PVC is short for polyvinyl chloride, a versatile and flexible plastic polymer that forms the base of PVC tape, a thicker and stronger alternative than polypropylene tape. PVC tape may be best known for its quiet pull from the roll and ease of use because it doesn’t stick to itself. Practically speaking, the durability of PVC tape makes it especially ideal for sealing packages containing large parts and bulky supplies, which is why PVC tape is our top-selling custom packaging tape for heavy shipments.Continue reading “Is PVC Tape Waterproof?”
Most of us know that different tapes have different jobs. You wouldn’t use Scotch tape for home repairs, nor would you break out a roll of duct tape to wrap presents.
The same is true in the world of custom packing tape. PVC tape, polypropylene tape, paper or flatback tape: they’re all highly-effective tapes, but there are some situations where one might work better than the others. Let’s take a closer look at the features of these different tapes. Continue reading “What Type of Tape Should I Use?”
Although they’re made from plastic materials, there are several differences between PVC and polypropylene tape. Before you choose a custom packing tape, it’s important to understand these differences, as different tapes will work better for different applications.
We’ve been creating custom shipping tape for the last 35 years and if there’s one thing we’re confident telling our customers it’s that not every type of tape is right for every job.
Today we’re going to look at some of the different tapes of tape we offer and their key selling points. It’s our hope that this guide helps you determine which type of custom shipping tape you need. Continue reading “Are You Using the Right Tape?”
You work in an office that values peace and quiet. There’s not a lot of chatter, no phones ringing, no raised voices.
Then it comes time to ship something, and the silence inside your office is broken by the unmistakable crackle of someone unrolling packing tape.
“Wow,” you say to your co-workers. “I wish we could find a quieter tape.”
That’s where we’d step in and ask, “Have you heard about custom-printed PVC packing tape?”
Unlike polypropylene, PVC packing tape is quiet. You can pull it from its roll with little noise. It’s a quality tape with a surface that allows for three ink colors.
You need tape to seal your packaging before you ship your project, but you’ve decided that you don’t want just any tape.
You’re interested in custom tape rolls designed with your messaging. But how do you figure out what to put on the tape and the type of tape to use?
In this blog post, we’ll look at the best way to choose your tape and what to print so that your custom tape rolls make an impact and represent your business the way you want it represented.