Packaging tape

  • How do I use water-activated packaging tape?

    To use water activated gummed packaging tape, you’ll need to apply moisture/water to the bottom (non-printed side) of the tape. You can do this manually by using a wet sponge (included with your or...

  • What are the dimensions of your packaging tape?

    Our packaging tape is sold in rolls. Each roll is 300 feet long x 2.81 inches wide (91m x 7.14cm). It is also 6 mil thick.

  • Can I use your packaging tape with a regular tape gun?

    No, our paper packaging tape is water activated and requires moisture to become adhesive. Without water, the tape will not stick or adhere to anything.

  • How will you format my packaging tape?

    Artwork for packaging tape can be formatted in the styles below. Templates can be downloaded here. We require a minimum resolution of 300 dpi at 3" x 3" for your design. For seamless artwork your...

  • What tape machine or dispenser do you recommend?

    If you plan on using our custom packaging tape at a high volume, a packaging tape dispenser might be helpful. We reviewed different options and shared our experience in the video below to help you ...

  • How is your packaging tape different from other tape?

    Common packing tape is made with a transparent material that often clings to itself, doesn’t work in many situations and holds less weight. Using tape guns can be frustrating, slow and doesn’t pres...

  • How strong is your packaging tape?

    Our packaging tape is made to secure cardboard boxes of many weights and sizes. Depending on the nature of your package it's capabilities vary, but generally it can be used on packages that are 35 ...

  • How thick is your packaging tape?

    Our packaging tape is 6 mil thick. Keep in mind, the term mil is not short for millimeter. Mil is form of measurement commonly used in manufacturing to specify thickness. It's equivalent to 1/1000 ...

  • How long is a roll of packaging tape?

    A roll of our custom packaging tape is 300 feet or 91 meters long.

  • Do you offer packaging tape samples?

    We do! You can try a 24" strip of custom packaging tape using your own design. Just click here to order. Also, each of our sample packs includes a packaging tape sample. Click here to order. You...

  • Do you offer clear packaging tape?

    No, we think gummed paper tape is the ideal product for most scenarios so, to keep things simple, we only plan to offer that for now. If you are currently using clear packaging tape we encourage yo...

  • Is packaging tape eco-friendly?

    Yes, our custom packaging tape is made from paper with a water based adhesive. It can be recycled along with your boxes.

  • Packaging Tape Dispenser Review: Packer 3S

    When using custom packaging tape at a high volume, you may want to invest in a packaging tape dispenser. The Packers 3S is a manual tape dispenser. It’s very compact, which makes it easy to mov...

  • Packaging Tape Dispenser Review: BP 333

    When using custom packaging tape at a high volume, you may want to invest in a packaging tape dispenser. The BP 333 is another manual tape dispenser. While it’s not as compact as the Packer 3S,...

  • Packaging Tape Dispenser Review: BP 555

    When using custom packaging tape at a high volume, you may want to invest in a packaging tape dispenser. The BP 555 is an electronic tape dispenser. The machine itself is fairly easy to setup a...

  • Packaging Tape Dispenser Review: BP 755

    When using custom packaging tape at a high volume, you may want to invest in a packaging tape dispenser. The BP 755 is an electronic tape dispenser. The machine features a low profile design a...

  • Why isn’t the white packaging tape perfectly white?

    Our water activated tape has a brown, kraft paper base and then a white layer of ink is printed on top of the tape from our supplier. This creates a slightly “cloudy” white color for the base of an...

  • Why isn't your packaging tape perfectly opaque?

    Our water activated packaging tape is fiberglass reinforced to ensure a strong and secure bond. The fiberglass threads create a slight crisscross pattern on the tapes surface. When any solid color ...

  • Does packaging tape have a matte or gloss finish?

    Our packaging tape does not have any finish applied. Although, the ink used is a polymer ink which does have a slight sheen to it.

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