To assure our high standard of quality, VOLZ® TAPES has invested in a
state-of-the-art research and development laboratory with the latest technology testing equipment. We precisely test and evaluate our products to guarantee that the specified values are being met continuously. Our
Quality Management and Environmental Management Systems are
DIN ISO 9001:2015 and DIN ISO 14001:2015 certified respectively. Many of our Electrical Insulation Tapes and our Double-Sided Adhesive Tapes carry
UL – Certification. We are AEO certified and we participate in the global GS1 – System, fulfilling GS1 standards.
In addition, VOLZ® TAPES works with the “Sicher mit System” (Safe with Systems) seal of approval from the Berufsgenossenschaft Handel und Warenlogistik (the German Employers’ Liability Insurance Association).
The seal of approval confirms VOLZ® TAPES effective implementation of an Occupational Health and Safety Management system in accordance with NLF / ILO-OSH 2001 and DIN ISO 45001:2018.
In addition, we are an active member of AFERA, the Association of European Adhesive Tape Manufacturers.
We test our adhesive products according to AFERA, FINAT, PSTC, CATIA, TAAT und JATMA standards. Per request, we can test to other specifications and standards required by our customers. We ensure quality of our die-cut parts using advanced optical measuring technology, comparing products against each customers’ unique set of specifications. All test procedures and respective results are documented for transparency and future reference.
Our Laboratory Testing Includes:
- Adhesive Strength Test 90° & 180° according to AFERA 5001
- Static Sheer Adhesion Test according to AFERA 5012
- Tensile Strength according to AFERA 5004
- Measurement of Thickness according to AFERA 5006
- Loop Tack Test according to Finat Nr. 9
- Rolling Ball Tack Test according to PSTC-6
- Unwind Adhesion DIN EN 1944
- Material Structure Test
- Print Quality of Barcodes Examined
- Climatic Tests Upon Request