Machine Design

Cushion Mounting Tapes

R/bak SA 3000 cushion mounting tapes are designed for use in wide-web flexible packaging printers.

They are made from open-cell urethanes with an acrylic adhesive backing. Tapes are 0.020 in. (0.51 mm) thick and help printers create more consistent output (lower dot gain and higher solid-ink densities) even on rough surfaces. The tapes also eliminate press problems including gear banding and press bounce. The tape's transparent textured liners ease mounting and minimize air bubbles. A high-performance adhesive allows for quick repositioning of both tape and plate prior to printing.

Rogers Corp., One Technology Dr., Rogers, CT 06263, (860) 779-4045,

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