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What is the difference between hot melt and acrylic packaging tapes?

by | Apr 13, 2016 | Application, Packaging Tape, Packaging Tapes

Not all packaging tapes are the same, especially when it comes to construction. The biggest difference is adhesive type. The two most common are acrylic and hot melt. Read on to see what makes them so different.

Infographic - Hot Melt vs. Acrylic Packaging Tape

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About The Author

As a senior product marketing manager at Shurtape Technologies, LLC, Bradley Dunlap is responsible for leading the product development and marketing support for the Packaging Tape and Equipment category. He is a member of the Pressure Sensitive Tape Council (PSTC) and Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP), and has completed PSTC training for Manufacturing and Testing of Pressure Sensitive Tape Adhesives and Tape University™ Advanced. Bradley is a graduate of Appalachian State University with a Bachelor’s degree in business management.