Printed packaging tapes

Date Posted:6 June, 2024

Product: Custom Tapes

Printed packaging tapes

A guide to printed packaging tapes

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Printed packaging tape is an essential tool for businesses aiming to enhance their brand visibility and secure their packages efficiently. Our range of printed packaging tapes offers various materials and adhesive options to suit different needs. Here’s a detailed look at what we offer.

Material options

Three main choices

1. PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride) Tape:

Durability: Known for its strong, durable properties, PVC tape is resistant to stretching and tearing.

Print Quality: Provides excellent print quality, ensuring your branding is clear and vibrant.

Application: Ideal for heavy-duty packaging and sealing.

2. PP (Polypropylene) Tape:

Cost-Effective: PP tape is more economical compared to PVC.

Strength: Offers good tensile strength and is less likely to break.

Application: Suitable for general-purpose packaging and lighter loads.

3. Paper Tape:

Eco-Friendly: Made from renewable resources and fully recyclable.

Appearance: Gives packages a natural, environmentally-friendly look.

Application: Perfect for businesses with a focus on sustainability.

Adhesive options

To suit various applications

1. Hotmelt Adhesive:

Strong Bond: Provides an immediate and strong bond, making it ideal for fast-paced environments.

Temperature Resistance: Performs well in a range of temperatures.

Application: Great for securing heavy packages and cartons.

2. Acrylic Adhesive:

Longevity: Offers excellent long-term adhesion.

Clarity: Remains clear over time, without yellowing.

Application: Suitable for packages that will be stored for long periods or exposed to sunlight.

Size options

Customisable to your needs

Roll Widths:

Variety: Available in widths from 12mm to 144mm to suit different packaging needs.

Customization: Select the appropriate width for small boxes, medium packages, or large cartons.

Hand Roll Lengths:

Convenience: Hand rolls range from 66m to 200m, perfect for manual packaging tasks.

Flexibility: Ideal for small to medium packaging operations that require flexibility.

Machine Roll Lengths:

Efficiency: Machine rolls are available from 330m to 1056m, designed for automated packaging lines.

Volume: Suitable for high-volume packaging operations, reducing the need for frequent roll changes.

Which should you choose?

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1. Material:

Heavy-Duty: Opt for PVC tape for robust, heavy-duty packaging.

General Purpose: Choose PP tape for everyday packaging needs.

Sustainable: Select paper tape for eco-friendly packaging.

2. Adhesive:

Strong and Fast: Use hotmelt adhesive for a strong, quick bond.

Long-Term: Acrylic adhesive is best for long-term storage and UV resistance.

3. Size:

Hand Rolls: Ideal for manual packaging, with lengths from 66m to 200m.

Machine Rolls: Suitable for automated systems, with lengths from 330m to 1056m.

In summary

Various options to suit you

Selecting the right printed packaging tape involves considering the material, adhesive type, and roll size to best meet your packaging needs. Whether you require the strength of PVC, the cost-effectiveness of PP, or the sustainability of paper, our range offers the perfect solution. With hotmelt and acrylic adhesives available, you can ensure your packages are securely sealed for both short and long-term needs. Explore our selection to find the perfect tape for your business.

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Give us a call or complete our online quote form to get started. Our team will then guide you through the process, from ordering and artwork approval to printing and delivery.