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Custom Printed Water Activated Gummed Paper Tape

Item No. 74.NSI
Price $8.29
price per Roll
excl. tax
Low stock

*based on roll price of average purchase, five cartons of 48mm PP tape with one colour print. 

Enhance your packaging with a personal touch and a commitment to sustainability with our Custom Printed Gummed Tape. This eco-friendly water activated paper tape is perfect for businesses looking to strengthen their brand’s visibility and environmental responsibility. Not only will your packages and goods look great, but they'll also carry your eco-friendly brand message from your hands to your customers. We also offer a range of unprinted water activated gummed tapes, in brown and white colours and regular and reinforced grades. 

Design Support: Located in Melbourne, our onsite printing facility is staffed with experienced designers ready to assist you in creating the perfect custom tape for your requirements. When you submit an enquiry, we'll guide you through the design process and support you through your custom printed tape journey. Contact us for design assistance.

KEY FEATURES

Branding that sticks: Custom print your logo or promotional messages directly onto the gummed tape for consistent brand exposure. Turn every package into a moving billboard that proudly displays your brand’s logo and message. 
Eco-friendly material: Made from renewable resources, this paper tape is fully recyclable, aligning with eco-conscious and sustainable packaging practices. 
Durable and strong: Superior in strength to standard packaging tapes, ideal for heavy-duty carton sealing and ensuring contents remain secure during transit. 
Recyclable convenience: Regular plastic-based tape must be removed from the cardboard box prior to recycling, whereas paper tape can be left on the carton. 
Organic adhesive: The starch glue adhesive is activated by water, providing a secure bond without the use of harmful chemicals. 
Versatile performance: Maintains excellent adhesion in a variety of environments, including extreme cold, making it perfect for application and storage in cool rooms and freezers. 
    

WHAT TYPES OF TAPE CAN BE PRINTED ON?

Packaging tape

Omni printed tape is an excellent promotional and brand awareness tool.

Paper tape

The tape has a thick kraft paper backing and an ultra strong adhesive.

Gummed tape

The printed gummed tape has a water-activated adhesive, ideal for heavy-duty carton sealing applications.

Barrier tape

Printed barrier tape is used for the temporary cordoning off of hazardous areas.

Perforated tape

Omni printed perforated printed tape is a very cost-effective alternativeto regular labels.

Protection tape

The Omni printed protection tape is ideal for removalists and the furniture and building industry.

Machine tape

Machine tapes can be used with your in-line tape machines for safe and efficient industrial sealing.

REQUEST A SAMPLE

CUSTOM OPTIONS

Reinforced options: Choose between reinforced tape with cross-woven filaments for extra tensile strength or non-reinforced tape for standard use. 
Tape colour choices: Gummed tape is available in either white or brown. 
Printing options: Up to 4 colours can be printed to the PMS colour of your choice to match your branding. 
Flood coat and reverse printing: Print up to 3 colours plus background colour flood coated (flood coat is included as a colour). Only dark colours able to be flood coated on brown. 
Roll sizes: We can custom print on 24mm, 36mm, 48mm and 72mm roll widths. Rolls are 50 metres in length. 
Minimum 
order quantities: The MOQ for custom gummed tape is one carton. The number of rolls per box ranges from 24 to 72 rolls, depending on the width.
Width     Rolls Per Box
24mm    72 rolls
36mm    48 rolls
48mm    36 rolls
72mm    24 rolls
   

JOIN SOME OF AUSTRALIA'S LARGEST BRANDS

Our in-house production team is able to customise your printed tape to a variety of sizes, colours, and materials, bringing your brand to life within days.
Need help with your tape design? Our designers will gladly assist with artwork so that you can get the result you’re looking for.

With our very own printing facilities, we can work to your deadlines and offer competitive prices. 

SPECIFICATIONS

NON-REINFORCED GUMMED TAPE:
  • Total thickness: 0.12mm ¬†
  • Backing: 70 g/m2 Kraft paper.
  • Adhesive: Water-activated starch
  • Tensile strength (MD): 100 N/25mm
  • Tensile strength (CD): 80 N/25mm
REINFORCED GUMMED TAPE:
  • Total thickness: 0.14 mm ¬†
  • Composite layer adhesive: Dissolvable adhesives¬†
  • Water-activated adhesive: Starch adhesive¬†
  • Tensile strength (MD): 255 N/25mm¬†
  • Tensile strength (CD): 100 N/25mm¬†
  • Reinforcement (MD): 72mm 110 (1-1-1-1) fibreglass¬†
  • Reinforcement (CD): 25.4mm 150 (1-1-1) fibreglass diamond pattern¬†
  • Backing - top ply: 40 g/m2 kraft paper¬†
  • Backing - bottom ply: 40 g/m2 kraft paper
GET A QUOTE FOR YOUR CUSTOM PRINTED NOW!

WE'RE HERE TO ANSWER ALL YOUR QUESTIONS.

Not find the answer you need? Contact us now to speak to one of our expert packaging consultants.

