April, 2013

You Better “Duck”! Here Come The Avengers

You Better “Duck”! Here Come The Avengers

In perphaps the least logical piece of tape news we have published lately, The company that makes “Duck” brand duct tape has announced that they are teaming with the new Avengers movie to release an Avengers version of their branded duct tape. Duck describes the partnership as “the ultimate powerhouse pairing“. I don’t know about […]

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New Tape Adhesive Gets Under Your Skin

New Tape Adhesive Gets Under Your Skin

A new adhesive under development uses the technique of a parasitic worm to stick better. The adhesive mimics the behavior of the Spiny Proboscis when it attaches to a host’s intestinal track. Using plastic micro-spines that become soft when wet, the bandage is able to lock itself to the skin when skin moisture activates the […]

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Duct Tape Makes The Big Time

Duct Tape Makes The Big Time

It’s been a running joke around our shop for years that we should go to the local mall and open up a tape store. It appears, that, at least in New York City, it isn’t a joke. Duck brand duct tape has actually opened a store in midtown Manhattan. Located at 1411 Broadway, the Duck […]

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Floor Marking Tape Promoted For Inventory Management

Floor Marking Tape Promoted For Inventory Management

This article on the San Francisco Chronicle web site caught our eye. It promotes the use of floor marking tape to increase efficiency in material handling and inventory control. If the article resonates with you, floor marking tape supplies are available by clicking here. Allabouttape.com is your source for information about the adhesive tape industry. […]

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Is Gaffers Tape “Beneath You”?  It Might Be If You Ride A Bus

Is Gaffers Tape “Beneath You”? It Might Be If You Ride A Bus

Our primary customer base for adhesive backed cloth tapes is in entertainment and audio visual production. ¬†Gaffers tape is used to tape down cables, make repairs, hold things temporarily in place and a thousand other things in theatres, conference rooms and on video and film sets. A recent order from a new customer presented us […]

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3M To Introduce New Tapes For Sign Industry

3M To Introduce New Tapes For Sign Industry

3M is set to introduce some new adhesive and tape solutions at the International Sign Expo in Las Vegas this week. These new products are based on low odor acrylic adhesives that are safer for workers and are designed to replace mechanical fasteners. By no longer requiring the holes that are needed to use mechanical […]

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Make A Duct Tape Carrier With Duct Tape

Make A Duct Tape Carrier With Duct Tape

In an article titled “Five Unusual Things To Make With Duct Tape”, Popular Mechanics includes how to construct a tool box with the sticky stuff. Here’s a picture. You’ll need this to make it. When you’re done, you can fill it up with this.   Allabouttape.com is your source for information about the adhesive tape […]

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