Kaladex PEN film is used as a protective encapsulant in flexible, thin-film solar cells

Application Spotlight – UV-Resistant PEN Films for Flexible Solar Panels

May 2024
Kaladex® PEN films are the ideal protective encapsulant for flexible, thin-film solar panels, offering optimal UV-resistance, good transparency, low moisture permeability, and excellent processability for thin-film deposition in manufacturing.
Speaker diaphragm cone

Application Spotlight – Plastic Films for Hi-Fi Speaker Diaphragms

April 2024
Audio fidelity in speaker applications is the degree of exactness with which an original recording is copied or reproduced. A key component part in speakers that directly impacts fidelity is the diaphragm. Often referred to as the cone, the diaphragm is a thin, semi-rigid membrane responsible for converting mechanical vibrations into sound. Due to their semi-rigid properties, a variety of plastic films offered by Tekra are frequently used as the base material in speaker diaphragm designs.
Tekra at ISA Sign Expo: No Limits

Tekra at ISA Sign Expo: No Limits

April 2024
Tekra, a Mativ brand, will be exhibiting their diverse portfolio of plastic films and custom coatings at this year’s ‘International Sign Expo’ in Orlando, Florida on April 10-12th, 2024.
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DuPont Teijin Films™ Is Now Mylar® Specialty Films

February 2024
One of Tekra’s top suppliers, DuPont Teijin Films™ unveiled its global rebranding initiative highlighted by a change in name from DuPont Teijin Films™ to Mylar® Specialty Films.
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Featured Product – Kaladex® PEN Films for Harsh Environments

October 2023
Kaladex® is a brand of hazy, biaxially-oriented polyester PEN films developed by Mylar® Specialty Films (formerly DuPont Teijin Films™) that has several enhanced properties designed to endure harsh environment applications.

Tekra News Volume 13 No. 2

October 2023
Tekra's latest newsletter is includes a letter from Tekra's GM, and an overview of product offerings geared towards light management applications.
Mylar film used in drumheads

Application Spotlight: Mylar Film for Drumheads

September 2023
The benefits of Mylar made the material widely popular among drummers, and the improved production scaling that PET film provided resulted in the material quickly becoming the industry standard.
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Tek Tip - Light Management Terminology

September 2023
Light Management Terminology: There are a few key terms to learn and Tekra is here to help.

Tekra at Printing United: All Things Imagined!

September 2023
Tekra will be showcasing their print receptive film substrates along with their in-house engineered custom coatings, at the ‘Printing United Expo’ October 18th-20th, 2023
Inspecting Corner Guards of Shipment

Tek Tip - Freight Claims

September 2023
This article provides an overview of what to look for when receiving freight shipments, and how to determine if there was potential damage caused during transport.


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