PSTC Tape Brief
June 2016
PSTC Names 2016 Carl Dahlquist Award Recipient
PSTC named Kiu-Yuen Tse, Advanced Research Specialist at the 3M Corporate Research Laboratory, as recipient of its coveted 2016 Carl Dahlquist Award. 

The award is named for innovator Dahlquist, who developed the Dahlquist criterion of tack, determining the modulus value of a material necessary for it to be low enough and tacky enough to be considered a pressure sensitive adhesive.  Read more .
PSTC Offers Fall Training Courses
The Manufacturing & Testing of PSA Tapes course covers details of coating and converting methods, along with in-depth discussion of testing methods and analytical tools. The course takes place September 19-21 at Chemultants International in Mentor, Ohio, and is unique in its combination of classroom discussions and lab-based demonstrations, allowing for deep exploration of the course topics. Spots for this course fill up fast, so register today!

The  Fundamentals of PSA Tapes  covers a basic overview of all the key technology areas of PSA Tape in a classroom setting. Taking place October 10-11, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Oakbrook Terrace, IL, this class provides an ideal introduction to the PSA Tape industry.
Tape Products Directory Now Available
PSTC's Tape Products Directory is now available for use!  PSTC member tape products cover a wide range of applications. Now you can utilize the directory to search for member tape products, either searching by tape backing or by end use.

Visit the website to learn more about how to utilize this valuable tool!

Upcoming PSTC Events

September 19-21
Manufacturing & Testing of PSA Tapes
Chemsultants International
Mentor, OH

October 10-11
Fundamentals of PSA Tapes
DoubleTree by Hilton
Oakbrook, IL

November 1-3
Fall Member Business Meeting
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa
Bonita Springs, FL