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Digital Duct Tape?  Were But It True

Digital Duct Tape? Were But It True

When you sell a “real”  item, something with mass and size, then you need an infrastructure to deliver it, store it and sell it.  On one hand, that’s a good thing, because it means that it can’t be endlessly replicated like a recorded song or a printed page.  The obvious downside is the cost of […]

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New 3M Medical Tape Eases Discomfort From Removal

New 3M Medical Tape Eases Discomfort From Removal

3M Kind Removal Silicone Tape makes use of new silicone-based adhesive technology to improve the balance between securement (adhesion) and gentleness. Creating a product that allows medical technicians to reduce the trauma of removing medical tape means the likelihood of tape related injury is decreased and patient discomfort is minimiaed. 3 M will introduce this […]

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AllAboutTape.com Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-06-05

AllAboutTape.com Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-06-05

OSHA Safety Tapes Bring Safety To The Work – Here is a brief explanation of what the various OSHA colors mean http://bit.ly/im9q7k # Is There Room for “Green” In Tape Manufacturing? http://bit.ly/mhNSP2 # Pro Tapes Releases Improved Version of Pro-Glow Tape http://bit.ly/jnSGvy # Need Gaffers Tape? Fill ‘Er Up! A new web site that tracks […]

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Last Week-Light Tape     This Week-Dark Tape

Last Week-Light Tape This Week-Dark Tape

My posting on light tape last week was about a high tech way of providing “glow in the dark” tape capabilities that never required recharging of the tape. Light Dims is a product that strives to do just the opposite and in an extremly low tech way.  The proliferation of LED indicator lights means that […]

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S. C. Station Features Tape In It’s Summer Saftety Video

S. C. Station Features Tape In It’s Summer Saftety Video

WSPA, a television station in Spartanburg, SC has released a summer safety video with seven hints that you may not have thought of.  The feature masking tape and duct tape in a couple of their safety tips. You can see their video here. Allabouttape.com is your source for information about the adhesive tape industry.  All […]

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Light Tape Takes Glow Tape To The Next Level

Light Tape Takes Glow Tape To The Next Level

Light Tape,  a product from Electro-Lumix Lighting Corp. has created a tape product that looks and handles like glow tape, but has an actual electric component that means it does not have to be periodically recharged by radiant light in order to continue to provide photo luminesence. Combining a product that can be cut, tent […]

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Tissue Tape-Adhesive Backed Tissue Paper

Tissue Tape-Adhesive Backed Tissue Paper

A  hand-tearable adhesive backed tape is a new take on Japanese washi tape and is sparking new creations among craftspeople who use tape in innovative art projects. This thin, hand tearable tape  features printed designs right on the tape, but is easier to handle and less expensive than the Japanese product. Tissue tape is finding […]

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Pro Tapes Releases Improved Version of Pro-Glow Tape

Pro Tapes Releases Improved Version of Pro-Glow Tape

Pro Tapes & Specialties, a tape converter in North Brunswick, NJ has released an new and improved version of their “glow in the dark” vinyl tape. This new version of a product that has been a staple of their arts and entertainment line of specialty tapes now is capable of providing luminance for up to […]

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OSHA Safety Tapes Bring Safety To The Work Place

OSHA Safety Tapes Bring Safety To The Work Place

OSHA (The Occupational Safety and Health Administration) has developed a color coding system to help workers identify dangers in the work place.  In response, tape manufacturers have developed adhesive backed tapes that can be used to clearly mark these hazards. Here is a brief explanation of what these various colors mean. Red Identify fire equipment […]

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A Different Approach To A Price Increase

A Different Approach To A Price Increase

We have recieved yet another price increase notification, this one particularly important, since it comes from our primary converter for gaffers tape. Pro Tapes & Specialties, is taking a different approach.  They have chosen to decrease the length of a roll of gaffers tape from 60 yards, the standard for many years, to a new […]

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