Packaging Tapes

WP 400

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 & Benefits

  • Extra heavy duty grade reinforced paper tape
  • Superior tensile strength
  • Conformable
  • Directly printable
  • For available sizes and colors, reference the Technical Data Sheet in the Downloads section below

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HP 400

High performance grade hot melt packaging tape for sealing large, bulky or heavy cartons.

WP 300

Heavy duty grade reinforced paper tape with water activated adhesive for critical closure of heavy-weight cartons in all environments.

Typical Applications

  • For sealing large, bulky or heavy content cartons over 50 lbs in moderate to severe handling environments
  • Ideal for single parcel shipments



  • Backing: Reinforced kraft paper, (MD) G75/(CD) G150 fiberglass
  • Adhesive: Water activated adhesive
  • Liner: NA

Properties & Technical Data

Property Standard Metric
Application Temperature Range 33 F to 110 F 0.6 C to 43 C
Bottom Sheet - Weight 30 lbs 13.6 kg
CD Pattern 1-1-1 NA
CD Spacing 0.75 in 1.9 cm
CD Tensile Strength 35 lbs/in 61.3 N/10 mm
MD Pattern 2-2-1-2-2 2-2-1-2-2
MD Spacing 19/32 in 1.5 cm
MD Tensile Strength 80 lbs/in width 140.1 N/10 mm
Service Temperature Range -20 F to 120 F -29 C to 49 C
Thickness 8.0 mils 0.20 mm
Top Sheet - Weight 23 lbs 10.43 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.

Applicable Standards


Sizes & Colors

Colors Available:

Natural (NAT) Natural (NAT)

Lengths Available: 450 ft

Widths Available: 70.23 in

Sizes and colors disclaimer:

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.

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