Shipping (or packaging) tape is used for securing packages for delivery. It’s often confused with storage tape which is used to secure packages to be stored for long periods of time. The difference between the two lies in the adhesive. Shipping tape uses a hot melt adhesive which provides strong holding power. Like office tape, shipping tape comes either in disposable dispensers or rolls to put on a dispenser. Look for value packs as they are available as well. There are many types of shipping tape available, each with unique features to make your life easier. protection tapes offer long or short-term protection from potential scratching, marring, chipping, UV damage and dirt during manufacture, packing, storage, shipping and installation of your products. These protective films are used in a variety of industries such as automotive, electronics, industrial and construction. Protection tape offers a quick and easy way to ensure your goods arrive to the end user in the condition that is expected; reducing returns, repairs and replacements. They can be applied to a range of rough or smooth surfaces such as glass, metals, plastics and painted surfaces. They are transparent, allowing for visual inspection without removing the film.