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 …
Ecommerce Fulfillmentis thriving. Consider these statistics:
US e-retail sales are expected to grow by 10% a year to $400 billion by 2017, accounting for 13% of all retail sales.
Total ecommerce sales for 2014 exceeded $304 billion, representing an increase of 15.6% from 2013.
Mobile transactions surge in 2014 and set…