Converting Solutions Blog

How and Where to Buy Die Cut Tapes and Fasteners

Posted on Mon, Jun 27, 2016

With over 10 years each of customer service for converter Gleicher Manufacturing Corporation, our staff is happy to list for you the steps to consider on how and where to buy industrial tapes and fasteners to be die cut, rotary cut, slit, laminated or laser cut – i.e. converted.

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FAQ: What’s the best way to clean the surfaces before applying adhesive tape, Gleicher?

Posted on Wed, Aug 12, 2015

Most substrates (surfaces) are best prepared by cleaning with a 50:50 mixture of isopropyl alcohol (IPA) 

but there are exceptions that may require additional surface preparation include:and water prior to applying 3M™ Tapes. Below are the 5 most common exceptions::

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3M VHB Tapes Help Consumers Form A "Permanent Bond"

Posted on Wed, Aug 01, 2012

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3M VHB Tapes Go The Distance

Posted on Tue, Jul 17, 2012

3M VHB tapes have proven to be durable enough to withstand the physcial restraints of road mileage and even the high speeds of NASCAR racing.

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3M VHB Structural Glazing Tapes for Increased Productivity

Posted on Mon, Mar 19, 2012

3M VHB Tapes have been proven in thousands of buildings worldwide since 1990. As an alternative to structural silicone and spacer tapes/gaskets VBH tapes immediately handle strength results faster.

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The Many Uses of 3M VBH Adhesive Tapes

Posted on Thu, Mar 08, 2012

 For over 25 years, industries world wide have used VHB tapes for high bonding power. Visoceoelatic properties absorb shock and distribute stress evenly for bonding power that eliminates mechanical fastening in many jobs.

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Laser Cutting System

Posted on Wed, Nov 30, 2011

Gleicher Manufacturing’s laser cutting system allows manufacturers to customize a variety of materials for quick prototyping, samples, product development and production runs.

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Gleicher Excels in Converting Medical Products

Posted on Mon, Nov 28, 2011

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Gleicher See’s More Tapes and Adhesives Replacing Rivets and Welds

Posted on Tue, Aug 30, 2011

Replacing mechanical fasteners may seem challenging, but working with 3M, Gleicher has the material science capability and application testing tools to help customers make better use of tapes and adhesives.

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Gleicher Goes "Green" with 3M GreenGaurd

Posted on Mon, Jul 25, 2011

Gleicher is offering a “Green” alternative with 3M GREENGAURD Certified Adhesives, which are water-based adhesives that have been certified to the GREENGUARD Children&Schools standard—the highest certification offered by the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute’s (GEI) GREENGUARD Certification Program.

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