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Latex Gloves – Are You Allergic?

Many industrial manufacturing environments require workers to wear protective gloves, including during electronics and medical device production and assembly. Latex gloves not only protect workers from harmful chemicals but also protect products from worker contact and contamination during manufacturing Read more

ST 925 SMT Rework System–Three favorites combined into one nice savings

Save a few steps--and some money--with the Pace 925 SMT Rework System Pace has introduced a new low-cost “combination” system ideal for surface mount technology (SMT) rework. It’s worth adding up the savings by comparing the a la carte prices Read more

Metcal’s CV-5200 Connection Validation Soldering Station Changes Everything

You may or may not have heard about Metcal’s new soldering station, the CV-5200. The evolutionary tool removes much of the reliance on visual inspection of hand-soldered joints and adds a second, more technology-driven method for validating a successful Read more

What is Electrically Conductive Epoxy?

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Did you know that electrically conductive epoxy can be used to replace solder when working with heat-sensitive components? With excellent thermal and electrical properties, it’s also great for cold solder repairs, bonding components to PCBs, and general assembly or repair of electrical parts. Once cured, the epoxy offers an electrically conductive pathway between bonding substrates.

All-Spec offers a range of conductive epoxies to tackle any solder-free bonding application. Shop today and save on leading brands like Circuitworks, Caig Laboratories, MG Chemicals and more.

How Can Custom Adhesive Packaging Help Your Company?

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Cut your budget down to size with Adhesive Materials Group (AMG). A division of Hisco, AMG offers a unique way to save on the items you use every day with packaging solutions, dispensing systems and containers for silicones, greases, epoxies, specialty chemicals and more. AMG partners with leading manufacturers to source materials in bulk, then provides custom repackaging in smaller quantities or specialty sizing to meet the demands of your environment – allowing you to purchase the materials you need at more competitive pricing to lower your overall cost of business. Visit the AMG website today to learn more, and discover how this unique adhesive packaging service can go to work for you.

Are You Using the Best Cleanroom Tape?

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Particle-free with zero residue, our new UltraTape solutions are designed exclusively for use in critical environments. Available in UltraClean (Class 100 – Class 1 cleanroom) and Classic Clean (Class 100,000 – Class 1,000 cleanroom) options, we offer a range of tapes to suit virtually any application requirement. Read on to learn more about UltraTape cleanroom tapes, in stock now at All-Spec.

All-Purpose Tape – With a durable vinyl backing, this tape is a perfect option for tool and floor marking. Available in Classic Clean or UltraClean varieties to meet a range of critical requirements.

Aerospace Permanent Adhesion Tape – Ideal for fastening or plastic sheeting applications, this double-sided UltraClean polyester tape has a Class 1 cleanroom rating.

Barrier Tape – This bright, non-adhesive UltraClean polyethylene film is used to section off hazardous areas, with a Class 1,000 cleanroom rating.

ESD-Safe Tape – Easily removable with no adhesive residue, this general-purpose UltraClean tape has a cleanroom rating of Class 1.

Super-Tack Tape – Constructed of a highly adhesive material, these tapes are ideal for any application requiring a strong bond. Available in both Classic Clean and UltraClean options.

MG Chemicals – New & In Stock at All-Spec!

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With a full range of chemical products specific to the electronics industry, MG Chemicals offers everything from adhesives and cleaning supplies to conductive greases, soldering chemicals and more – all backed by nearly 60 years of experience. Now, All-Spec is proud to welcome this industry pioneer to our growing product offering, at great prices you won’t find everywhere else. Click here to browse our complete MG Chemicals line and start saving now on the items you rely on every day!

Stick Around – Discover Specialty Adhesive Tapes from 3M

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Whatever your application, 3M offers the perfect adhesive tape. With options including aluminum foil, PTFE film, polyurethane and glass cloth, you’re bound to find the right solution for your unique environment. So go ahead, get attached! Read on to learn more.

Aluminum Foil Tape Seals and protects sensitive surfaces from dust, moisture, heat damage and hot spots. UV and weather resistant, foil tape has a high thermal conductivity and heat reflectivity to maximize efficiency.

PTFE Film Tape Available with silicone or non-silicone rubber adhesive, PTFE film tape has a high temperature resistance, excellent tensile strength, and remains unaffected by virtually all chemicals.

Polyurethane Tape Protects surfaces from corrosion, abrasion and minor impact damage. Resistant to punctures, tearing, UV light and erosion, this durable tape can be painted over or applied to painted surfaces.

Glass Cloth Tape With a thermosetting adhesive, glass cloth tape provides an increased bond for areas with a high ambient temperature. Essential for electrical applications, this tape is UL-listed for continuous use up to 200°C (392°F).