Why Application Tape Tears Unexpectedly

Sign Builder Illustrated contributor Jim Hingst writes: “From time to time, application tape will tear when you least expect it. When this happens the graphics can be trashed. “Frustrated sign makers want to know the cause of these mishaps. ...

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Bunting® Discontinues Flexible Die Product Line
Bunting® Magnetics Co.—producer of precision magnetic products for the worldwide printing, automobile, plastics, food, and electronics industries—has announced that it has discontinued its flexible die product line and will no longer accept orders for... Read More
Hingst’s Sign Post: Application Tape Guide
Sign Builder Illustrated columnist Jim Hingst writes: “To help you in working with application tape, I have compiled some tips and tricks. He continues: “This guide covers laminating the tape onto graphics, transferring graphics from the release liner... Read More
Gyford StandOff Systems® Celebrates Twenty-five Years
Gyford StandOff Systems is proud to announce that the company’s twenty-fifth anniversary. When Founder Steven Gyford designed the first StandOff Cap and Barrel for his own use in the museum and exhibit building industry, he had no idea that his original... Read More
Monarch's Z Clip System Does Some Heavy Lifting
Monarch engaged Qualtim, Inc. of Madison, Wisconsin to undertake load testing of the Monarch Z Clip system for mounting panels in the most typical installations. The tests included testing of the panel clips to the back of the panel, testing of the... Read More
Outwater Introduces its LED Integrated Standoffs
According to studies, consumer awareness and sales of products rise significantly when highlighted with an appropriate source of lighting, as opposed to similar presentation without being lit under otherwise equal conditions. Outwater [Outwater Plastics... Read More

Giveaway Winners Announced!
The Nazdar SourceOne and SEFAR GreenScreen TRAXFrame and RollerFrame giveaway recently wrapped up. Mary Ann Wassel of A-Z Advertising Specialties and Thomas Britton of Advantage Sheet Metal were announced as the winners. Both winners received six... Read More
Adhesive Applications' Expanded Manuf. Facility
Adhesive Applications is pleased to announce the opening of an expanded manufacturing facility, near the company headquarters in Easthampton, Massachusetts. With this additional production space, the company is able to produce foam tapes, film tapes,... Read More
Hand Pump Precisely Dispenses Instant Adhesives
To improve quality and reduce waste associated with manufacturing processes that rely on hand-dispensed instant adhesives, Henkel Corporation has introduced the Loctite® CA Volumetric Hand Pump. Weighing less than ten ounces, this hand-held dispenser... Read More
IDEAL Stars in DIY Network’s “Cool Tools”
Multi-bit screwdrivers from IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC., are trusted by electricians for their versatility, durability, and professional performance. On December 14, 2011, the American manufacturing of IDEAL drivers was featured on the popular DIY Network... Read More
A (Not Quite) Billion Dollar Sign Project
Headquartered in San Francisco, California (and with offices all over the world), is a company entirely devoted to “cloud” concept apps and solutions engineered to help other businesses and corporations connect with their customers. (Note:... Read More



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