Flying splice tape

January 1st, 2016

ARclad® 0082 splicing tape for bonding low surface energy films and other substrates in high-speed applications is an 8-mil, double-faced tape featuring a high-performance, rubber-based adhesive coated onto a conformable paper carrier. The tape’s blue color allows for easy splice detection and is recommended for splicing low- and high-density polyethylene films, polycoated films, foils and...

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A flag with a tale to tell

January 1st, 2016

Haidary’s “State-of-the Union” flag illustrates key statistics about how the United States has changed over time. The website allows viewers to scroll from left to right to allow comparisons between the gender gap in 1907 and 2013. Photos: Nadeem Haidary A nation’s flag is not a static symbol. As the United States of America added...

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R&D for everyone

January 1st, 2016

The center’s extrusion lab creates fiber from raw materials and can produce continuous filament and staple filament. Photos: Gaston College Textile Technology Center. Gaston College Textile Technology Center offers its equipment and expertise for hire. Autocoro, MDTA Rotorring, Spectraflash, Statimat. If you don’t have one of these, know how to operate one or even know...

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