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Robots to the rescue: 3M helping businesses solve worker shortages with automation

Posted on: The U.S. is facing a “structural labor shortage.”

Special adhesive tape embedded in the road used to make freeway lanes more visible

Posted on: So you can actually see I-15 lanes in bad weather, UDOT tries something new

PackPlus 2023 focuses on sustainability, circular packaging

Posted on: The 17th edition of PackPlus, which took place on 10-12 August at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi, focused on sustainable packaging as a mainstream priority.

Ancient Japanese artform makes tape stronger

Posted on: Researchers found that kirigami, the Japanese art of cutting paper, can make tape up to 60 times stronger.

Duct tape evidence holds up in court using innovative method from WVU forensic scientists

Posted on: Duct tape found at crime scenes can provide forensic scientists with important information, but no standardized protocol for analyzing it has ever existed.

How to use athletic taping to manage injuries

Posted on: Athletic taping methods can help minimize pain and assist with healing for existing injuries when done correctly.

What is EPDM sponge tape?

Posted on: EPDM sponge tapeIt is a flexible material often used in many applications such as water and air tightness, sound insulation and vibration control.

Art-inspired tape is both strong and weak

Posted on: Using carefully placed cuts, scientists have designed a sticky tape that is highly adhesive yet easy to remove.

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