Reinforced water activated gummed tape is the strongest, most heavy-duty option for box sealing applications. It has a durable and aggressive adhesive designed for secure and long-term bond. Regular gummed tape is also a heavy-duty tape but doesn’t have the tensile strength that reinforced tape does. The reinforcement strips ensures the boxes are securely sealed and protected during transit.

If you are looking for a regular packaging tape, we recommend PVC grade material. This tape has an aggressive natural rubber adhesive that is suitable to be applied in cool room temperatures. PVC printed tape is a popular heavy duty carton sealing tape.

Gummed tape has a water activated adhesive that requires moisture to be applied to the tape for the adhesion to become sticky. This property ensures a durable bond that is much stronger than what is offered by traditional pressure-sensitive tapes. A water activated tape dispenser is required for applying gummed tape, rather than regular tape dispensers. We offer three different types of water activated tape dispensers, each catering to different usage requirements and volume levels.

The manually operated water activated tape dispenser is ideal for lower-volume carton sealing requirements. This portable bench top dispenser can be used for any gummed tape that is between 25mm and 75 mm wide. It comes with a plastic water trough for the gummed paper tape to go through to activate the adhesive. It has a metal blade with fine teeth for easy dispensing of the gummed tape. This dispenser is a low-cost option and easy to operate unit. Click here to discover more about this manual gummed tape dispenser.

Increase productivity to your carton sealing process with the Mini Electric Water Activated Gummed Tape Dispenser, an ideal tool for e-commerce packers and distribution warehouses. This dispenser is designed to offer instant adhesion and effortless application with the simple press of a button. Adjustable settings for tape length, water output, temperature, and speed ensure it will suit to suit your specific needs. This dispenser boasts a durable full stainless-steel 2.1-liter water tank that reduces the frequency of refills. It has the capability of dispensing up to 1.1 meters of gummed tape per second and accommodates roll widths of 2.5 to 8cm. The long-life blade ensures persistent reliability and low maintenance, making this compact and strong tape dispenser a top-tier choice for streamlining packaging operations. To avoid the capital outlay of purchasing this dispenser, we offer rental options at a low cost per month.

The Automatic Marsh Water Activated Dispenser is an exceptional dispenser designed to ramp up efficiency in high-volume packaging environments such as packing stations and distribution warehouses. Offering a significant boost in productivity, this dispenser boasts 10 pre-set tape lengths for common applications and the ability to program custom lengths to meet individual packing needs. Enhanced motor performance and a durable, high-performance guillotine cutter provide clean and consistent cuts every time.

The 2.07-litre water tank reduces refill interruptions, keeping the packaging process moving smoothly and quickly. An intuitive keypad and LCD display allow for easy selection of tape lengths, while the sturdy 12-gauge metal chassis assures stability and longevity. Additional features such as the adjustable tape channel guides, spill-minimising rubber valve, and an easy-to-use thumbscrew for tape centring make operation seamless. This dispenser can be used for tape rolls up to 305 meters (max roll diameter of 222.6mm), allowing for extended use without the need for frequent reloading. Click here to find out more about this Click here to find out more about this automatic water wctivated gummed tape dispenser.

Reinforced water activated gummed tape is the strongest, most heavy-duty option for box sealing applications. It has a durable and aggressive adhesive designed for secure and long-term bond. Regular gummed tape is also a heavy-duty tape but doesn’t have the tensile strength that reinforced tape does. The reinforcement strips ensures the boxes are securely sealed and protected during transit.

If you are looking for a regular packaging tape, we recommend PVC grade material. This tape has an aggressive natural rubber adhesive that is suitable to be applied in cool room temperatures. PVC printed tape is a popular heavy duty carton sealing tape.

Reinforced water activated gummed tape is the strongest, most heavy-duty option for box sealing applications. It has a durable and aggressive adhesive designed for secure and long-term bond. Regular gummed tape is also a heavy-duty tape but doesn’t have the tensile strength that reinforced tape does. The reinforcement strips ensures the boxes are securely sealed and protected during transit.

If you are looking for a regular packaging tape, we recommend PVC grade material. This tape has an aggressive natural rubber adhesive that is suitable to be applied in cool room temperatures. PVC printed tape is a popular heavy duty carton sealing tape.

Yes, tape made from paper is recyclable, making it environmentally friendly. While plastic sticky tapes must be removed from cardboard boxes before recycling, gummed paper tapes can remain, easing the recycling process.


A water activated tape dispenser is required for applying gummed tape, rather than regular tape dispensers. This is because gummed tape has a water activated adhesive that requires moisture to be applied to the tape for the adhesion to become sticky.  

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Custom Printed Water Activated Gummed Paper Tape

Item No. 74.NSI
‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč*based on roll price of average purchase, five cartons of 48mm PP tape with one colour print.‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč
Join the thousands of household names that use and prefer Australia’s leading tape printer.
  • Roll size options: 24mm, 36mm, 48mm, 72mm. Rolls are 50 metres in length.¬†
  • Printing of any PMS colour, with up to 4 colours on your tape.
  • Gummed paper tape is available in¬†either¬†white or brown.¬†
  • Choose between reinforced tape with cross-woven filaments for extra tensile strength or non-reinforced for standard use.¬†
  • In-house printed facility in Melbourne, offering fast lead times and design assistance.
Enhance your packaging with a personal touch and a commitment to sustainability with our Custom Printed Gummed Tape. This eco-friendly water activated paper tape is perfect for businesses looking to strengthen their brand’s visibility and environmental responsibility. Not only will your packages and goods look great, but they'll also carry your eco-friendly brand message from your hands to your customers. We also offer a range of unprinted water activated gummed tapes, in brown and white colours and regular and reinforced grades. 

