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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 Positive Temperature Coefficient (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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Tekra Fundamentals - 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 construction of reeds for its 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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Mylar Film – The Perfect Stencil Material

May 2021
Mylar polyester films are used in a wide variety of applications. One application that may not be as widely known, but is a growing market is stencils.

Tekra News Volume 11 No. 3

May 2021
May 2021 This issue features info on Mylar Film used in Stencil Making, Dura-Go Products for Print, Adhesives & Polycarbonate Film for EMI Shielding and much more!
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Tekra Fundamentals - How to Print on Plastic Film

April 2021
The way in which film is prepared for printing can vary, depending on the type of plastic, ink type, post-processes, and final application needs.
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Application Spotlight - EMI Shielding Materials

April 2021
Tekra offers a wide variety of EMI shielding materials that can offer electromagnetic compatibility to ensure your devices are functioning properly. By providing EMI shielding films and tapes, Tekra can be your provider for all of your electromagnetic interference solution needs.

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