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Kapton Film and the Rosetta Mission (Kapton Films - Sep 2017 - Dec 2017)

Posted by Mack Hendrick on Nov 7, 2018 8:48:16 AM

The Philae Lander Wants its Time in the Sun

As you might imagine, we are as fascinated with Rosetta’s success as are any of the scientists that have worked on or observed this mission for the last 10-plus years. It’s as riveting a thriller as any sci-fi movie—only this isn’t made of the stuff of someone’s imagination (well, it was at some point!). It is now a reality and made, in part, of material we handle every day at American Durafilm: Kapton® film.

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Topics: Kapton Films

High-Performance Kapton® Film Lamination Capability

Posted by Mack Hendrick on Jun 19, 2015 11:14:02 AM

Teflon® FEP, Teflon® PFA, and Tefzel® ETFE Options as Well!

Your high-performance film product options just got even better! American Durafilm® already offers custom rewinding, slitting, and packaging services and can satisfy any converting request—with quick responses and fast lead times. Add lamination of high-performance films to that list, and your application choices have just increased.

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Topics: Kapton Films, Kapton Film, Adhesive Lamination for High-Performance Films

Kapton Film and the Rosetta Mission

Posted by Mack Hendrick on Nov 25, 2014 9:39:00 AM

The Philae Lander Wants its Time in the Sun

As you might imagine, we are as fascinated with Rosetta’s success as are any of the scientists that have worked on or observed this mission for the last 10-plus years. It’s as riveting a thriller as any sci-fi movie—only this isn’t made of the stuff of someone’s imagination (well, it was at some point!). It is now a reality and made, in part, of material we handle every day at American Durafilm: Kapton® film.

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Topics: Kapton Films

Kapton Film and the Aerospace Industry

Posted by Mack Hendrick on Nov 11, 2014 1:32:00 PM

At Work on the Rosetta Mission: Innovation and Exploration at its Core

You know that expression, “We can send a man to the moon; why can’t we …?” Then fill in the blank with any perceived world problem that perplexes us because it remains unanswered. Sorry, you won’t find the answers to those conundrums here, but we can tell you about one amazing product that integrally assists in getting man to the moon: Kapton® film

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Topics: Kapton Films, Kapton Film

Kapton Film Functionality in the Electrical Industry

Posted by Mack Hendrick on Oct 9, 2014 2:27:00 PM

Exploring Kapton’s Unparalleled Versatility and Reliability

It’s widely known how versatile Kapton® film is across a multitude of industries: medical, military, aerospace, and you may have read our recent blog about Kapton®’s application in the medical field for its use in critical storage and preservation in materials like cryogenic storage bags. Another industry that relies on the versatility and high-performance of Kapton® is the electrical industry.

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Topics: Kapton Films, Kapton Film, Polyimide Film

Enlisting Kapton Film in the Military

Posted by Mack Hendrick on Sep 15, 2014 1:11:00 PM

Protecting Those Who Protect Us

To say that military conditions can be harsh is an understatement. Lives, governments, and countries are at stake when conflicts rage. When brave soldiers are at work doing the job of protecting our freedoms, they shouldn’t have to give a second thought to the details of how their equipment and transportation protect them. Kapton® film helps keep them safe.

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Topics: Kapton Films, Kapton Film, Polyimide Film

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