PRESSURE SENSITIVE PACKAGING TAPE
The packaging industry has now standardised on Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene film (BOPP) with a water based acrylic adhesive system. Buff and Clear are most common – but all other colours are available. Widths 72mm, 48mm, 36mm, 24mm and 18mm are all Ex stock. Standard lengths are 50M or 100M.
Machine Rolls (long rolls) are available in 1000m lengths.
GUMMED PAPER TAPE K80
Wetable paper tape is used for carton sealing, meeting environmental concerns being both biodegradable and recyclable.
Standard Length is 135M – Packed in Bundles – 48mm x 15 rolls, 60mm x 12 rolls and 72mm x 10 rolls.
(Strapping tape) is made from Clear BOPP film with fibre filaments for additional strength. Length 40M – widths 12mm, 18mm, 24mm, 36mm and 48mm.
Clear or yellowish for administrative or light industrial applications. Available in 50m, widths 12mm, 18mm and 24mm.
COLOURED VINYL TAPE
(bag seal tape) – Available in colours, standard size 12mm x 50M
Used to bond 2 surfaces together, either temporarily or permanently. These are available in different base materials such as polypropylene, foam, cloth, tissue, PVC, polyester etc. Each of these materials has certain characteristics which make them more suitable to particular applications. Items in these applications could include: Name badges, licence plates, carpets, mirror, printing stereos/plates, car mouldings, courier bags, woven labels, yachting, sails, paper, etc.
Commonly used Double sided tapes are:
Mirror tape (foam tape) 1.5mm or 3mm thick;
Polypropylene (R.D.A.) – 12mm, 18mm, 24mm, 36mm and 48mm x 30M in length.
Electrical insulation tape. Available in various grades, thicknesses and colours 18mm x 20M or 10M. Widely used in harness assembly plants.
Floormarking tape (demarcation tape) Standard colours – Black, yellow, green, blue and white, Candy Black/Yellow and Red/White. We slit any width. The standard length is 33M. Used to demarcate ares and traffic lanes in factories.
Window Frame Protection Tape. This is a weather resistant tape which offers protection against “pitting” or scratching on aluminium and PVC window frames. It has a cured solvent adhesive that provides residue free removal of the tape if applied correctly. Standard 48mm x 100M.
Is used in the air-conditioning industry for sealing and insulating of ducting. It has good waterproofing qualities and is widely used as a general “fix-it” tape. Available in colours, Standard width 48mm x 25M. Retail 48mm x 5M.
Aluminium Foil Tape – also used for sealing of ducting and cladding. Standard size 48mm x 50M.
Denso – Petrolatum Tape is used to prevent corrosion on manholes and joints of steel underground pipes. Widths 150mm, 100mm, 75mm, 50mm x 10M.
Specialised Tapes – We have access to almost any tape available for most applications. Contact us with your specific requirements.