Application Spotlight

Application Spotlights highlight real world applications that use Tekra's relevant product solution options.  Our ultimate goal is to help provide you with appropriate product solutions for unique applications while making you aware of market applications you may not participate in.  This section highlights a small sampling of those solutions.  Application Spotlights are a must read for anybody that wants to find a something new or find a better way.

Application Spotlight: Printed Circuitry and the Internet of Things

October 2022
The Internet of Things (IoT) has played an increasingly significant role in daily life due in large part by innovations in the world of printed electronics and conductive ink technology. These advancements have expanded access to cost effective, reliable printed circuitry solutions that can be mass-produced, paving the way for new applications with functionalities previously not thought possible.
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Application Spotlight - 3M™ Durable Label Materials for Medical and Pharmaceutical Markets

August 2022
Tekra works hand in hand with 3M to provide you with top-of-the-line 3M™ Durable Label Materials for your medical applications.

Polyester Films for Casting & Release Liner Applications

June 2022
Polyester (PET) film, also known as BOPET, is often used as the carrier film substrate in casting and release manufacturing processes due to its high mechanical strength, chemical resistance, and thermal stability at high processing temperatures.

Rigid Vinyl PVC Film Application Spotlight

May 2022
Learn Why Rigid Vinyl's unique characteristics make it Graphic's Output material of choice for promotional products.
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3M Label Materials Guide

February 2022
We’ve put together a guide to help you understand the most important aspects to consider when selecting your label material, which is sometimes called label stock.
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Skin Contact Adhesives for Wearable Medical Devices

January 2022
Application Spotlight: This article covers the various considerations related to selecting the right skin-contact adhesive for wearable medical devices
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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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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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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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