College of Engineering and Polymer Science

Date of Last Revision

2024-06-03 12:59:32


Mechanical Engineering

Honors Course

MECE 497-001

Number of Credits


Degree Name

Bachelor of Science

Date of Expected Graduation

Spring 2024


This report details the design process, application, considerations, costs, and functionality of an automated tape “feedstock” machine. Yankee Insulation Products will use this project to create rolls of Aluminum foil tape that are included in their Therma-Dome assembly kit. The goal of this design will aid in the streamlining and effectiveness of the current process. When designing the automated process, the current process was evaluated for areas of improvement. Design parameters were also given to the project by the sponsoring company that were to be considered and incorporated.

Research Sponsor

David Peters

First Reader

Dr. Gopal Nadkarni

Second Reader

Matt Richmond

Honors Faculty Advisor

Dr. Scott Sawyer

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