling Adhesives Product Development

Problem: A medical customer came to us with a difficult solvent-resistance issue where labels would come loose from microscope slides during biopsy and medical lab testing. They needed labels that could adhere to a low surface energy substrate while surviving a soak test in a hydrocarbon solvent. The incredibly demanding environment caused the microscope slides’ labels to repeatedly, and completely peel away. For most of the solvent-…

Lower Cost Solution for Adhesive Transfer Film Product

Problem: A customer was buying an Ameri-Cal transfer film for lamination to thick polyester sheets that were used for dimensional stability in the next step of their process. They looked to reduce manufacturing costs associated with the lamination process. Like many scenarios we encounter, the customer settled for the best solution they had in-house without…

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