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Multiple Types Of Packing Tape When you are considering packaging the mail and sending it off, you usually need to make sure it's all done properly. Not everybody has the time and energy to take all of their packages somewhere to have it all packaged for them. When this is the case, it is very important to have all the appropriate packaging supplies handy in your house. Packaging tape is among the most important supply to have. The tape is necessary because if it won't stick, the package may be damaged when getting shipped to another location destination. Tape designed for packaging is generally quite strong and seals the edges of the box or other package quite nicely. You may recognize this tape as coming in a clear variety that easily fits on a dispenser. There are other types of tape designed for packaging that can be used as well. Flatback is one of them and appears just the way it sounds. It's tape designed with a flat back. The reasons to do this is to prevent any kind of tears down the edges or corners of the packages. It will help to reinforce the sealing of a package. There are many grades or classes in the flatback tape, so make sure you select the one that will be ideal for the task you have it for. Lots of people may decide on the class or grade by the manufacturer of the tape, so take a look at all the available choices from the brand you like best before you buy anything. Water activated tape produces a very strong adhesion or seal to a package when the adhesive is moistened. This type of packaging tape is extremely strong, and it becomes clear if the seal is broken before it has to be. The strength of this tape make it perfect for use in any kind of environment, even when it's a dusty one. Filament tape is made up of several filaments. Initially, it will not look like a great option for taping up packages. In case you have an odd-shaped package, however, this tape can really complete the task. It isn't really the best tape for a regular box, however when you are attempting to tape something that's a little more difficult, filament tape will be a superb option. Security tape could be a very useful choice if you need to make sure that the package isn't tampered with or opened before it reaches whomever it needs to get to. This tape is generally red with certain diagonal lines and wording printed on it, like “Check Seal Before Accepting." Due to the design of the diagonal lines, it will become quickly evident if anyone else reseals your package. Pre-printed tape is very similar to the normal pressure-sensitive tape that individuals use every single day for packages. You may also get this pre-printed tape ordered with different wording on them. “Fragile Handle With Care,” “Keep Refrigerated,” and “Stop If Seal Is Broken,” are just a few examples of what you can get with this kind of tape. Even though you might have believed that packaging tape only came in one variety, there are plenty more options available than you realize. Flatback, water activated, filament, security, and pre-printed are just a few of the choices offered for packing tape. The next time you're sealing a package for shipping you may want to consider the kind of tape that will work best for the job. PackageMaxx provides colored packaging tape for whenever you really want to add a little bit more to your wrapping. For more info on, have a look at their site at Package Maxx

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