Guide to Packaging Tape | Packaging Supplies blog
Light Use – If you need to apply tape to polythene,
non- recycled or pure Kraft outer paper packaging then there is the opportunity
to potentially save money. You can go basic which is exactly what this tape is.
What needs to be made clear is that many of the cheaper tapes are not of the
required quality to stick to recycled materials, which many outer papers of boxes
are made of.
Packaging Supplies top tip: Try and monitor
how much tape you are using, you could be applying more tape because of fear of
securing your parcel or pack properly, this can be uneconomical. A change to a
better grade could give you an immediate cost saving.
General tape is the product that is used in
most Businesses due to it being able to be applied to most surfaces. This tape
is only fractionally more expensive than the above solution. If this product is
used in the correct manner it can result in using less tape and therefore
result in a cost saving.
This would be recommended when boxes are of
a heavy quality. We like to class a heavy quality as a box required to carry a
weight of about 15kg and above. The added advantage of this quality tape is
that it has a much better and consistent performance over a wide temperature
range, whether this is while the tape is being applied or when the packed
product is being stored.
Cross Weave AÎ_ Is an extremely strong and
durable tape. It is cross weaved with two directional glass fibres. It can be
used as a high security seal or an alternative to Polypropylene Strapping.
Low noise Tape AÎ_ If your operation is a big
and noisy packing environment, you need to think about your employees in their
day to day workplace. For a small
addition cost this tape can make for a happier workforce.
Fragile & Printed Tape AÎ_ When sending
items that are breakable, printed AÎÌøfragile tape’ could be for you, all standard
sizes available in this style.
We also stock Caution and Handle with care
Tape from stock.
Custom Printed Tape AÎ_ Create your own
branded Tape, you can add your 1 or 2 Colour logo. This is a very simple cost
effective way for branding, an option that will make your marketing department
very happy. This is becoming a very popular product, along with raising brand awareness
it is a very good tamper proof deterrent.