One factthat manyindividualsfailto understand is that not all tapes are created equal. When purchasing tape for your packaging and shipping operation, its important to understand the different qualitiesof eachspecificvariety. This helps you ensure that every package that leaves your warehouse is secured effectively.
Pressure sensitive tapes are used across almost all industries. Here's what you need to know about the balance between adhesion, cohesion, and tack.
Pressure Sensitive Tape:
An adhesive tape that is tacky at room temperature.
Requires only finger or hand pressure to adhere.
Activationby water, solvents, or heat …
Acrylic packaging tape is ideal for long-term storage because it resists yellowing because of oxidation.
Acrylic packaging tapes, on the other hand, offer a wider temperature range than that of the hot melt tapes, ranging from 32*F to 140*F. An acrylic tape is ideal for applications that invo…
Hot Melt Packing Tape
Hot melt packaging tape has a higher adhesive character, making it ideal boxes with high amounts of recycled content.
Hot melt tapes exhibit significantly betteradhesive properties when compared to anacrylic packaging tape. They possess superior holding power and tensile strength with a quick t…
The Water Activated Tape (WAT) Revolution
So, WHAT is the big idea about WAT?
Water activated tape (WAT) is a paper carton sealing tape (white or natural kraft) available in various widths and thicknesses and which may contain multiple layers with fiberglass reinforcement.
When the adhesive …