Presco Biodegradable Roll Flagging Tape

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  • Quantity
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  • Color
    Neon Orange-
    Neon Pink-
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  • Size
    1 in. x 100 ft.
    Purchased Most Frequently: 1 in. x 100 ft. (Neon Orange)
  • Price
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Product Description

Presco Biodegradable Roll Flagging Tape is a NON-ADHESIVE tape used for surveying, trail marking and other industrial applications like construction, forestry, hardware, oil exploration, nursery, mining, and geophysics. Presco Biodegradable roll flagging tape is today's most environmentally friendly marking solution.

Presco Biodegradable Roll Flagging tape is made of non-woven cellulosic material derived from wood pulp and completely non-toxic to humans, animals, and the environment. Complete degradation will occur outdoors in six to twenty-four months depending on the climate and environmental conditions.

Please note that Presco Biodegradable Roll Flagging Tape can be shipped on a non-branded neutral core or a Presco branded core.

Product Features

  • Environmentally friendly and non-toxic
  • Complete degradation in 6-24 months depending on outdoor conditions
  • Easy to use and identify
  • 100% made in the US
  • 6 bright color options including blue, neon orange, red, white, yellow, and neon pink. Please note Presco refers to some colors as neon because of their brighter color; however, they are not fluorescent so will not fluoresce under a black light.
Country of Origin: United States.
* Multiple cases may be shipped per package in order to minimize the charge for shipping.


Technical Information

Presco Biodegradable Roll Flagging Tape
  • Carrier/Backing: non-woven cellulosic material
  • Adhesive: N/A
  • Core: 1-1/2" diameter
  • Density (standard): 0.8 gm/cm3
  • Country of Origin: United States
Note: Specifications are those given by manufacturers and are not tested for accuracy.

Biodegradable Standard sizes


1 in. x 100 ft.


Single Item (1-9 Items)

1 - 4 Cases (10-49 Items)

5 - 9 Cases (50-99 Items)

10+ Cases (>= 100 Items)


a 14% discount

a 15% discount

a 17% discount





Question & Answers

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Mary Jun 24, 2021
QUESTION: Can this tape be torn by hand?
ANSWER: You can definitely tear it by hand, but it does not tear straight – it typically tears off at an angle so if need a straight edge best to cut with scissors. Thank you.
Customer Dec 16, 2017
QUESTION: Is this fluorescent?
ANSWER: It's a neon orange color, but it will not fluoresce under a black light. Thank you.

User Reviews

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Brad M. Verified Buyer Jul 11, 2019
works well, good to have
Presco Biodegradable Biodegradable Roll Flagging Tape
works well, good to have a non-plastic option
Florentine S. Verified Buyer Feb 05, 2019
good service, good quality
Presco Biodegradable Biodegradable Roll Flagging Tape
good service, good quality
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hot melt rubber (synthetic)
Offers the widest range of application flexibility available. Exhibits excellent processing performance whether manually or automatically applied. Has superior tensile strength, adhesion properties and holding force which ensures consistent, reliable seals. Hot melt adhesive will bond faster to a surface which is referred to as quick-grab or quick-stick. It typically has higher tack (will feel stickier to the touch), but is also softer. It has lower heat resistance, shear resistance, and sometimes UV resistance than an acrylic adhesive. NOTE: it is called hot melt because the adhesive is applied hot by the manufacturer and then hardens as it cools (you do not need to apply heat to the tape yourself).
natural rubber
Properties are similar to that of hot melt rubber, but natural rubber often holds where other adhesives won't (recycled fibers, dust, cold, heat and heavy loads). It provides good overall adhesion and moisture resistance.
Offer excellent performance, especially for applications in temperatures less than 40°F and greater then 120°F. It provides excellent clarity, has high shear strength, is usually more permanent/durable even when exposed to moisture, and it ages well over extended periods in fluorescent and sunlight. Since it remains clear for the life of the application and does not yellow over time it is ideal for applications such as sealing white cartons. While it has good initial adhesion it does take 24-48 hours to cure and to achieve its maximum bond strength (has gradual adhesion buildup). Another difference between hot melt rubber and acrylic adhesive is if you fold tape over making the two adhesive sides touch the acrylic adhesive will remain attached to the carrier (e.g. paper, film) while a hot melt adhesive will stick to itself and pull off of the carrier. It is the best choice for clarity, UV resistance and aging characteristics.
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zinc oxide
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Thickness, AKA caliper or gauge, refers to the distance from one surface of a tape backing, or adhesive, to the other.
1 mil = 1/1000 of an inch
Examples: 1/16 inch = 62.5 mils; 1/32 inch = 31.25 mils
The cut level indicates how many grams of cutting load a glove can withstand from a sharp blade before being penetrated.
Lower gauge gloves are heavier - have thicker construction, fewer stiches knitted per inch and offer less dexterity.
Higher gauge gloves are lighter - have thinner/finer construction, more stitches knitted per inch and offer more dexterity.
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