Advantages of Tapes over Mechanical Fasteners

Traditionally mechanical fasteners were seen as the strongest and most reliable fixing method, however, double sided structural adhesive tapes can often exceed this strength, provide longer lasting reliable bonds and offer unique benefits. In this white paper, Techsil analyses the advantages of using tapes as a replacement for mechanical fasteners. The adhesive tapes market is seeing exponential growth, a major driver behind this is the expanding requirements in the automotive industry to reduce the weight of vehicles.

About the Author

Steve Morrow is a specialist in the adhesive tape market with knowledge of a wide variety of structural bonding tapes and engineering applications. He has a background in engineering and has worked for Techsil since 2010.

Whatever fasteners can do, tapes can do better


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