Cloth Tape Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory is a top industrial directory listing of leading industrial cloth tape manufacturers and suppliers. Access our comprehensive index to review and source cloth tape manufacturers with preview ads and detailed product descriptions. These cloth tape companies can design, engineer and manufacture cloth tape to your specifications and application need. A quick and easy to use request for quote form is provided for you to contact these cloth tape manufacturers and suppliers. Each company has detailed profile information, locations, phone number, website links, product videos and product information defined. Read customer reviews and product specific news articles. We are the right resource for your information requirement whether it's for a manufacturer of foil tape, electrical tape, or Teflon tape.

  • Hickory, NC 800-237-6079

    We are your premier tape suppliers! Since 1969 we have been providing top of the line tape products to an ever-growing customer base worldwide. We offer foil tapes, electrical tapes, duct and insulation, laminated, masking tapes as well as any other tape product you could possibly need! All of our products go through extensive testing in order to further ensure value. Get in touch with our customer service representatives today to learn more!

  • Columbia, IL 800-282-0090

    When it comes to tape suppliers, you want one that offers both quality and experience. We have over 60 years of experience in the tape industry and offer quality products at affordable prices to companies of all sizes. We supply our tape products to various industries, including appliance, automotive, electronics, building supply, POP/signage/printing, transportation, moving and storage, medical, aerospace, and distribution. Contact us today to learn additional details!

  • North Ridgeville, OH 440-327-4522

    Since our founding in 1988, JBC Technologies has successfully provided tape solutions for a variety of industries. Markets we serve include automotive, aerospace, appliance, HVAC, electronics, and many more. Our state-of-the-art technology allows us to produce tape for the most stringent of requirements, such as pressure or temperature sensitive applications. To learn more about the tapes we can provide for you, call or visit our website.

  • Rochester Hills, MI 248-537-3335

    In addition to being a leading source for electrical tape, GLT offers a variety of products. Choose from in-stock standard & specialty items such as single & double coated, UHMW, Teflon, metal foil and transfer option, in addition to many more. With 35+ years of taping expertise, GLT knows how to deliver you the products you need at competitive pricing. Visit our website today for more info.

  • Lancaster, NY 716-684-7600

    Sealing Devices matches 3M technologies with customer requirements for application success in bonding, protecting, and sealing. Our expertise includes part design prototyping, die-cutting and laminating pressure sensitive adhesives to sponge and rubber parts.

  • Beloit, WI 800-393-7917

    Being a leading manufacturer of packaging and mailing containers, Western Container offers customers packaging and solutions for the tape industry. We supply a wide variety of products and our teams are available to assist you with finding a perfect solution for your application. If you have any questions then please give one of our representatives a call today!

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Cloth Tape

The term “adhesive” refers to any substance that is able to stick to an object or stick objects together and then resists separation. Examples of adhesives include glue, gum, paste and tape. Cloth tape, which is also sometimes known as fabric tape, is a type of adhesive made with a cloth backing. It contrasts with many other types of tape, which more commonly use fiberglass or plastic as their backing. The cloth backing of this type of tape not only imbues the tape with additional strength, but also provides it with a particular form of flexibility that most other styles of tape do not have. In addition, cloth tape, unlike many other types of tape, does not leave very much adhesive residue behind.

For those reasons outlined above, while tape in general is popular and incredibly widely used, cloth tape has cornered a few specific markets that benefit from its very specific construction. In the medical industry, for example, cloth tape is used by medical professionals to set various types of wounds or support weak joints. It is popular here because it permits the human body to flex, bend or otherwise move without sacrificing the tape’s strength. A few of the other industries in which cloth tape is quite popular are the craft industry, the construction industry and the print industry. In the craft industry, cloth tape can be used to mark edges or outline shapes as a garment or other type of craft is being constructed. In the construction industry, cloth tape is used to seal up walls. In the print industry, cloth tape is valued as a resource for book repair patches and bookbinding. In addition, in any other industry that wishes it, the cloth backing of cloth tape allows it to be easily marked for identification purposes.

Cloth tape is available in many different styles. Among these styles are: gaffers tape, duct tape, friction tape, military grade cloth tape, cloth insulation tape and cloth electrical tape. The cloth back of cloth tapes can also be joined with other materials to make it more specialized for certain applications. Examples of such materials and material combinations include but are not limited to: glass and silicone (used for insulating, splicing, securing and reinforcing), acrylic (valued for abrasion resistance and flame retardancy), PTFE coated glass (used in packaging with heat sealers, form-fill-seal equipment and blister formation; used in mechanical settings as conveyor belt coverings, heat sealing bars and seals/gaskets), extruded polyethylene (used for packaging, protecting, masking, marking, fastening, closing, etc) and silicone rubber (used in plasma spray flame spraying). In addition, cloth tape can be made to be waterproof.

Manufacturers and suppliers offer cloth tape in a wide variety of colors, weights, thicknesses, tensile strengths and resistances to threats like moisture, abrasion and heat. Each cloth tape style brings something else to the table. Duct tape, for example, is an incredibly strong cloth tape that is valued for use in heavy duty applications found both around the house and on the factory floor. Cloth tapes like friction tape, on the other hand, are an ideal substitute for electrical tape. They offer quality bundling and binding of hoses, wires and cables and they provide reliable and durable coverage to exposed electrical conduits. Insulation tape serves the very specific purpose of providing an insulative layer to different spaces and materials. Cloth tape can also be made to the standards of various organizations or requirements. This is quite obviously the case with military grade cloth tape, which is designed for military use and therefore also to meet the Military Specification (Mil-Spec) ASTM D5486M-06,Type IV. Other tapes may be designed to meet standards including but not limited to: UL (Underwriters Laboratories) standards, ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standards and other ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) International standards.

To find out what type of cloth tape in the wide world of cloth tapes may be right for your application, contact an experienced tape manufacturer with whom you can discuss your specifications. The right manufacturer will provide you with the best possible product for the needs of your application at the best possible price. To find that manufacturer, scroll up to near the top of this page, where you will find a list of tape companies with whom we partner. Browse their respective company profiles and company websites, and then give one or more of them a call to get started. Avoid a sticky situation, and go for the best. Reach out today!

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