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Flame Retardant Polycarbonate Plastic as Electrical Insulation Film

October 2021
Polycarbonate plastic films offered by SABIC can be great electrical insulators due to their high dielectric strength and heat resistance. To ensure safety and functionality in electrical insulation applications, trust LEXAN™ FR films to deliver.
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Go Green With Recycled Polyester Plastic Film

October 2021
Polyester is one of the world's most recyclable plastics, and together, Tekra and DuPont Teijin Films™ are committed to sustainable business practices.
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Featured Product – Henkel WIK20816-9 PTC Ink

September 2021
WIK20816-9 is a new Positive Temperature Coefficient (PTC) carbon ink from Henkel Electronic Materials. WIK20816-9 has been optimized for skin-friendly, medical heating applications. With self-regulated heating technology, WIK20816-9 PTC ink can quickly reach its maximum temperature of 40°C (104°F). This is a far lower temperature than other PTC inks, making it safe for skin contact.
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Tek Tip – Printing Conductive Inks on Temperature-Sensitive Substrates

September 2021
This Tek Tip addresses a common challenge in the manufacturing of printed electronics that require temperature-sensitive substrates, such as medical wearable devices or smart packaging applications: pairing them with the right conductive materials that won’t compromise their thermal stability during the manufacturing process.

Tekra News Volume 11 No. 4

August 2021
The September 2021 issue of our newsletter features articles on Mylar® A used in Duck Calls, an overview of Tekra’s participation in the PRINTING United Tradeshow, how polycarbonate film is used in electrical insulation, Tekra’s R&D work in coating, 3M™ Hi-Tack Silicone Adhesive Tapes and our Team Tekra Employee spotlight.
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Application Spotlight - Reliatrace Uses PTC Ink in Raisenne® Dough Riser

August 2021
Reliatrace uses Henkel's WIK20816-9 PTC ink from Tekra in its new direct-to-consumer dough riser product, the Raisenne® Dough Riser, which creates the ideal temperature to proof dough quickly and consistently with self-regulated heating technology.
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Can Plastic Be Used as Insulation?

August 2021
People often wonder if plastic can be used as insulation, and we have the answer!
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Mylar A - An Exceptional Material for Duck Call Reeds

July 2021
Mylar® A is the material of choice in the construction of reeds for duck and goose calls. With the reed being an essential component to the sound quality of each call, it requires a thin material with both the hardiness and longevity to withstand the elements it will likely be exposed to.
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Application Spotlight - Printable PVC Film

June 2021
Vinyl film, or PVC Film (polyvinyl chloride), is a strong, embossable, versatile, and tear-resistant plastic film used in a wide variety of printed applications. PVC film is printable using traditional screen inks, as well as UV inkjet and Solvent inkjet inks. Think PVC film when in need of a cost-effective and durable film for signage, cards, or any other applications that may require printability, color consistency, or impact resistance.
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Tekra Fundamentals - What is Polycarbonate?

June 2021
Want to learn more about polycarbonate film? Learn more about the types of polycarbonate film and their properties.

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