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What Is Extreme Sealing Tape And What Is It Used For?

Written by Caleb Shaw. Extreme sealing tapes are designed to span a joint to prevent water ingress. In this blog, I’ll primarily be focusing on the products designed for use on commercial vehicles, caravans, and roof systems. If you have any questions regarding extreme sealing tape for any other use, please don’t hesitate to contact one of our specialists using the number above and we’ll do our best to help…
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Rubber Based VS Acrylic Based Adhesives For Tapes

Written by Caleb Shaw Can't decide whether an acrylic or rubber based adhesive for tape is right for you? In this short blog, I'm going to outline the basic features of both. Tack Rubber based adhesives have a higher initial tack than acrylic. So for applications on…
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3M 4412 Extreme Sealing Tape vs FS500 Sealing Tape

Written by Caleb Shaw 3M extreme sealing tape has been around for quite a long time – is the FS500 sealing tape from Forgeway a valid alternative? 3M  Extreme sealing tape has been widely used for sealing trucks, trailers, roofs - offering very good adhesion to a wide variety of substrates. It is used where operators need a fast and tidy seal…
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CASE STUDY ENVIRONMENTAL STRESS CRACKING (ESC)

Are you using the correct adhesive? Did you know that you could be unintentionally weakening your plastic? Using a poor adhesive could lead to an issue called environmental stress cracking, sometimes referred to as the ‘Plastic Killer’ Environmental stress cracking (ESC) is defined as the premature embrittlement and subsequent formation of cracks in plastics as a result of both being under stress and in contact…
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Content Creator/Strategist

Position Summary: We are looking for an amazing, inbound marketer to own the majority of the content marketing for our company. You will be in charge of attracting site traffic, converting that traffic into new leads for the business, and nurturing to close those leads into customers -- the latter of which sales leadership will help you accomplish. It…
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Team Leader – 6 months maternity cover

Forgeway are a manufacturing company with big ambitions! With decades of experience and unrivalled technical expertise, our family run business is committed to continuous development within the adhesives industry. Our innovative products are used all over the world in the construction,…

A Leap Forward In The Fight Against Corrosion

Understanding corrosion. Corrosion is defined as the degradation or destruction of metals and alloys in an environment by the process of electrochemical or chemical process. It affects all aspects of industry;…

Increase Fuel Efficiency of Commercial Vehicles

There are some things that however unfortunate or annoying they just have to be dealt with! Fluctuating fuel prices is definitely one of the above, and whilst there is not a lot anyone can do about this, you can help yourself by ensuring that your vehicle is as fuel efficient…

Great Cost Saving in the Commercial Vehicle Industry

There are countless blogs and articles on how to reduce costs and as a commercial vehicle manufacturer there are many quick wins that can be achieved, resulting in a more efficient workplace and a more efficient product. Here…

Forgeway at The CV Show 2017 – Stand 3D80

The CV Show is just days away and Forgeway are getting ready for their debut at the show! As a UK based manufacturer, our aim is to stay at the forefront of adhesive technology and the latest regulatory demands. We produce…

Get your free health check at the CV Show on Stand 3D80!

We’re exhibiting at the CV Show 25th – 27th April 2017. Demonstrating how we’ve helped manufacturers in the industry solve problems during the past 20 years. Barriers that were once insurmountable are now the “norm”; amongst these are, increased payload, improved vehicle…

Formoa Gb – Super Reliable Glass Bonding

Found in every continent of the world – bonding windows in people movers and road transportation – tens of thousands of vehicles, travelling more than 10 million miles per week, carrying more than 1 billion passengers per year. …

Is it possible to stop staining on vehicle sides?

A question we often find ourselves asking customers is “if we had a magic wand, what problem would you like us to solve?” Many OEMs in the transportation industry are facing similar issues. A issue that many manufacturers share is staining on vehicle sides; so, what causes…