A collection of industry insights, tips and techniques all focused on tape!

January 16, 2018|

How to Store Adhesive Tape

When it comes to food, refrigeration protects the items from spoilage and “use by” dates help guarantee freshness.  If only all products came with such clear guidelines, right?  While your metal tools or hammers might be impervious to the elements, building materials like latex paint [...]

January 10, 2018|

Common Adhesive Tape Winding Problems

In our world, we use tape-slitting machines that allow us to convert tape widths according to specification and the material itself.  After the application of various coatings – which the backing material receives during the processing – the final coated product is delivered to the [...]

September 5, 2017|

5 Reasons Why Splicing Tape Fails

No matter how it occurs, failure is frustrating and costly. Especially when it comes to splicing tape failures. Whether it fails because of weakness (snap or tear), carelessness (installation error), or conditions (extreme heat), shutting down any production line is not only incredibly expensive, but potentially [...]

August 8, 2017|

Know Your Splice

Depending on what you are converting, the manufacturing process and the substrate, there all kinds of possible splices.  Choosing the wrong one not only increases the risk of tearing but can slow down the converting process or stop it all together Splicing tape is no [...]

June 20, 2017|

Splicing Tape 101

It’s impossible not to take splicing for granted because it’s hidden in the smallest, most disposable objects around you. Take, for example, your favorite morning coffee. That to go coffee cup? The corrugated sleeve? Both made possible by splicing. The shipping box at the post [...]

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