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The Comprehensive Guide To: Masking Tapes

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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. 

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How to Bond to Glass

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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. 

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What is the Strongest Adhesive?

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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.

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How to Bond to Plastics

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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. 

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Go Greener with FineCal's Eco-Friendly Packaging Materials

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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!

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3M Industrial Products we Supply to the Aerospace Industries

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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.

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

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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.


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How to Temporarily or Permanently Stop Leaks with Tape

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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.

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New Products to 3M

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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.

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Workwear at Finecal!

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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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How to: Know Your Industry’s Noise Levels in Db

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How to: Know Your Industry’s Noise Levels in Db
FineCal supplies hearing protection in a range of protection levels at competitive prices, from soft in-ear plugs to large cup ear defenders. Whatever your industry, make sure regulations are being met and risk reducing hearing protection is available.
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Free Delivery during the World Cup to UK Mainland

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Free Delivery during the World Cup to UK Mainland

FineCal Distributors are offering free delivery during the World Cup, starting from the 14th of June 2018 and ending on the 15th of July 2018 for UK Mainland.

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The Guide To: Single Sided Adhesive Tapes

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The Guide To: Single Sided Adhesive Tapes

We supply and source some of the highest quality single sided adhesive products and packaging materials. Single sided adhesive tapes can help with a range of applications including; masking, sealing, bonding, protecting and more.

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How to Bond Low Surface Energy (LSE) Plastics

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How to Bond Low Surface Energy (LSE) Plastics
Plastics are transforming everyday life which is why the use of them in manufacturing is continually increasing. With that in mind we are ever growing our range of technical tapes and adhesives to bond to plastics with surface preparation. Which includes the bonding of high, medium and low surface energy materials.
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