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?”
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.
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.
It’s a question you’ve heard countless times at the grocery store: paper or plastic?
It’s one that applies to the world of custom printed packing tape as well. And while custom printed plastic tape and paper tape – also known as “kraft tape” – both have their selling points, there are times when one tape is more appropriate than the other. Continue reading “Custom Paper Tape or Plastic Tape: Which is Better for Your Packing Needs?”
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.