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The Wheels On The (Duct Tape) Bus Go ‘Round And ‘Round

The Wheels On The (Duct Tape) Bus Go ‘Round And ‘Round

Duck Brand Duct Tape is launching a summer tour for its Duck Bus. The 31 foot bright gree bus will tour the country through the end of the year to celebrate the 70th anniversary of duct tape. The bus will feature an interactive area, a fan photo wall, a feature on duct tape fashion and […]

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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 […]

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Time To Check Your “Manliness”

Time To Check Your “Manliness”

  Web site practicalmanliness.com provides this list of the five tape products that every real man should have in his tool box.   Duct Tape Electrical Tape Packing Tape Double Sided Tape Masking Tape When you are ready to “man up”, click here. Allabouttape.com is your source for information about the adhesive tape industry. All […]

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New 3M Duct Tape Claims Clean Removal

New 3M Duct Tape Claims Clean Removal

3M’s claims that its new Performance Plus duct tape  can be removed cleanly for up to six months after applying without leaving adhesive residue. The new tape also features a backing that is UV resistant so that it will stand up to direct sunlight exposure for up to a year. Allabouttape.com is your source for […]

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Rubber Demand May Drive Tape Price Increases

Rubber Demand May Drive Tape Price Increases

In a response to the continued price pressures on synthetic, oil based adhesives, global demand for natural latex rubber is expected to increase in the coming months. An anticipated increase in demand of more than 3% is expected to change the consumption ratio between natural rubber and the synthetic alternative. This follows a 1.9% increase […]

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Duct Tape Use Leads To Ban On Canadian Drugs

Duct Tape Use Leads To Ban On Canadian Drugs

The FDA cited the use of duct tape and cardboard to repair its product filling lines as one of the many reasons that Pax-All would no longer be allowed to export their products to the United States. The Food and Drug Administration pointed to what it said was inadequate testing, labeling and documentation in their […]

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Duct Tape Shur (sic) Has A Lot Of Friends

Duct Tape Shur (sic) Has A Lot Of Friends

Marketwatch, an online tracker of social media, reports that Shurtape’s Duck Brand duct tape Facebook page now has 5 million fans. Shurtech Brands, the holding company for Duck Brand tapes, has successfully used social media to create a brand name for what has always been a generic product by focusing on duct tape crafts and […]

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Duct Tape Protest Takes It To The Streets

Duct Tape Protest Takes It To The Streets

As you read this, a giant roll of duct tape loaded on a flat bed truck is on its way to House Speaker John Boehner’s district office in Pennsylvania. The truck, with signs that call it the “Emergency Bridge Repair Team” is sponsored by the Laborers’ International Union of North America, a 500,000 member labor […]

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Berry Plastics Announces Duct Tape Price Increase

Berry Plastics Announces Duct Tape Price Increase

Berry Plastics, the manufacturer of Nashua duct tape, has announced a price increase on the colored (all but silver and black) versions of their popular 398 duct tape. 398 duct tape, a premium grade 11 mil duct tape, is preferred by many tape users because it is stronger and easier to handle than utility grade […]

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Robot Dinosaur Lunches On SXSW

Robot Dinosaur Lunches On SXSW

New internet startup Shelby TV introduced themselves to the South By Southwest Interactive conference using a mechanical dinosaur made with silver duct tape. Shelby chose the low tech approach in their introduction, making their iconic mechanical dino out of cardboard and covering it with sticky tape to make a approximation of the Transformers cartoon character […]

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