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What is packaging tape?

Packaging tape is used for sealing cardboard boxes, or cartons before transport. When you think of sticky tape, transparent packaging tape is probably one of the first or only types of tape that comes to mind. 

You might be surprised that there’s many types of packaging tape. What it’s being stuck to, the temperature at application, how long and where it’s being stored is all important when picking a packaging tape to use.

There are three main types of adhesives packaging tape can be made with: natural rubber, hotmelt and acrylic, which are summarised in the ‘Types of Packaging Tape’ section below. Most packaging tapes are made with a BOPP Polypropylene film however new, eco friendly alternatives are coming to the market made from biobased PLA, Paper or PET Polyester

What are envelopes?

Envelopes or ‘lopes’ are for storing documents securely on the outside of cartons. One side has an adhesive that is stuck to the cardboard and they have an opening to store the documents inside. 

 

Types of Packaging Tape 

Acrylic Adhesive Packaging Tapes: The most economical type of packaging tape. They offer good UV resistance and a high long term bond. However they have low heat and moisture resistance. 

Hotmelt Adhesive Packaging Tapes: Our mid-range type of packaging tape. They offer good initial tack but have low uv, heat and moisture resistance. 

Natural Rubber Adhesive Packaging Tapes: Our highest rated packaging tapes. They are versatile in use and ensure durable sealing of cardboard packaging even on critical surfaces such as recycled carton and under extreme conditions. Offers high temperature and UV resistance & shear strength, allowing for a clean removal.

Eco Friendly Packaging Tapes: Our industry leading range of environmentally friendly tapes can be recycled or composted, and may be made from biobased or recycled materials. 

Filament Tapes: Great for strapping, palletising and bundling applications. Our range includes one way and crossweave filament tapes.  

Strapping Tapes: An economical alternative to poly strapping, our Strapping Tapes have high strength and are suitable for reinforcement and palletising. 

 

Types of Envelopes

Self Adhesive Envelopes: An essential for invoices, packing lists, promotional material and any other documentation required to be safely transferred with goods. They stick to a wide variety of surfaces and have a backing liner for easy application

Eco Friendly Envelopes: Part of our industry leading eco friendly range, our ecolopes are recyclable and from FSC Tissue paper. 

Choosing the right packaging tape will ensure optimum protection for your goods during transport, ultimately saving you money. Multiple factors should be considered when selecting the most suitable tape for a particular application such as surface type, carton, quality, weight, storage conditions & transportation. Our adhesive tape experts at Stylus would be happy to help you make the right decision, or download our Packaging Tape Selection Guide.

 

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Packaging Tapes & Envelopes

Showing 1–12 of 31 results

What is packaging tape?

Packaging tape is used for sealing cardboard boxes, or cartons before transport. When you think of sticky tape, transparent packaging tape is probably one of the first or only types of tape that comes to mind. 

You might be surprised that there’s many types of packaging tape. What it’s being stuck to, the temperature at application, how long and where it’s being stored is all important when picking a packaging tape to use.

There are three main types of adhesives packaging tape can be made with: natural rubber, hotmelt and acrylic, which are summarised in the ‘Types of Packaging Tape’ section below. Most packaging tapes are made with a BOPP Polypropylene film however new, eco friendly alternatives are coming to the market made from biobased PLA, Paper or PET Polyester

What are envelopes?

Envelopes or ‘lopes’ are for storing documents securely on the outside of cartons. One side has an adhesive that is stuck to the cardboard and they have an opening to store the documents inside. 

 

Types of Packaging Tape 

Acrylic Adhesive Packaging Tapes: The most economical type of packaging tape. They offer good UV resistance and a high long term bond. However they have low heat and moisture resistance. 

Hotmelt Adhesive Packaging Tapes: Our mid-range type of packaging tape. They offer good initial tack but have low uv, heat and moisture resistance. 

Natural Rubber Adhesive Packaging Tapes: Our highest rated packaging tapes. They are versatile in use and ensure durable sealing of cardboard packaging even on critical surfaces such as recycled carton and under extreme conditions. Offers high temperature and UV resistance & shear strength, allowing for a clean removal.

Eco Friendly Packaging Tapes: Our industry leading range of environmentally friendly tapes can be recycled or composted, and may be made from biobased or recycled materials. 

Filament Tapes: Great for strapping, palletising and bundling applications. Our range includes one way and crossweave filament tapes.  

Strapping Tapes: An economical alternative to poly strapping, our Strapping Tapes have high strength and are suitable for reinforcement and palletising. 

 

Types of Envelopes

Self Adhesive Envelopes: An essential for invoices, packing lists, promotional material and any other documentation required to be safely transferred with goods. They stick to a wide variety of surfaces and have a backing liner for easy application

Eco Friendly Envelopes: Part of our industry leading eco friendly range, our ecolopes are recyclable and from FSC Tissue paper. 

Choosing the right packaging tape will ensure optimum protection for your goods during transport, ultimately saving you money. Multiple factors should be considered when selecting the most suitable tape for a particular application such as surface type, carton, quality, weight, storage conditions & transportation. Our adhesive tape experts at Stylus would be happy to help you make the right decision, or download our Packaging Tape Selection Guide.