Adhesive tapes are popular for daily use. From sealing envelopes to hanging your favorite poster, adhesive tapes are used everywhere. You will be surprised to know that there are a lot of different types of adhesive tapes.

Types of adhesive tapes:

Duct Tape: Duct tapes are the most commonly used adhesive tapes. Duct tapes are used to repair upholstery, repair cracked windows, etc…

Masking Tape: Masking tapes are commonly used for packing cartons. They are also used in spray painting for covering areas that are not to be painted. They are made from semi-saturated crepe paper and natural latex rubber-based adhesives and provide high adhesion. Masking tapes can withstand medium to high temperature, which makes it suitable for commercial purposes.

Double-Sided Tape: Double-sided tape has adhesive on both sides. Double-sided tapes are good for hanging posters or flyers.

Electrical Tapes: Electrical tapes are used while installing electrical items like lights or ceiling fans. It can also be used for temporary repairs to electrical cords.

Foam Tapes: Foam tapes are used for mounting and cushioning windows.

Water activated tapes: Water activated tape is starch or animal glue based adhesive on a paper backing which becomes sticky when moistened.

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