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It also comes in a few different materials. Also, generally speaking, while certainly available as a clear adhesive, it can also often be found at most supermarkets in many different colors and patterns. If a particular color is not available in person, a customer is sure to find it online. Read More…

Sealing Tape Sealing tape is adhesive specifically designed to ensure a strong bond when closing or sealing an item. Sealing tape comes in a variety of lengths, widths, strengths and styles.
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Hickory, NC  |  800-237-6079

Carolina Tape & Supply Co. is a distributor & custom tapes converter offering 100% satisfaction. As one of the leading tape suppliers in the nation, Carolina offers an array of quality products & services to your company.

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Lake Villa, IL  |  800-461-4161

CS Hyde is a leading distributor and converter that supplies a wide variety of high performance tapes with pressure sensitive adhesive. Our tape is available in materials such as Teflon™ Fluoroplastic, Kapton®, UHMW, Silicone, and many more. Since our fouding in 1996, our team at CS Hyde has continued to be committed to our customers and building long-term relationships by providing top quality products and unparalleled service.

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Franklin, WI  |  800-556-7188

CFS is an ISO 9001:2015, 3M™ Preferred Converter with a large inventory of industrial masking tape products, including high temperature polyester tapes, polyimide tape, and crepe tapes. Our tapes can be used for powder coating, e-coating, anodizing, and many other applications. As a 3M™ Preferred Converter, we can custom slit or die-cut most of our tapes to your desired specifications. CFS supplies many diverse industries including agriculture, aerospace, military, electronics, and more.

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Custom Fabricating & Supplies $$$

Franksville, WI  |  800-545-8273

Thirty years of technical coating experience sets STM apart from many other tape suppliers. STM has a focused range of double-coated, single-coated and adhesive transfer tapes for the demanding applications in the industrial, automotive, electronics, framing, sign and award markets. Applications include bonding, laminating, mounting, splicing, masking, surface protection, bundling, and shielding. Contact us today for more information!

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Lancaster, NY  |  716-684-7600

Sealing Devices matches 3M technologies with customer requirements for application success in bonding, protecting, and sealing. Our expertise includes part design prototyping, die-cutting and laminating pressure sensitive adhesives to sponge and rubber parts.

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Sealing Devices Inc. $$$

Beloit, WI  |  800-393-7917

Being a leading manufacturer of packaging and mailing containers, Western Container offers customers packaging and solutions for the tape industry.

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There are several types of sealing tapes, such as thread seal tape, box sealing tape and carton sealing tape. Thread seal tape, also known as PTFE tape or plumber's tape, is a polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) film used for sealing pipe threads. This type of sealing tape is sold wound on a spool and cut to specific widths for ease of use. It is commonly called Teflon tape, although this is technically incorrect.

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Thread seal tape also lubricates, which allows for a deeper seating of the threads and helps the threads from seizing when being unscrewed. Box sealing tape, also called parcel tape or packing tape, is a pressure-sensitive sealing tape used for sealing or closing corrugated fiberboard boxes.

It is simply a pressure-sensitive adhesive coated onto a backing material. This adhesive is usually polypropylene or polyester film that is orientated to maintain strength in both the long direction and the cross direction.

Box sealing tape is most frequently 48 millimeters (two inches) wide, but it is also sold in 72 millimeter (approximately 3 inch) widths. It is most commonly sold as clear adhesive or in beige, buff, brown or tan colors. Carton sealing tape may be applied with a handheld dispenser or an automatic tape dispenser.

The tape may either be an acrylic adhesive or a hot melt adhesive. Both types of adhesive have positive attributes. For example, acrylic adhesive sticks to virtually any surface. Hot melt adhesive sticks instantly and won't peel, crack or dry out.

While they both have several versions with a range of tensile strengths, hot melt adhesives do ultimately have the highest tensile strength capabilities of the two.

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