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“Mils” At The Mill

“Mils” At The Mill

When comparing tape products made by competing manufacturers, one of the most useful specifications to look at side-by-side is the tape thickness. This number is usually presented in a measurement called a “mil”, short for millimeter, and it is equal to 1/1000 of an inch. While the difference of a single mil between competing products […]

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They Should Change Their Name From “Wired” To “Taped”

They Should Change Their Name From “Wired” To “Taped”

Wired Magazine reports that an amateur hacker has been able to double the data download speed of a iPhone4 by applying black electrical tape to part of the metal band around the outside edge of the phone. Apparently, the tape insulates the phone from the hand of the user, something that has been reported to cause […]

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Floor Marking Tape Promoted For Inventory Management

Floor Marking Tape Promoted For Inventory Management

This article on the San Francisco Chronicle web site caught our eye. It promotes the use of floor marking tape to increase efficiency in material handling and inventory control. If the article resonates with you, floor marking tape supplies are available by clicking here. Allabouttape.com is your source for information about the adhesive tape industry. […]

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New Doublefaced Tapes Help Prevent “Wardrobe Malfunctions”

New Doublefaced Tapes Help Prevent “Wardrobe Malfunctions”

We’ve just come through a particularly “revelaing” red carpet season, and as the awards show events wind down, it’s probably time to address the unintended wardrobe malfunctions that the press feed on. While there is no point in addressing the JLo version of fashion, where the celebrity actively flaunts wardrobe “suggestions”, other celebs who actually […]

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Now That’s Some Cool Tape

Now That’s Some Cool Tape

After being in the tape business for twenty years, it’s not every day that learn something new. When a customer shares a new tip with us, I enjoy passing it along to you. We’ve been working with the US Volleyball Assoc. over the last year to help develop some new floor marking products. Volleyball matches are often played […]

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OSHA Tape Color Code Explained

OSHA Tape Color Code Explained

Vinyl tape has long been the choice for marking areas in a work space that have specific task designations or represent hazardous areas. OSHA (The Occupational Safety & Health Administration) has created a code system to indicate what specific colors applied to work areas (primarily the floor) mean to workers. Yellow-Marks aisles and spaces between […]

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Electrical Tape-More Than It Appears To Be

Electrical Tape-More Than It Appears To Be

Electrical tape has come to be used for many purposes, including color coding, fitness hoop decorating and sealing.  It works for all these applications, but none of them require the properties that are most important when this product is used for its original intention. This product is designed and intended for electrical insulation and has […]

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Floor Marking-How They Do It In The Big Leagues

Floor Marking-How They Do It In The Big Leagues

Here is a great article about how floor marking is done in major industrial facilities. Floor marking is done for safety and organizational issues and can make a great contribution to how a facility operates. If you need to do some floor marking of your own, click here to get started. Allabouttape.com is your source […]

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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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Making A Halloween Costume? Don’t Forget The Glow Tape

Making A Halloween Costume? Don’t Forget The Glow Tape

A little extra time spent on Halloween costume design can greatly improve your child’s safety in the dark. Glow tape is designed to glow for hours after just a few minutes of exposure to light.  A few pieces of strategically place tape makes a costume and the child in it much more visible in the […]

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