Techsil currently supplies a wide range of tapes into the automotive market to satisfy the ever changing requirements of this market. Designers are looking to remove mechanical fasteners such as rivets and screws and replace them with lighter, dependable engineered bonding solutions.
To help automotive customers deliver brand consistency and enhance the value of their products, Techsil has developed a range of easily applied adhesive tape solutions used to affix exterior badges, emblems, nameplates, trims and decorative embellishments in place.
These tapes meet even the most demanding material attachment and mounting requirements and can be used with a wide variety of OEM paint systems and substrates, including painted surfaces, ABS, polypropylene, stainless steel, aluminium and chromed metals.
Double sided tape and single sided self adhesive tapes offer an attractive alternative to traditional mechanical fastening methods and have a key role to play in the manufacture of electric cars, vans and public vehicles. From structural bonding tapes and anti-noise tapes to prevent rattles and squeaks through to closed cell foam tapes to provide waterproof seals there are many options.
Techsil offers a specialist adhesive tapes range designed specifically for lithium-ion automotive battery applications that meets the stringent requirements of the EV industry. This range of electrical tapes offers properties such as EMI shielding, Thermal & Electrical Insulation, Flame Retarding and Heat Sink Optimisation. The range is manufactured by ITW Stokis Tapes and includes:
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