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,...

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...

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...

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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