How to Use Colored Tapes For Your Business

Video Transcript: Hi everyone, Ricky Chu from Chu’s Packaging Supplies here. Aside from our standard clear & tan carton sealing tapes, we offer a full line of color tapes, everything from pink, green, yellow, orange, black, white, red, blue, et cetera. So...

Handheld Tape vs Machine Tape

Today we’re going over machine tape and handheld tape. Machine Tape vs Handheld Tape: In short, machine tape is designed to be used on an automated case sealer and handheld tape has the ability to be used with a hand tape gun dispenser. For machine tape,...

What is Cold Temperature Tape?

Cold temperature for low temperature conditions is your ideal solution when you’re dealing with extremely cold climates or settings. Regular hot melt tape can work only to a certain extent. If you’re dealing with boxes that go through harsh conditions,...

How to Use & Secure Moving Blankets

It’s important to protect your furniture when you’re moving, not only to keep your furniture in good condition, but also to prevent damaging other objects. How Can I Secure My Moving Blankets & Pads? Typically, professional movers use moving rubber...

Can You Use Any Type of Tape on a Package?

Can You Use Any Type of Tape on a Package? Unfortunately, you can but you run the risk of having your package open up during shipping as well as the contents spilling out. We recommend using a good carton-sealing tape, either poly or water activated to ensure the safe...

What is Carton Sealing Tape & Mil Thickness?

What is Carton Sealing Tape? Carton sealing tape (also pressure-sensitive packing tape) varies in terms of usage but is generally used on corrugated boxes. For example “Super Tape” brand Acrylic Carton Sealing Tape is best suited for reliable, all-temperature box...

High-End Masking Tape vs Painter’s Tape

Video Transcript Hey everyone, Ricky Chu from Chu’s Packaging Supplies here today, I’m going to talk about why there is a need for high end masking tapes and painter’s masking tapes. Much like everything else in the packaging industry, not all...

How to Properly Use a Tape Gun

Video Transcript Hey, everyone Ricky Chu here from Chu’s Packaging Supplies. Today, I’m going to teach you how to use a tape gun dispenser. If you think about it, nobody’s ever taught us how to use a tape gun, because it should be that simple. It...

Blown Stretch Film vs Cast Stretch Film Explained

Video Transcript Hey everyone. Ricky Chu from Chu’s Packaging Supplies. Today I want to talk about the differences between blown stretch film and cast stretch film. Both are used to wrap pallets, but each has its own characteristics. I have two rolls here, side...

How to use Water Activated Tape

Water activated tape (or gummed paper tape) is commonly used and there’s a high chance you’ve seen it on your packages. Click the video above to learn how you can use water activated tape in about 1 minute! Video Transcript: Hey everyone. Ricky Chu from...

Can You Print on Any Type of Tape?

A question that we often get is: Can I print on any type of tape? The short answer is no with an asterisk. The reason being regular tapes are not treated on the surface to absorb the inks that we print with. However, it is possible to corona treat the tape but at the...

Conventional Stretch Film vs Pre-Stretch Film

Today we’re covering the differences between conventional stretch film and pre-stretch film. Click the video above to learn in less than 1 minute, which stretch film is right for your shipping department or read the video transcript below! Hey everyone. Ricky...

How to Plan Ahead For Shipping Delays

Here’s some quick tips on how you can plan ahead for the shipping delays that are ongoing. Video Transcript: Hi everyone. Ricky Chu from Chu’s Packaging Supplies here. I wanted to touch a little bit on the shipping and production delays that everybody has...

Hot Melt vs Acrylic Tape: What is the Difference?

To sum it up briefly: The differences between hot melt and acrylic tape depend on your application. As stated in the video, acrylic is the most commonly used tape, it’s inexpensive and works well for cold settings. However, it has a hard release and is loud when...
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