Packing Tapes

Packing tape, also referred to as parcel tape, is most commonly used to seal up cardboard boxes, secure packages or used to repair or secure a box or package if necessary. They are ideal to use when packaging up goods for postage or when packing up boxes for moving. You can learn more in our complete packing tape guide.

Features and Benefits

Parcel tape is usually made from polypropylene or polyester, it is a pressure sensitive adhesive used widely in numerous businesses, factories, warehouses, shops and at home. Packaging tape is available to buy individually or in a pack of several rolls. Packing tape is ideal in helping to ensure your customer is satisfied with the goods that they receive, and that their parcel or supplies arrive securely and are in pristine condition on delivery.

Packaging tape can be brown (brown tape), transparent or coloured. It comes it a variety of sizes, although most common small core rolls of tape are 19 mm x 33 m, large core tape rolls are 19 mm x 66 m and packaging tape is 50 mm x 66 m. Although many different width (mm) and length (m) tapes are widely available.

How to apply packing tape?

The packaging tape can be applied in a variety of ways, manually with a small stationary dispenser, similar to that of Sellotape. With a handheld tape dispenser with a serrated edge to cut the tape at the correct place and prevent it from becoming tangled and unnecessarily wasted. Or the packing tape can be applied with automated machinery, in this case, low noise tape can be especially effective and ideal when using it for high-speed packaging lines.

Type of packing tapes

Packing tape is available in a range of variations that work effectively on different surfaces. Different tensile strengths are available ranging from 7N/cm all the way to 800N/cm.

Packing tape always has a variety of different backings for different package type applications such as;

  • Glass Fibre
  • Kraft Paper
  • PVC
  • PET

Applications of packing tape

Packing tape is widely used in a variety of applications such as;

  • Warehouse
  • Industrial
  • Food Packaging

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Description Price Backing Material Width Length Tape Text Thickness Colour Dispenser Type Elongation at Break Model Number Tensile Strength Series
RS Stock No. 336-277
Mfr. Part No.8956 IN 25X50
Brand3M
£1.466
Each (In a Pack of 36)
Units
BOPP, Glass Fibre 25mm 50m - - Transparent - - SCOTCH 8956 - Scotch Tape 8956
RS Stock No. 250-6825
Mfr. Part No.8959 50MM
Brand3M
£6.11
Each
Units
BOPP, Glass Fibre 50mm 50m - 0.14mm Transparent Manual 6% SCOTCH 8959 300N/cm -
RS Stock No. 250-6819
Mfr. Part No.8959 25MM
Brand3M
£3.63
Each
Units
BOPP, Glass Fibre 25mm 50m - 0.14mm Transparent Manual 6% SCOTCH 8959 300N/cm -
RS Stock No. 185-9490
Mfr. Part No.53327 24mmx50m
BrandTesa
£1.46
Each
Units
BOPP, Glass Fibre 24mm 50m - 0.095mm - - 4% 53327 175N/cm -
RS Stock No. 185-9513
Mfr. Part No.53398 38mmx50m
BrandTesa
£5.18
Each
Units
Glass Fibre, PET 25mm 50m - 0.195mm - - 6% 53398 800N/cm -
RS Stock No. 185-9506
Mfr. Part No.53393 50mmx50m
BrandTesa
£8.02
Each
Units
Glass Fibre, PET 50mm 50m - 0.17mm - - 5% 53393 520N/cm -
RS Stock No. 185-9515
Mfr. Part No.53398 50mmx50m
BrandTesa
£8.73
Each
Units
Glass Fibre, PET 50mm 50m - 0.195mm - - 6% 53398 800N/cm -
RS Stock No. 185-9492
Mfr. Part No.53327 48mmx50m
BrandTesa
£2.88
Each
Units
BOPP, Glass Fibre 48mm 50m - 0.095mm - - 4% 53327 175N/cm -
RS Stock No. 185-9507
Mfr. Part No.53311 24mmx50m
BrandTesa
£6.05
Each
Units
Glass Fibre, PET 24mm 50m - 0.19mm - - 5% 53311 583N/cm -
RS Stock No. 185-9497
Mfr. Part No.53319 24mmx50m
BrandTesa
£2.09
Each
Units
BOPP, Glass Fibre 24mm 50m - 0.108mm - - 5% 53319 320N/cm -
RS Stock No. 185-9511
Mfr. Part No.53314 24mmx50m
BrandTesa
£10.11
Each
Units
Glass Fibre, PET 24mm 50m - 0.22mm - - 5% 53314 680N/cm -
RS Stock No. 185-9494
Mfr. Part No.53317 24mmx50m
BrandTesa
£1.64
Each
Units
BOPP, Glass Fibre 24mm 50m - 0.095mm - - 5% 53317 190N/cm -
RS Stock No. 185-9509
Mfr. Part No.53311 48mmx50m
BrandTesa
£11.98
Each
Units
Glass Fibre, PET 48mm 50m - 0.19mm - - 5% 53311 583N/cm -
RS Stock No. 185-9501
Mfr. Part No.53315 25mmx50m
BrandTesa
£3.58
Each
Units
Glass Fibre, PET 25mm 50m - 0.14mm - - 5% 53315 380N/cm -
RS Stock No. 185-9505
Mfr. Part No.53393 25mmx50m
BrandTesa
£4.07
Each
Units
Glass Fibre, PET 25mm 50m - 0.17mm - - 5% 53393 520N/cm -
RS Stock No. 185-9495
Mfr. Part No.53317 48mmx50m
BrandTesa
£3.09
Each
Units
BOPP, Glass Fibre 48mm 50m - 0.095mm - - 5% 53317 190N/cm -
RS Stock No. 185-9499
Mfr. Part No.53319 48mmx50m
BrandTesa
£4.04
Each
Units
BOPP, Glass Fibre 48mm 50m - 0.108mm - - 5% 53319 320N/cm -
RS Stock No. 185-9503
Mfr. Part No.53315 50mmx50m
BrandTesa
£7.05
Each
Units
Glass Fibre, PET 50mm 50m - 0.14mm - - 5% 53315 380N/cm -