Brochure on structural bonding tape 9245 offers product information and application examples. The tape has 750 lbs/sq inch of bonding power, making it possible to suspend a 2-ton car. This acrylic pressure-sensitive tape is impregnated with an epoxy that cures under heat. Tape 9245 bonds steel, aluminum, glass, and ceramics. Applications include use as an alternative to screws, rivets, spot-welding, liquid adhesives, and other mechanical fastening methods.
3M Inc., Industrial Tape and Specialties Div., 3M Center Bldg. 220-7E-01, St. Paul, MN 55144.
Producing high-quality end-production metal parts with additive manufacturing for applications like aerospace and medical requires very tightly controlled processes and materials. New standards and guidelines for machines and processes, materials, and printed parts are underway from bodies such as ASTM International.
Engineers at the University of San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering have designed biobatteries on commercial tattoo paper, with an anode and cathode screen-printed on and modified to harvest energy from lactate in a person’s sweat.
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