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  • How to choose the best adhesive tape?

    The strongest adhesive tape will depend on multiple of factors: what materials are you bonding and under what conditions. Russ Boelema explains

    By nadina on February 14, 2022
    How to choose the best adhesive tape?
  • Product spotlight: Antimicrobial Protection Materials

    Inhibiting growth and spread of viruses, bacteria and other microbes has always been an important aspect of wound care, and with the global pandemic, it has become relevant in any settings…

    By nadina on July 14, 2020
    Product spotlight: Antimicrobial Protection Materials
  • Adhesives for Hard-to-Bond Surfaces

    When considering which adhesive to use for any bonding application, the choice of substrate is a critical factor. Often low surface energy materials are the best choice for the device. In our…

    By newparafix on November 14, 2018
    Adhesives for Hard-to-Bond Surfaces
  • 8 considerations for your water tight seal design

    Reliable sealing plays a crucial role in the performance and life span of today’s portable devices, especially those exposed to harsh environments.For this reason, the sealing component…

    By newparafix on November 2, 2017
    8 considerations for your water tight seal design
  • Surface energy and adhesion

    What is surface energy?Surface energy describes the degree of attraction or repulsion force from a substrate to another material. It can be thought of in terms of a car that has not been waxed for…

    By newparafix on June 27, 2017
    Surface energy and adhesion
  • Choosing the right adhesive for your wearable device

    Adhesive tape has long been the driver for product innovation and in the healthcare market the development of medical grade adhesives is supporting the growth in wearable devices to offer long or…

    By newparafix on March 15, 2017
    Choosing the right adhesive for your wearable device
  • Venting design considerations for the engineer or designer

    Venting plays a crucial role in the performance and life span of today’s devices, especially for products exposed to external or harsh environments, such as the growing number of portable…

    By newparafix on October 24, 2016
    Venting design considerations for the engineer or designer
  • Five tips for designing converted components

    We’ve put together some useful tips for ensuring your adhesive components are optimally designed:Tip 1 – Avoid square corners or sharp angle corners most tooling suppliers either form flat…

    By newparafix on October 22, 2012
    Five tips for designing converted components