Adhesives Research Introduces New Flying Splice Tape for High Slip Substrates

adhesivesGLEN ROCK, Pa. (July 22, 2015) – Adhesives Research, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of pressure-sensitive adhesives, tapes, specialty coatings, films and laminates announces ARclad® 0082 splicing tape for bonding low surface energy films and other challenging substrates in high speed applications.

ARclad 0082 is an 8-mil, double faced tape featuring a high performance, rubber based adhesive coated onto a conformable paper carrier. The tape’s blue color allows for easy splice detection and visual confirmation that the white release liner is removed during splice preparation.

ARclad 0082 increases throughput by providing secure bonds to high slip films in flying splice and winder applications at speeds up to 1750 feet per minute (FPM). It also bonds well to cold substrates and maintains consistent tack for reliable splices in colder environments.

This tape is ideal for splicing low and high density polyethylene films, polycoated films, foils and paper board. Related splicing applications include bonding substrates in unwind splicers, automatic core starts and static overlaps.

Founded in 1961, Adhesives Research develops solutions to unmet needs leveraging core competencies in chemical synthesis, formulation and coating technologies. Adhesives Research’s custom tailored products are used in a diverse range of applications around the world in the construction, industrial, electronics, automotive, medical and pharmaceutical industries.

Based in Glen Rock, Pennsylvania, Adhesives Research also operates manufacturing facilities in Ireland and Colombia; has sales and marketing offices in Great Britain, Singapore and China; and sales representation in Japan and Taiwan. The company’s North American and European development and production facilities are certified to ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 standards.

For more information about Adhesives Research and its products, call 1-800-445-6240 (+1-717-235-7979 outside North America) or visit our web site at

Adhesives Research® is a registered service mark of Adhesives Research, Inc., for engineering and design services in the field of pressure-sensitive adhesive systems. ARclad® is a registered trademark of Adhesives Research, Inc.

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