Gaffer tape is traditionally used in the film and theater industries by lighting techs (Gaffers) who use gaffer tape to secure lights and conceal wires across floors preventing tripping hazards. Brighter color gaffer tape is also applied to stages as spike marks helping performers and stagehands find their marks - even in low lighting. Its easy to tear so the right size piece is always available. In sum, Gaffer Tape is a heavy-duty, pressure-sensitive cotton cloth tape with adhesive properties that is easily removed without leaving a sticky mess behind.
It has tons of uses both on a professional level and at home. We call it an essential part of your toolbox. What makes it so useful is that it’s primarily used for shorter term applications, where you plan to remove the tape. Securing cables on sets or at home, tape windows to prevent drafts, secure boxes, fix appliances; It is also often used on cars and boats. It is the go-to tape for any application with the intention of removing the tape after the job is done. We have all the colors and sizes you can possibly need.
11 COLORS AVAILABLE: Black*, white*, gray*, red, yellow, dark blue, light blue, dark green, olive drab, brown* & burgundy*.
*45 yd. is STOCKED in black, white, gray, brown & burgundy ONLY. Full case quantities ONLY (not sold by the roll).
Gaffers Tape Benefits
laminated to a low gloss finish film,coated with a Natural Rubber based adhesive.
Tape will conform well to irregular surfaces, and will not twist or curl.
Excellent water, vapor and abrasion resistance.
Clean removal on most surfaces (surface type & dwell time may affect performance).
Entertainment (concerts, trade shows,
etc.) where minimal visibility of tape is
Used for holding down cable, wires,
electrical cords, and in stage set-ups
for marking placement (i.e. spike tape).
Book binding tape for seaming &
Adhesive: Natural Rubber How are adhesives different?