Pro® Sheen: What Can I Do With It?

Pro® Sheen is a premium grade thin metalized polyester film tape with a long lasting acrylic adhesive.  At 24lbs per inch, it has extremely high tensile strength. The metalized film provides the advantages of metal tape without the heavy weight. It reflects light and heat.  It also provides amazing abrasion resistance. Although it’s very thin, it’s easy to work with. Pro® Sheen is available in 6 vibrant mirror-like colors:  silver, gold, black, red, green, and blue.

Pro® Sheen is a premium grade thin metalized polyester film tape with a long lasting acrylic adhesive.

Pro® Sheen can be used as decorative trim on notebooks, photo albums, journals, planners, books, magazines, file holders, poster boards, signs, banners, greeting cards, picture frames, favor bags, can add a personal touch to hula hoops, table-top tea lights, advertising displays, color code shelves, add elegance to your scrapbooks and other paper crafts.  Pro® Sheen can be used to add bling to party decorations and create pizazz to your flower pots and other floral arrangements.  You can make artwork more glamorous by including Pro Sheen.

You can make artwork more glamorous by including Pro® Sheen.

Pro® Sheen can add an impressive and eye-catching elegant finish to any piece. It can be cut and manipulated to do its job so have fun with your abstract art by incorporating colorful shinny tape lines or angular tape designs. Kids will love creating glistening color schemes in their arts and crafts projects.  Avoid using metallic paint and use Pro® Sheen instead as a safer alternative. Pro® Sheen is great for home décor – you can create a fabulous light switch cover, give life to an old desk or table. Use Pro® Sheen along with Artist Tape, Pro Gaff®, and Pro® 46 Colored Masking Tape for your art installations.
Pro® Sheen can add an impressive and eye-catching elegant finish to any piece


Photos of Pro® Sheen being produced

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3 Reasons Pro® 46 is NOT Like Any Other Masking Tape

Pro® 46 Colored Masking Tape is an economical crepe paper tape with rubber adhesive. It’s been engineered for maximum performance with excellent adhesion and easy release from most surfaces. Here are three reasons why Pro® 46 is not like any other masking tape and a must add to your arts and crafts or classroom supplies! Continue reading

Watch a professional framer use Pro Tapes® adhesives to frame with fillets

Recently, Pro Tapes® commissioned a local shop to frame some of our corporate collection. In the process, we wanted to get a closer look at how our tapes are used by framers. This is the first of four pieces we framed to profile on our blog, it’s a print advertisement, a single page mounted and framed with chrome fillets. Continue reading

Don’t use just ANY tape on your artwork

In Chemistry class in school we are taught that the pH scale measures how acidic or basic a substance is. Vinegar is acidic while ammonia is basic. Pure water is neutral, neither acidic nor basic.

What does this have to do with adhesive tape? The acid in the composition of the adhesive can migrate to your precious artwork, your beautiful scrapbook projects or photos. Tapes that are not pH Neutral will most certainly cause imperfections to your work especially over time.

Using the highly versatile white Pro® Artist Tape for hinging artwork, scrapbooking or photo projects can help to preserve them a lot longer; Continue reading

Step by Step Instructions on How to Load the Pro ATG HD Dispenser

ATG Tape is an adhesive transfer tape where the adhesive is “reverse wound” meaning the adhesive is wound on the outside of the roll, ideal for use in an adhesive transfer gun where the tape is threaded around the roller at the nose of the gun adhesive side out.

To operate the ATG gun you squeeze the trigger, Continue reading

3 Reasons You Should Be Using ProTapes ATG Tape For Your Arts & Crafts Projects

ATG Pro 154 and Pro 156
Whether you’re a professional or hobbyist, using Pro 154 and Pro 156 ATG is more convenient than using double-coated tape and much safer than liquid adhesives for any arts & crafts project.

ATG tape is double-sided adhesive dispensed using an ATG gun. Its already the go-to tape for professionals in many fields. Now, more and more people are turning to ATG for their arts & crafts projects.

Here’s 3 reasons you should be using ATG on your projects: Continue reading