AFC Introduces DuraFab® Advanced with Eterna® Technology 104RZ Fabric

October 16, 2012

Advanced Flexible Composites, Inc. (AFC) has introduced its new DuraFab® Advanced with Eterna® Technology 104RZ Fabric. These new fabric are manufactured from PTFE coated woven fiberglass substrates, utilizing AFC’s proprietary coating formulation and have either a silicone or acrylic adhesive system. Our DuraStick® Gold tapes are specially engineered to maximize application life, while minimizing down time in the most demanding situation. DuraStick® series 255 is AFC’s most abrasion resistant tape making it an ideal choice in challenging environments such as UPVC window and door welding, Mylar balloon sealing and in flexible packaging and heating sealing applications.

Michael Baker, AFC’s Director of Marketing states, “ The unique properties of our DuraStick® 255 Gold will provide significantly longer life and will reduce down time. Our customers in the UPVC welding, flexible packaging, heat sealing and Mylar balloon markets have already seen increases in production efficiencies. We offer DuraStick® Gold in an extremely smooth surface for maximum release or in a textured finish for bag sealers who are seeking a mechanical bond. Smooth or textured DuraStick® Gold is ideal for anyone who is seeking a pressure sensitive tape which will last longer and provides value.”

Founded in 1988, AFC, a family owned and operated company, is a world leader in the manufacture of high-performance coated fabrics. AFC sells its products through distributors and OEMs under the trade names DuraFab®, DuraFlow®, DuraSil®, DuraStick®, DuraLam® and DuraChefâ. The company designs and manufactures PTFE and silicone coated fabrics and belting, along with an extensive line of pressure sensitive tapes, for use in diverse applications. Typical applications for its products are found in industries such as, aerospace, flexible packaging, screen printing, textile, polymer manufacturing, food processing, chemical, electronics and communications.

For further information, contact Michael Baker, Director of Marketing at (800) 334-9372.

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