Tesa highlights adhesive tape for bonding of glass partitions at Southern Manufacturing
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ACXplus 705X adhesive tape
At Southern Manufacturing 2014 on 12–13 February, Tesa will highlight its double-sided adhesive tapes for long-term bonding on indoor and outdoor applications, with a particular focus on Tesa ACXplus 705X, which is suitable for architects, specifiers and contractors who are responsible for the use of glass partition walls in a variety of premises.
ACXplus 705X is said to offer a fast, robust and transparent bond for glass partitions in offices, reception areas, meeting rooms and catering areas.
According to Tesa, whether on glass-to-glass, glass-to-metal applications such as stainless steel or with a transparent thermoplastic such as PMMA, the tapes offer a dependable result with rapid and straightforward application.
At Southern Manufacturing 2014, Tesa is inviting visitors to drop by its stand to discuss their application requirements and find out how the business can assist them in adding to the quality of their products and methods of manufacturing.
Key features and specifications
- ACXplus 7056 provides a thickness of 1.500µm
- ACXplus 7058 provides a thickness of 2.000µm
- The ultra-transparent, pure acrylic double-sided tapes offer high bonding power and high UV, temperature and solvent resistance
- The ACXplus range is recognised for its unique viscoelastic properties, which provide excellent stress dissipation across different substrates
Tesa UK has been supporting University of Portsmouth’s UP Racing team in its 2015 Formula Student project with adhesive tapes.
Self-adhesive tape manufacturer tesa has received global recognition for its energy management systems.
Tapes from tesa are being used to improve performance and assist competitors in sports ranging from motor racing to modern pentathlon, and even in the Olympics. For example, the company has supported British skeleton athletes in an event where speeds of up to 140km per hour and G forces up to 5G are regularly encountered.
tesa ACXplus range of tapes — whose viscoelastic properties enable it to bond dissimilar materials — has demonstrated another important characteristic, its fire-retardant properties, according to Rail System Testing-prescribed test methods.
tesa’s UK operation, based in Milton Keynes, has purchased a slitting machine that will ensure the company meets the demand for bespoke adhesive tapes for many years to come.