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Why choose 3M Foil Tapes?

Why choose 3M Foil Tapes?

3M foil tapes offer high performance for tough heating and cooling challenges. For any jobs involving thermally conductive, heat and light reflective surfaces, our range of 3M foil tapes can take on the job. The metal backed foil tapes are made with industrial strength adhesives.

Common Hot-Melt Adhesive Uses and Applications

Common Hot-Melt Adhesive Uses and Applications

Hot melt adhesives cool, harden and reach bond strength in seconds. This offers the ability to eliminate clamps, fixturing and drying, and saves time, energy and also space. The adhesives are designed and manufactured for the bonding of wood, plastic, foam, fabric, cardboard and more!

The Comprehensive Guide To: Masking Tapes

The Comprehensive Guide To: Masking Tapes

Masking tape is a type of pressure-sensitive and easy to tear paper tape, it is adaptable and versatile and can be easily repositioned and unwound.

At FineCal, we want to provide our customers with all the knowledge they could need. Therefore we have created a masking tape guide to help you find the best masking tape for your needs. 

How to Bond to Glass

How to Bond to Glass

Glass is an essential component of everyday life and offers many uses for a variety of applications. Bonding to glass is a task that must meet high aesthetic standards and therefore finding a bonding method that is transparent and yellowing-resistant is essential. However due to glass being such a delicate material, finding a suitable bonding method can be difficult. 

What is the Strongest Adhesive?

What is the Strongest Adhesive?

Structural adhesives are load bearing adhesives that add strength to the part being bonded. FineCal are excited to be distributing a new range of Bostik adhesives. This new range of SAF (strong and flexible) structural adhesives are made up of patented methacrylate adhesives and show unmatched performance in terms of resistance and flexibility. While there are many MMA options available on the market today, Bostik have created a range of MMA adhesives that bring unmatched value to the structural adhesive market.

How to Bond to Plastics

How to Bond to Plastics

Plastics are an integral part of everyday life and are essential to the future of manufacturing. With more and more people using plastics within manufacturing, the need for an easy bonding solution is increasing. With this in mind, 3M have recently released its newest solution for bonding to plastics, the 3M VHB Tape LSE Series.

Thanks to 3M's VHB Tape LSE Series you are now able to reinvent design and rise above the competition in assembly, performance and appearance. 

Go Greener with FineCal's Eco-Friendly Packaging Materials

Go Greener with FineCal's Eco-Friendly Packaging Materials

The demand for eco-friendly and sustainable products is continuously rising. We live in a world where people are buying and selling constantly throughout the day, the majority of which being supplied in some form of packaging. Help the environment and push your business by becoming an environmentally conscious organisation. 

FineCal offer a range of eco-friendly packaging options. As a company, we want to help make a positive contribution to the environments while still supplying high quality products. Read on to learn about the benefits of eco-friendly packaging and see what products we supply!

Rethink What's Possible with 3M's VHB Tape Range

Rethink What's Possible with 3M's VHB Tape Range

3M's VHB Tape is a very high-strength bonding tape that allows you to replace distracting visible fasteners with double sided acrylic foam tape. Alternatively to screws and bolts, high-strength bonding tape allows for permanent adhesion while spreading the stress load evenly across the entire length. 3M VHB Tapes have opened up a variety of opportunities allowing for improvements in design, aesthetics and assembly all while creating a new kind of bond that gets stronger over time.


3M Industrial Products we Supply to the Aerospace Industries

3M Industrial Products we Supply to the Aerospace Industries

The UK Aerospace industry is the largest in Europe and second only to the US. Finecal supplies a range of 3M products tailored to the aerospace industry. We are committed to innovating structural adhesives, sealants and surface protection solutions for weight reduction, rate improvement and cost optimization.

Finecal have applied for an AS9120 certification and we are proceeding with rapid progress, having already got through to the first round of auditing. AS9120 is a standard that we need in order to continue to deal with aerospace customers.

How to Temporarily or Permanently Stop Leaks with Tape

How to Temporarily or Permanently Stop Leaks with Tape

A step by step guide on how to temporarily or permanently stop a leak with tape. This includes general purpose cloth tape and 3M's new range, FAST Tapes.

New Products to 3M

New Products to 3M

FineCal are now suppliers of the new 3M Fast Adhesive Tapes range, all of which are coated with an aggressive pressure-sensitive adhesive and work on a wide variety of materials including concrete, PE, wood, steel, OSB and more.

Workwear at Finecal!

Workwear at Finecal!

FineCal are now suppliers of a large range of workwear and PPE. Printing and embroidery takes place in-house meaning that costs are kept down and lead times are kept short. We work with an innovative manufacturer which enables us to offer premium and quality workwear at very competitive rates.

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