What Makes a Specialty Tape So Special?

One can say “Specialty Tapes” are in the eye of the beholder. “Specialty Tapes” are tapes customized to a customer’s specific application. Most of the time “Specialty” means it has been die-cut, or more commonly known as machine cut, to a unique size and shape. Whether the tape needs die-cut, married with another product, or printed on with custom colors, Pro Tapes® has the “Specialty Tape” for you…a one of a kind product! Continue reading

3 Benefits That Make Pro® EHB Tapes a Game Changer in the Double Coated Tape World

Tape replacing screws? You wouldn’t think it is possible. Advancements in adhesive technology has made it a reality. Pro Tapes® EHB (Extreme High Bond) Tapes offer creative solutions to many fastening challenges.

One example of this early on was in the beverage industry. EHB tape was used to replace screws and rivets in the manufacturing of beer bottle delivery trucks. The beer manufacturers were getting an average of about 12-15% breakage of bottles when delivering the beer because of rattling of the bottles on rough roadways, bumps and everyday driving. Once all the fastening was replaced with the double coated acrylic foam tapes it knocked the breakage down to 1-2% on average Continue reading

Tapes Edition: Nail Free Dorm Hacks & DIYs

As a recent college graduate and former on campus resident (now renter), I’ve acquired a bunch of great hacks and DIYs over the years on ways to decorate and organize my space like a pro without damaging any walls, furniture, or my wallet!

Working at Pro Tapes® and learning about all of our amazing clean removal products, it had really opened my eyes to so many more ways to achieve the same outcome but with much more ease, and effectiveness. Before I would be using “clean removal” products that actually weren’t so easy to remove. Now that I have been introduced to UGlu®, Pro® 46 and Pro Gaff®; the whole game has changed!

Keep in mind there are two distinct ways I utilized these three Pro Tapes® products; one, tape is being used as the actual decoration, and two, tape is being used as a replacement for hooks, nails, glue or screws.

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Must try Space Saving Tape Hack

Being the neat freak I am, I love this hack because I like everything to be tucked away and out of sight. For this solution, every inch of unutilized space will be utilized, for the ultimate tidy room.

What you need:

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Dorm Hacks on hacks, on hacks using, tape, tape, & more tape

Who doesn’t love a good hack? Not only are these hacks awesome but they also really work!

Hack 1: Fix a Carpet

Ever had a carpet, or area rug that would just slip and slide no matter what? Get some UGlu®, apply it to the corners of your carpet or area rug and stick to floor…viola! No more slipping and sliding!

Hack 2: Quiet Drawers

Loud roommates? Or are you the loud one? “oops”
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Nail Free Hanging is Possible With Pro Tapes®

UGlu® is going to be your best friend if you are dorming or renting. UGlu® is a double sided, transparent tape that is strong, pH-neutral, non-toxic and removes clean. This means whatever surface you put it on will not be damaged during removal or leave behind any adhesive (this is a life saver)!!! 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

3 must-have adhesive tapes every household needs, but most people don’t even know exist

Most households have your general purpose duct tape, and maybe a roll or two of electrical and masking tapes. They are great to have around, but there are some very important products you may be missing in your arsenal. We are going to focus on 3 products that you will immediately 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.

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