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Case Study: Adhesive Shock Absorbing Spacer

The Story: Customer came to Hisco to review an application needing an adhesive shock absorbing spacer. This spacer will adhere the two components together while withstanding a high-temperature process which was hotter than most adhesives can support.

What is the application?
High-temperature adhesive shock absorbing spacer for enclosure
What issues was the end user having?
AAA battery terminal was breaking during drop testing; previous attempts failed temperature or drop test
What material used to solve the issue?
3M PGH-110GF VHB Tape
Why was the material chosen for the application?
Newly released high-temperature VHB from 3M chosen due to temperature rating as well as impact absorbing properties
Did the material improve the process?
Yes, allowed for design to pass drop testing, proving on pads allowed manufacturing to peel parts using natural pull tab
Savings to end user in cost of material or process improvement? Time, $ or both?
Significant time savings for the end user
What industry/market was this material used in?
Contract electronics manufacturing

Precision Converting has given us the tools we need to grow as a company. Our processes are faster and the end-product less expensive to manufacture. It’s great to have found a partner we can rely on.

Meghan E.
Production Manager

Electronics Applications

Thermal management
Gaskets and cushions
EMI/RFI shielding
High temp insulation
Screen/surface protection
High-temperature labels/identification
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