A new repulpable, single-coated flatback tape for core starting, end tabbing and butt splicing of heavy corrugated papers has been developed by tesa tape (Charlotte, NC).
Called tesa 51441 it has a special printable backing with repulpability in the range of pH 3-9. Offers good shear resistance high tack and adhesion. The 4.9-mil tape is Kraft brown and does not come with a protective liner. Suitable for edge protection of paper or paperboard reels during transport or general taping jobs in the paper and printing industries.