In response to market demand for a clean, non-outgassing performance tape, Mactac Industrial Tapes has launched CleanTape, a new solvent-free, low-VOC line of industrial tapes.
Consisting of a double-coated tape solution, known as CleanBond™, and a transfer adhesive solution, known as CleanFilm, the low-VOC product line meets JIS-A1801 (Japan Industrial Standards) guidelines for critical substances and offers customers new environmentally friendly solutions for a wide variety of industrial tapes applications, such as:
• Insulation and shielding
• Wire harnessing
• Foam bonding
• Flexible printed circuits
• Printed circuit boards
• Graphics installations
• Interior applications requiring low-FOG characteristics
Featuring acid-free acrylic adhesive technology, Mactac’s CleanBond (CB418X-80 series) and CleanFilm (CF408X-80 series) products are coated with the company’s proprietary LV820 low-VOC acrylic adhesive that delivers non-migratory and non-leaching properties, as well as excellent peel and tack performance. The products both exhibit excellent chemical and UV resistance and provide superior strength and dimensional stability for optimum handling through various die-cutting processes and more.
“Mactac is committed to helping promote environmental sustainability through the development of innovative, solvent-free adhesive solutions, and our new product line is designed specifically to meet our customers’ needs for high performance, low-VOC, low-outgassing tapes,” said Janet Page, Marketing Manager, Mactac Performance Adhesives. “Additionally, with CleanBond and CleanFilm, customers know they will get the exceptional quality and versatility they have come to expect from Mactac.”
Additional CleanTape product line features, include:
• CleanBond low-VOC double-coated tape: A double-faced tape that touts a 0.5-mil polyester (PET) film carrier, Mactac CleanBond is available in low, medium and high coat weights, featuring our low-VOC aggressive acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA). The adhesive is protected by a two-sided, silicone-coated 80# moisture stable natural brown Kraft liner. With a web width of 54 inches, Mactac CleanBond offers a smooth adhesive profile, in addition to being non-corrosive and non-oxidizing.
• CleanFilm low-VOC transfer adhesive: Mactac CleanFilm features a 2.0-, 3.0- or 4.0-mil coat weight, low-VOC, aggressive acrylic PSA. The adhesive is protected by a two-sided, silicone-coated 80# natural brown Kraft liner. Featuring a web width of 54 inches, Mactac CleanFilm is conformable, in addition to being non-corrosive and non-oxidizing.