Around the workplace, there are many different requirements to make things stick. This category offers what you need to make things stick for each job, from decorative to functional. The adhesive tape covers the everyday to transparent options, double-sided, photo tape or decorative. In glues, you’ll find pastes, glue sticks, glue tape, glue guns and spray adhesive in various strengths, as well as sticky remover for when it’s time to reverse the decision.
With adhesive on both sides, double-sided office tape comes in handy in so many places, from attaching photos to scrapbook pages to mounting papers to presentation boards with no mess. For greater ease of use, look for packages with an included tape dispenser.
Tape coated on one side with an adhesive mixture especially : one used for covering wounds.
Medical tapes go by a lot of different names. Paper tape is often referred to as Micropore® tape, and transparent tape or plastic tape is often referred to as Transpore® tape. Cloth tape is often referred to as Durapore® – these are commonly used because they are brand names of the market leaders.
The most common types of tape include masking tape, flooring tape, duct tape, electrical tape, packing tape, painter's tape and double sided or mounting tape. Other types of tape have specialized applications, such as surgical tape, hazard tape and gaffer's tape.
Transparent office tape is used for repairing torn paper products, sealing envelopes, general holding, etc. It is a transparent film of cellophane, cellulose, polypropylene, or other plastic, with an acrylic or synthetic rubber–based adhesive.
Adhesive tape is a material with an adhesive film applied to bond or join materials and protect surfaces. It has a backing or carrier material such as paper, plastic film, cloth, foam, or foil that has been coated with an adhesive and includes a release liner where necessary.
Self Wound (PSA) Tapes: A carrier which is coated on one side with pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) and on the other with a silicone release coating. Note: there is no release liner. Typical uses for self wound tapes include packaging tapes, electrical tapes, masking tapes, and duct tapes.
The most used filmic backings are; Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC),Polyethylene (PE), Polypropylene (PP), and Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET).
Silicone glue - This type of glue is one of the most popular adhesives used in cardmaking.
The strongest adhesive by far was the Loctite PL Fast Grab Premium. It held 115 pounds on the wood block and 92 pounds on the PVC block. The next strongest adhesive, Liquid Nail's Fuze It All Surface, held 100 pounds on the wood and 64 pounds on the PVC.
Glue sticks are solid and hard adhesives in twist or push-up tubes. Users can apply glue by holding the open tube to keep their fingers clean and rubbing the exposed stick against a surface.
Water 40% Evaporates to allow the glue to dry.
Acrylic polymer 40% Polymerizes to solidify dried glue.
Sodium stearate 10% This soap helps emulsify the acrylic, and lubricates the glue to apply smoothly.
Polyethylene glycol 3% Keeps dried glue somewhat moist and flexible.
Polyoxyethylene monooctylphhenyl ether 2% Emulsifier.
N-Vinylpyrrolidone monomer 2% Polymerizes as the glue dries.
2-amino isobutanol 2% pH buffer, to neutralize acid.
Sodium hydroxide 0.3% Alkali, to keep stick pH above 10.
Adhesive Tapes for the Office – practical everyday aid
Transparent adhesive film - tesafilm is the foundation of our successful company history. The innovation is still up to date even more than 80 years later. One roll of tesafilm adhesive tape being in any home, office or school bag is nearly indispensable. As office tape, it provides fast and reliable help in a hectic business day.
When an envelope has to be sealed securely, a torn document has to be fixed or birthday/Christmas presents need to be wrapped, tesafilm adhesive tape is the perfect solution. Since it is practically invisible on many surfaces, it is also suited to stick decorations on windows and mirrors. The office adhesive tape has a high adhesive strength and can be used easily. A desk or hand dispenser can even enhance this ease.