July, 2012

Orange You Glad It Comes In Orange

Orange You Glad It Comes In Orange

In its continued efforts to gain additional market share by creating specialized versions of a generic product, the adhesive tape industry has now introduced an orange masking tape that is focused on the marine industry. This tape joins blue masking tape, designed for professional painters and green masking tape focused on the “do it yourself” […]

Read More →

Read More →

Retailer “Deck My Dorm” Promotes Masking Tape For Dorm Room Decoration

Retailer “Deck My Dorm” Promotes Masking Tape For Dorm Room Decoration

In its list of top 10 dorm room decorating ideas for the upcoming school year, retailer Deck My Dorm is recommending Japanese rice paper masking tape for edges, borders and trims. ┬áThe tape, which has an almost transparent backing, is printed with delicate patterns and vibrant colors. You can see some great examples of this […]

Read More →

Read More →

Adhesives Made With Renewable Raw Materials May Lead To “Greener” Tape

Adhesives Made With Renewable Raw Materials May Lead To “Greener” Tape

German researchers are turning to organic compounds made from renewable raw materials in their efforts to bring new tape adhesives to market. One of their most interesting projects involves attempts to mimic the adhesive that a common marine organism called the “bouy barnacle” uses to firmly attach themselves underwater surfaces. You can read more about […]

Read More →

Read More →

Tape Storage Tips

Tape Storage Tips

Anybody who whas found a gooey, sticky roll of duct tape in the trunk of their car knows that how you store adhesive-backed tape in hot weather is something that should not be ignored. Shurtape, the manufacture of Shurtape duct tape and gaffers tape recommends that their products be stored at temperatures no higher than […]

Read More →

Read More →

Top