Packaging Tapes

WP 400 Extra Heavy Duty Grade, Water Activated Reinforced Paper Tape

Extra heavy duty grade reinforced paper tape for sealing large, bulky or heavy content cartons in moderate to severe handling environments. WP 400 offers superior tensile strength, conformability and an aggressive water activated adhesive that becomes part of the carton to deliver maximum security on every carton.

Features & Applications

  • Extra heavy duty grade reinforced paper tape
  • Superior tensile strength
  • Conformable
  • Directly printable
  • Specifications

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    Backing: Reinforced kraft paper, (MD) G75/(CD) G150 fiberglass

    Adhesive: Water activated adhesive

    Liner: NA

    Properties & Technical Data

    Product Nomenclature: WP 400
    Application Temperature Range33 F to 110 F0.6 C to 43 C
    Bottom Sheet - Weight30 lbs13.6 kg
    CD Pattern1-1-1NA
    CD Spacing0.75 in1.9 cm
    CD Tensile Strength35 lbs/in61.3 N/10 mm
    MD Pattern2-2-1-2-22-2-1-2-2
    MD Spacing19/32 in1.5 cm
    MD Tensile Strength80 lbs/in width140.1 N/10 mm
    Service Temperature Range-20 F to 120 F-29 C to 49 C
    Thickness8.0 mils0.20 mm
    Top Sheet - Weight23 lbs10.43 kg
    Physical and performance characteristics shown above are obtained from tests recommended by PSTC, ASTM, government agencies or Shurtape Technologies, LLC, Quality Assurance and Technical Service departments and do not represent a guarantee of product performance. Individual rolls may vary slightly from these averages. The user should determine whether the product is fit for a particular purpose and is suitable for the user’s method of application before use.


    Sizes & Colors

    Colors Available: Natural (NAT)

    Lengths Available: 450 ft

    Widths Available: 70.23 in

    Sizes and colors disclaimer: Lead times may apply. Please contact Shurtape customer service for information related to stock and non-stock sizes and colors.

    Storage & Usage Conditions

    Tape should be stored in its original packaging in a cool, dry area away from direct sunlight and should be used within 12 months of date of shipment. Surfaces to which tape is applied should be clean, dry and free of grease, oil or other contaminants.

    Applicable Standards

    ASTM D 5479-17, Type 1

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