Shurtape, a leader in tape manufacturing, has published a new article on their website which breaks down how to determine the best duct tape depending on the job at hand.
Shurtape, a leading manufacturer of tape in the United States, has published an article discussing how to pick the right duct tape for the job at hand. Duct tape was originally invented during World War II for American soldiers, and it was used for a large variety of tasks. Duct tape continues to have multiple uses because of its versatility, but there are now several different types of duct tape on the market. Shurtape’s latest article does a great job of breaking down how to determine which type of duct tape is appropriate.
To read the full article, visit their website here: https://www.shurtape.com/resources/article/duct-tape-decoded-pick-the-right-tape-for-the-job/
One of Shurtape’s successful product offerings is a line of general purpose duct tapes which simplifies the selection process. Below is a key excerpt from the new article which breaks down the difference between the general purpose duct tapes that Shurtape offers. The tapes range in size from 6 to 9 mils thick.
· PC 6: An economy grade, 6 mil duct tape for non-critical, general use applications, including packaging, bundling, sealing, repairing, holding and waterproofing.
· PC 7: A utility grade, 7 mil duct tape that offers aggressive adhesion for sealing, seaming, repairing, holding and waterproofing applications, even in cold temperatures.
· PC 8: A general purpose grade, 8 mil duct tape with aggressive adhesion and cold temperature performance for sealing, seaming, repairing, holding and waterproofing applications, as well as for tasks in the restoration industry.
· PC 9: A contractor grade, repair duct tape that offers superior adhesion with excellent holding power for sealing, seaming, repairing, holding and waterproofing applications, as well as for tasks in the restoration industry, such as holding poly-sheeting.
To learn more about how to choose the appropriate duct tape, to browse duct tape selections, or to learn more about Shurtape as a company, visit their website in the link above.