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To suit the material and the demands on the laminated end product, AB-Tec offers a wide range of thermoplastic adhesives “on a roll”: dry, clean and efficient. An adhesive as special as your requirements.
TecWeb's® light weight and uniform cover makes it a natural for the aircraft industry, where a high strength-to-weight ratio is a requirement. With fuel costs on the rise, lighter weight components are constantly being developed which is exactly what these products were designed for.
TecWeb® is very suitable for use in luggage applications. High bond strength with low adhesive weight is usually necessary for bonding technical textiles used for handbags, suitcases and backpacks. Properly selecting the adhesive can result in a soft hand, or can impart a required stiffness. Naturally, there are TecWebs® specific to combine leather with other materials.
There are various applications of TecWeb® in the automotive industry. The largest market is for interior trim, bonding materials for headliners, door panels, parcel trays, seats, sound deadening panels and carpets.
For the shoe industry TecWeb® offers unique advantages: For upper and insole materials, TecWeb® makes it possible to combine a variety of materials into quality, breathable laminates. Properly chosen, TecWeb® also provides strong enough lamination strength for the strict demands of safety shoe soles.
Many times air filters require composite laminates. Anytime materials are combined, loss in air flow results.
The use of TecWeb®, with its open structure and the availability in light weights, makes it a natural for this application. The same holds true for liquid filters. In these applications special attention is required for resistance to all materials being filtered. Webs based on FDA recognized raw materials are available.