Double Sided Tape

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We understand that in construction and building, the devil is in the details - and that's why we offer a range of high-quality double-sided tape products to make sure your details stay in place. 

Whether you need to save time and effort on a project or simply want to ensure that the details of your work are properly secured, double-sided tape can be a great solution. Double-sided tape is exactly as it sounds; it is an adhesive tape which features adhesive on either side. This system allows two materials to be bonded together with one singular product and zero fasteners; this opens the door for a wide range of applications and uses.

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What Is Double-Sided Sticky Tape?

Double-sided tape is a type of adhesive tape that features adhesive on either side of the tape. The adhesive is usually a pressure-sensitive adhesive that is coated onto a thin carrier material such as paper, plastic, or foam. 

Double-sided sticky tape is available in different thicknesses, widths, and strengths depending on the application it is intended for. 

This particular tape reigns supremacy over standard one-sided tapes as it provides a secure hold on two individual surfaces. Whereas standard adhesive tape only secures a singular surface, double-sided tape adheres two surfaces together.

What's more, its application is completely discrete making for a professional and seamless finish.

To add to its convenience, double-sided tapes can be used on a wide range of different surfaces. Let's explore a few of these below. 

Double-Sided Sticky Tape Applications

While double-sided tapes are primarily designed to stick materials together they are equally effective at bonding, holding, mounting, splicing, and packaging.

Whether you need to connect, adhere or attach materials together, general-purpose double-sided tape is a great go-to. 

One of the benefits of double-sided tape is that it can be used in a wide range of applications. From crafting and scrapbooking to home repair and construction, there are endless possibilities for this versatile product.

What's more, it's ideal for sticking items to wooden and concrete surfaces; making it super convenient for completing small tasks and DIY projects around the house.

It is especially useful in the following applications:

  • Attaching insulation to walls
  • Underlayment
  • Decorative trim
  • Carpet tape
  • Floor protection
  • Securing something temporarily while you affix it in a more permanent fashion

Double Sided Tape Key Features & Benefits

  • Eradicates the need for visible fasteners
  • High bond strength - instant hold
  • Pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) 
  • Faster assembly time
  • Easy to use - requires no extra tools or equipment 
  • Greater design flexibility 

For all other tapes available for order online including duct tape (duck tape), and masking tape, please refer to our designated tapes category page. This page showcases all tape products available for home delivery. Product details can be found within the datasheets featured on each product page. 

Frequently Asked Double Sided Tapes Questions

What Is The Weight Limit For Double Sided Tape? 

The weight limit for double sided tape depends on the type of tape and the surface on which it is being applied. It is important to choose the right tape for the job and follow the manufacturer's instructions.

Is Double Sided Tape Waterproof?

Some double sided tapes are waterproof, while others are not. It is important to check the manufacturer's specifications before using the tape in wet or humid conditions.

How Do You Remove Double Sided Tape?

Double sided tape can be removed by gently peeling it off the surface. If it leaves behind residue, it can be removed using a solvent, such as rubbing alcohol or adhesive remover. The solvent you use in this case will be surface dependent. 

Can Double Sided Tape Be Reused?

Double sided tape is designed for one-time use and is not intended to be reused. Once it has been stuck once and removed, it may not adhere as well to surfaces as it did before.

Is Double Sided Tape Temperature Resistant? 

The effectiveness of the adhesive tape is strongly influenced by temperature; when temperatures decrease, its bond weakens. Similarly, if it gets too hot, the glue can melt and consequently weaken as well.

What Is The Strongest Double-Sided Tape For Vinyl?

UHB tape, or Ultra High Bonding, is widely known as the strongest adhesive tape on both sides of its surface. Not only does it keep rugs from slipping and pictures hanging firmly to walls, but also exhibits a strong bond for long-lasting usage. 

If you're looking for an even higher quality product than UHB then VHB (Very High Bonding) might be worth considering as well!

What Are Some Factors To Consider When Choosing Tape For A Project? 

When choosing double-sided tape, consider the colour of the tape. While most tapes are clear, some are yellow. This can be particularly useful when working with materials that are difficult to see against a clear background. The yellow colour can make it easier to see where the tape has been applied, ensuring that you don't miss any details.

Most importantly, you'll want to consider a tape's suitability for the surface upon which you will be applying it. A rough surface, for example, may call for one particular tape, while a smooth surface may call for another. 

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