gaffers tape manufacturing

Commodity Prices Help Hold Tape Pricing Down

Commodity Prices Help Hold Tape Pricing Down

The primary components of gaffers tape, cotton cloth and petroleum based adhesives, have both seen significant price decreases since the first of the year. Oil, in particular, is near historic lows. That should mean that the chemicals needed to make the high quality adhesive used for gaffers tape will continue to have stable prices for […]

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Matte Finish-Why It Matters On Stage and In Video

Matte Finish-Why It Matters On Stage and In Video

One of the many prized characteristics about gaffers tape is its matte (non-shiny) finish. Because it is a woven cloth tape, made from cotton thread, it is not shiny like duct tape (reinforced vinyl), and thus does not reflect light. Stagehands and set designers love this mattte finishe, because it means that they can make […]

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