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Duck Tape Steps Out On Prom Night

Duck Tape Steps Out On Prom Night

Prom season is almost here, and Duck Brand duct tape is again the belle of the ball. I’m talking about Duck’s great Stuck At Prom scholarship program where high school students can win scholarships for fashioning prom clothes from duct tape.  This year’s winners will receive $5000 for first place, $3000 for second place and […]

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Duct Tape Games Are Duct Tapeless!

Duct Tape Games Are Duct Tapeless!

Imagine our disappointment when we learned that the products made by an Australian company called Duct Tape Games have nothing to do with duct tape! Anyway, here’s a link to their site. Allabouttape.com is your source for information about the adhesive tape industry. All the news about gaffers tape, safety tapes, duct tape, vinyl tapes […]

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Shurtape Enters Online Sales With Duck Brand

Shurtape Enters Online Sales With Duck Brand

Duck Tape, a brand name owned by tape manufacturer ShurTech Brands, LLC, has announced that they will offer online sales through the duckbrand.com web site. The site is currently featuring Duck’s line of holiday tape products. To date, Duck branded tape products have been offered by other online sellers and brick and mortar retailers, but […]

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Weatherstripping Tape Makes Winterizing A Breeze

Weatherstripping Tape Makes Winterizing A Breeze

If  you’re starting to feel cold drafts around your windows and doors, then it is probably time to do some winterizing. Foam weatherstripping, which is really just a thick, compressable self-adhesive tape, is the simplest and least expensive way to save big on winter heating bills. Click here for some tips on getting ready for […]

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Duct Tape Heads For Mars

Duct Tape Heads For Mars

Last weekend’s launch of NASA’s latest Mars rover included couldn’t have happened without duct tape. Dunmore Corp., makes a special tape created to insulate the wiring inside the rover vehicle Curiosity which left Florida for Mars on Saturday. The tape has special electrical insulating characteristics that keep electrical currents from interfering with other on board […]

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Here’s A Quick Primer On Tape Adhesive

Here’s A Quick Primer On Tape Adhesive

The “invisible” side of the tape may be just about its stickiness to most users, but the formulation of the adhesive is extremely important in how the tape performs. Natural rubber, also known as latex, is one of the most common adhesive components and is used on many commonly available tape products like duct tape. […]

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Fortis Design Releases “How To” Duct Tape Craft Videos

Fortis Design Releases “How To” Duct Tape Craft Videos

Fortis Designs, A Raleigh, NC based distributor of designer duct tapes has released a series of “how to” videos on YouTube for making duct tape crafts. You can view the videos by clicking here. You can purchase Fortis Design Platypus Designer Duct Tape by clicking here. Allabouttape.com is your source for information about the adhesive […]

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Material Safety Data Sheets Provide Valuable Info

Material Safety Data Sheets Provide Valuable Info

Most tape manufacturers can provide a MSDS (material safety data sheet) that provides users valuable information regarding the safe handling of their products. This is particularly important when considering the adhesive used on the tape. Persons with a latex allergy can be alerted to the existence of latex in the natural rubber adhesives used on […]

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More On The Ryanair Tape Scandal-What Is Speedtape?

More On The Ryanair Tape Scandal-What Is Speedtape?

The story of Ryanair mechanics doing a temporary windshield repair, reportedly with duct tape, continues to make the news. Now The highly regarded publication, The Economist, has weighed in with some new information that should have been made public when the story first broke. The Economist Story reports that the product actually used was something […]

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DIY Projects Boost Holiday Tape Sales

DIY Projects Boost Holiday Tape Sales

Continuing economic challenges have caused more and more gift givers to take the “do it yourself” approach to gift giving for the upcoming holiday season. Printed duct tape is the latest in a long line of tape products that “do it yourselfers” have available to personalize their projects. Several major manufacturers including Shurtape, Henkel and […]

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