Duct tape vs Duck Tape
What’s the difference between duct tape and Duck Tape®?

Duct tape and Duck Tape® are often used interchangeably, but they aren’t quite the same thing.

AF 100 application
What is the difference between application and service temperature?

In HVAC work, the application and service temperature of your HVAC tape may not be the same, and each can have an impact on the tape’s performance.

Security tape being applied to box with handheld dispenser
Why do Packaging Tape Grades Matter?
Packaging tape grades indicate different construction and uses. In packaging tape, grade refers to the construction of the tape. Grades are made with varying levels of film and adhesive thickness to deliver a range of different holding power and tensile strength....
FrogTape Performance Masking tape rolls
What’s the Difference between Performance Masking Tape Colors?
From nature to product design, the colors that we experience in our daily lives can greatly affect our emotions and influence our behavior. When used systematically, color can also serve as an effective tool of order, organization and communication. Throughout the...
FrogTape Performance Masking tape application
What’s the Difference between Performance Masking Tapes and other Masking Tapes?
We’ve all been told to never judge a book by its cover, but the reality is that we – consumers and businesses, alike – evaluate purchases and investments by their outward appearance all the time. And that evaluation is even more discerning when it comes to significant...

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