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Solid Growth Projected For Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Market

Solid Growth Projected For Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Market

Increased demand for pressure sensitive adhesives products (tape, lables, medical supplies, etc.), particularly in Asia has forecasters seeing growth to over $8 billion in sales by 2018. Click here and you can read more about where this growth is focused.  

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The Today Show Wakes Up With Duct Tape

The Today Show Wakes Up With Duct Tape

A recent feature on NBC’s Today Show highlighted how duct tape has made it to the big time.  The almost five minute feature showed off craft ideas and decorating projects that showed off the use of colored and pattern printed duct tape. You can see the feature video if you click here. Allabouttape.com is your […]

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How Is Masking Tape Made

How Is Masking Tape Made

Known for its ability to seal the edges of surfaces to be painted and then be easily removed without damaging surfaces, masking tape requires both a specialized adhesive and an easy to handle backing. The tape backing for masking tape requires a paper that is thin enough to be torn by hand, so that no […]

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Olympics Turns To Tape To Protect Sponsors’ Interests

Olympics Turns To Tape To Protect Sponsors’ Interests

Manufacturers of appliances and fixtures installed in London Olympic venue bathrooms were amazed to find the brand names of their products covered with tape. The Wall Street Journal reported that manufacturers like Elliott and Dyson had their names covered up because they were not official Olympic sponsors. Allabouttape.com is your source for information about the […]

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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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How Duct Tape Is Made

How Duct Tape Is Made

Manufacturing of duct tape is a complicated industrial process that combines cloth, natural rubber adhesive and a polyethylene coating. The cloth gives it strength and “tearability”. The natural rubber adhesive creates a strong, long lasting bond. The polyethylene coating makes the tape water resistant and gives it its color and shiny appearance. For more information […]

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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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Electrical Cable Color Coding-Here’s The Key

Electrical Cable Color Coding-Here’s The Key

Electricians use a standard color coding scheme to know “What’s hot and what’s not”. The coding is usually applied with electrical tape. Black             Low Voltage        Phase A Red                Low Voltage        Phase B Blue       […]

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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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Shurtape 665 Gaffers Tape-2 IN X 55 YD-Black

Shurtape 665 Gaffers Tape-2 IN X 55 YD-Black

Shurtape 665 Gaffers Tape 2 IN x 60 YD-Black-$15.59/Roll Strong, durable cotton cloth Synthetic rubber adhesive leaves no residue Great for securing cables to floor or carpet Leaves no residue-comes up clean Formerly known as Permacel 665 Click here to purchase Thetapeworks.com Contact us  

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