November, 2013

Duct Tape Solves Energy Crisis

Duct Tape Solves Energy Crisis

Molecular science uses the term “triboluninescence” to describe the phenomenon that causes blue light to be generated when two strips of ┬áduct tape, attached sticky side to sticky side are ripped apart. No word yet on how big a piece of tape you would need to be able to find your car keys in the […]

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Love Tape?  Time To Move To Ohio

Love Tape? Time To Move To Ohio

Avon, OH continues on its quest to become the center of the tape universe. This city of just over 20,000 has for years played host to the annual Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival, temporarily swelling the towns size by adding 40,000 festival attendees who come there to celebrate all things duct tape. Now Avon has […]

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Is Glow Tape Going Organic?

Is Glow Tape Going Organic?

An article from one of our favorite blogs, gizmag.com, featured a glow in the dark ice cream that used a protein from jelly fish to make the frozen treat glow in the dark. It got us wondering if this same technology might be applied to the process used to make glow tape. Click here to […]

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Tape Sizing- It’s Still A Mystery To Us

Tape Sizing- It’s Still A Mystery To Us

We’ve been selling tape for over twenty years, but are still as mystified by sizing as we were the day we started. Tape rolls are measured in standard lengths, with the most common size for gaffers tape (a cotton cloth tape) being 55 yards. The widths, on the other hand, are measured in metric measurements, […]

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Stable Commodity Prices Look Good For Tape Pricing

Stable Commodity Prices Look Good For Tape Pricing

Stable (and currently falling) prices for raw materials used in cloth tape manufacturing would seem to bode well for continuing price stability in that segment. The price on gaffers tape, the bellwether product in this category, has been unchanged since mid 2011 and stable cotton futures and falling oil prices will hopefully offset some of […]

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