Saint-Gobain Introduces New Acrylic Foam Tapes: NORBOND A7200 and A7300

  Saint-Gobain Introduces New Acrylic Foam Tapes: NORBOND A7200 and A7300  Business Wire  GRANVILLE, N.Y. -- April 7, 2014  Saint-Gobain is pleased to announce the launch of its newest, high-performance, double-sided acrylic bonding tapes: NORBOND™ A7200 and NORBOND™ A7300.  Both products are formulated for durable, long-lasting adhesion, as tested on a variety of surfaces and elevated temperatures. The viscoelastic properties of each tape allow for superior conformability, stretching, shock and stress absorption. Both tapes bond securely to dynamic, uneven surfaces.  “Our loyal converter and distributor base is always looking for new, high-performance bonding tapes to satisfy many industrial and automotive needs,” states Steven Jette, Global Marketing Director for the Saint-Gobain Foams and Tapes business unit. “A7200 and A7300 are the first of many new products planned for release this year to address this demand.”  Virtually invisible after application, NORBOND™ A7200 series tape is a transparent, double-sided acrylic core tape designed specifically for visual and design requirements common when bonding glass, bath or shower hardware, translucent signage or other clear surfaces. A7200 series tape maintains a high resistance to UV light, showing no change in clarity or color even after 500 hours of carbon arc weatherometer testing.  NORBOND™ A7300 series is a grey, coated, multi-layer foam tape designed for optimum bonding performance in many interior and exterior industrial applications. A7300 outperforms competitive foam tapes and can effectively replace other permanent fastening systems, like welds and rivets.  For more information on Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics’ custom design capabilities, visit our website at www.foams.saint-gobain.com.  About Saint-Gobain  Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials providing innovative solutions to meet the challenges of growth, energy saving and environmental protection. With 2013 sales of $55.8 billion, Saint-Gobain operates in 64 countries and has approximately 195,000 employees.  Saint-Gobain’s Performance Plastics business is headquartered in Aurora, Ohio, and employs 4,400 people in 15 countries. It is a world leader in high-performance plastics, including flexible tubing applications, seals, coated fabrics, foams, polymer products and bearings.  For more information, visit www.saint-gobain.com and www.saint-gobain-northamerica.com.  Contact:  Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics North America Contact: Steven Jette 1-800-724-0883 or Europe Contact: Corby, Northants Great Britain (44)1536.276.000 or foams@saint-gobain.com  
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