Tapes - Reflective Tape | Adhesive & Non Adhesive Tape

Cope Africa is a supplier of tapes for all purposes. Our clients stem across a broad range of industries from manufacturing, reflective clothing, road safety, high visibility tapes for construction sites, road works companies, electricians, plumbers and so many more. Download our comprehensive product list below or scroll down for examples of our products.

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Adhesive Tape

Adhesive tape is one of many varieties of backing materials coated with an adhesive. Several types of adhesives can be used. Some of the types of tapes available e.g. Pressure sensitive tape, Water activated tape, Heat Sensitive Tape, Drywall Tape, Reflective Tape etc Pressure sensitive tape, PSA tape, self stick tape or sticky tape consists of a pressure sensitive adhesive coated onto a backing material such as paper, plastic film, cloth, or metal foil. It is sticky (tacky) without any heat or solvent for activation and adheres with light pressure. These tapes usually require a release agent on their backing or a release liner to cover the adhesive. Sometimes, the term "adhesive tape" is used for these tapes.

Water activated tape, gummed paper tape or gummed tape is starch, or sometimes animal glue based, adhesive on a paper backing which becomes sticky when moistened. A specific type of gummed tape is called reinforced gummed tape (RGT). The backing of this reinforced tape consists of two layers of paper with a cross-pattern of fibreglass filaments laminated between. The laminating adhesive had previously been asphalt but now is more commonly a hot-melt a tactic polypropylene. Water sensitive tape is used for closing and sealing boxes. Before closing corrugated fibreboard boxes, the tape is wetted or remoistened, activated by water. The tape is mostly 3 inch or 7, 5 cm wide.

Non Adhesive Tape

Non-adhesive tapes Types of non-adhesive tapes, Underground tape, Denso Tape, Flagging Tape, Barrier Tape, warning Tape etc Underground Warning Tape / Mat for Gas Pipe line, Electrical & Telecom cables, Oil Pipe lines & Water Pipe line Our Underground Detectable & Non-detectable Warning Tapes / Sheet is a marker tape with top side prints warning information for marking underground buried services, which quickly warn excavation crews of the existence of buried pipes and cables before damage can occur.

Printed Tape

Printed security Tape Printed tape can strengthen your brand, improve the security of goods in transit and provide a clear message! Printed tape can offer many benefits. The first is that the tape can give instant identification to the goods, whether it's a caution message or handling information, bright eye catching company colours or large clear information. A popular benefit of printed tape is security, as it can provide a pilfer proof solution offering peace of mind when transporting goods.

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