Kraft Flatback Paper Tape (Hand-Tearable)

When you're sending packages or packing up boxes of any sort, Kraft adhesive tape is the type of tape you'll want to have on hand. This is a wonderfully reliable and durable type of tape that is ideal for sealing cartons and other various uses.

Since most varieties come in the traditional Kraft color, the brown paper tape also blends in well with traditional cardboard boxes, creating a sleeker look. However, some white and colored Kraft tapes are available for using with other types of cartons or for creating a convenient color-coding system.

There are a number of popular uses for Kraft packaging tape. Some of the most common applications for this type of tape include:

Product Applications

  • Carton sealing
  • Packaging applications
  • Silk screening
  • Picture framing
  • Core starting
  • Beaming/leasing
  • Splicing liner boards and other items
  • Bundling and holding
  • Reinforcing packages, edges, etc.
  • Tabbing
  • Wrapping and protecting items for storage or packing

One thing to note is that many varieties of Kraft paper tape comply with postal regulations for uninsured packages. That's important to know if you plan to send a number of packages through the United States Postal Service. Kraft tape is also made to be resistant to moisture and humidity, which makes it great for shipping to just about any climate. Kraft paper tape will also continue to adhere under a wide range of temperatures. For additional details and technical information about a specific type of tape, click on the product to view individual specifications.

Unlike gummed paper tape, Kraft adhesive tape is pressure-sensitive. Just pull it from the roll and press it on the package to create a strong seal. Most Kraft tapes are also hand-tearable, so they are incredibly easy to use and apply. Shop at FindTape to discover great low prices on Kraft flatback tape from trusted brands like Intertape, 3M Scotch and JVCC.

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