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New Version Of TheTapeworks.com Debuts Today

New Version Of TheTapeworks.com Debuts Today

TheTapeworks.com, an online provider of tape products from multipl manufacturers, dates back to the 1990’s and some of the earliest e-commerce sites. Today, TheTapeworks.com debuts a brand new version of the site, easier to navigate, more products and options, and tape prices that have remained unchanged since 2011. Check them out by clicking here.   […]

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New Masking System For Aero Manufacturing Could Save Millions

New Masking System For Aero Manufacturing Could Save Millions

Instead of having to use heavy (and expensive) aluminum tape for protecting parts during production, the aerospace industry is implementing a new tape product from BAE that could save millions of dollars. This new product is made from lightweight vinyl, not aluminum, and it has an adhesive that doesn’t leave any residue. Click here to […]

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Self-amalgamating Tape-What Is That?

Self-amalgamating Tape-What Is That?

It turns out that the popular self-fusing silicone repair tape actually has a fancy name. Self amalgamating tape is what it is called. This non-sticky silicone rubber tape is activated by stretching and as it contracts it bonds to itself, creating a solid layer of fused vinyl. This makes it especially useful for electrical insulation […]

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Duct Tape Or Dandelion Tape?

Duct Tape Or Dandelion Tape?

It’s natural rubber adhesive from rubber trees that gives duct tape its stickiness. Most natural rubber comes from southeast Asia. There are significant environmental challenges in growing and harvesting natural rubber and there is also a constant challenge to keep the rubber tree crop free of disease and pests. Now scientists many have found a […]

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KT Tape Mounts The World Stage

KT Tape Mounts The World Stage

Kinesiology therapeutic tape is playing a big part in the World Cup and Lumos Inc., a Utah company, is right there in Brazil. They are the official supplier of this important product to the U.S. Soccer Federation and other international teams are using the product as well. Their KT Tape can be found on the […]

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Supertape From Down Under

Supertape From Down Under

Tenacious Tape, an Australian company, has introduced K969, which it calls a “super” gaffers tape. It is made from a cloth backing 75% thicker than most gaffers tape, but is still promoted as “easy tear”. Currently available only in black, this tape has a black adhesive and a matte finish. Our question: Does it unroll […]

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Will Gecko Tape Ever Happen

Will Gecko Tape Ever Happen

Development of a product known as gecko tape has been kicking around for years, and apparently engineers continue to think that this product has potential. It is based on the ability of the gecko to be able to attach itself temporarily to vertical surfaces with a sort of “reusable adhesive” that let it defy gravity. […]

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Surgical Glue May Lead To New Tape Advances

Surgical Glue May Lead To New Tape Advances

A glue so strong that it will seal a surgical incision in a child’s beating heart could lead to major advances in tape adhesives. The glue was developed by Dr. Pedro del Nido, a surgeeon at Boston Childrens’ Hospital to aid in heart surgery and it is able to bond even in the presence of […]

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It’s A Bird, It’s A Plane, It’s Super Tape!

It’s A Bird, It’s A Plane, It’s Super Tape!

Fiber Fix, the invention of a Brigham Young University student, is touted as being 100 hundred times stronger than duct tape, when it comes to making repairs. This tape product uses a water activated epoxy which can be wrapped around almost any shape to create a permanent repair. Inventor Spencer Quinn says his product the […]

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Duck Dynasty-Meet Tape Dynasty

Duck Dynasty-Meet Tape Dynasty

Pro Tapes & Specialties is ushering in the fall hunting season with the introduction of a line of camouflage tape. Partnering with Kryptek, a maker of outdoor gear, the Pro Tapes version of camouflage duct tape has a matte finish to better blend in when maximum concealment is the goal. The tape is strong, hand […]

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