Design Support: Located in Melbourne, our onsite printing facility is staffed with experienced designers ready to assist you in creating the perfect custom tape for your requirements. When you submit an enquiry, we'll guide you through the design process and support you through your custom printed tape journey. Contact us for design assistance.

KEY FEATURES

Branding that sticks: Custom print your logo or promotional messages directly onto the gummed tape for consistent brand exposure.
Turn every package into a moving billboard that proudly displays your brand’s logo and message. 
Eco-friendly material: Made from renewable resources, this paper tape is fully recyclable, aligning with eco-conscious and sustainable packaging practices. 
Durable and strong: Superior in strength to standard packaging tapes, ideal for heavy-duty carton sealing and ensuring contents remain secure during transit. 
Recyclable convenience: Regular plastic-based tape must be removed from the cardboard box prior to recycling, whereas paper tape can be left on the carton. 
Organic adhesive: The starch glue adhesive is activated by water, providing a secure bond without the use of harmful chemicals. 
Versatile performance: Maintains excellent adhesion in a variety of environments, including extreme cold, making it perfect for application and storage in cool rooms and freezers. 
    

WHAT TYPES OF TAPE CAN BE PRINTED ON?

Packaging tape

Omni printed tape is an excellent promotional and brand awareness tool.

Paper tape

The tape has a thick kraft paper backing and an ultra strong adhesive.

Gummed tape

The printed gummed tape has a water-activated adhesive, ideal for heavy-duty carton sealing applications.

Barrier tape

Printed barrier tape is used for the temporary cordoning off of hazardous areas.

Perforated tape

Perforated printed tape is a very cost-effective alternative to regular labels.

Protection tape

The Omni printed protection tape is ideal for removalists and the furniture and building industry.

Machine tape

Machine tapes can be used with your in-line tape machines for safe and efficient industrial sealing.

GET A SAMPLE OF OUR PRINTED TAPE

One of our amazing printed tape specialists will contact you!

CUSTOM OPTIONS

Reinforced options: Choose between reinforced tape with cross-woven filaments for extra tensile strength or non-reinforced tape for standard use. 
Tape colour choices: Gummed tape is available in either white or brown. 
Printing options: Up to 4 colours can be printed to the PMS colour of your choice to match your branding. 
Flood coat and reverse printing: Print up to 3 colours plus background colour flood coated (flood coat is included as a colour). Only dark colours able to be flood coated on brown. 
Roll sizes: We can custom print on 24mm, 36mm, 48mm and 72mm roll widths. Rolls are 50 metres in length. 
Minimum order quantities: The MOQ for custom gummed tape is one carton. The number of rolls per box ranges from 24 to 72 rolls, depending on the width.
Width     Rolls Per Box
24mm    72 rolls
36mm    48 rolls
48mm    36 rolls
72mm    24 rolls
 

NON-REINFORCED GUMMED TAPE:

  • Total thickness: 0.12mm ¬†
  • Backing: 70 g/m2 Kraft paper
  • Adhesive: Water-activated starch
  • Tensile strength (MD): 100 N/25mm
  • Tensile strength (CD): 80 N/25mm¬†

REINFORCED GUMMED TAPE:

  • Total thickness: 0.14 mm ¬†
  • Composite layer adhesive: Dissolvable adhesives¬†
  • Water-activated adhesive: Starch adhesive¬†
  • Tensile strength (MD): 255 N/25mm¬†
  • Tensile strength (CD): 100 N/25mm¬†
  • Reinforcement (MD): 72mm 110 (1-1-1-1) fibreglass¬†
  • Reinforcement (CD): 25.4mm 150 (1-1-1) fibreglass diamond pattern¬†
  • Backing - top ply: 40 g/m2 kraft paper¬†
  • Backing - bottom ply: 40 g/m2 kraft paper

JOIN SOME OF AUSTRALIA'S LARGEST BRANDS

Our in-house production team is able to customise your printed tape to a variety of sizes, colours, and materials, bringing your brand to life within days.

Need help with your tape design? Our designers will gladly assist with artwork so that you can get the result you’re looking for.

With our very own printing facilities, we can work to your deadlines and offer competitive prices. 

GET A QUOTE FOR YOUR CUSTOM PRINTED NOW!

WE'RE HERE TO ANSWER ALL YOUR QUESTIONS.

Not find the answer you need? Contact us now to speak to one of our expert packaging consultants.

Reinforced water activated gummed tape is the strongest, most heavy-duty option for box sealing applications. It has a durable and aggressive adhesive designed for secure and long-term bond. Regular gummed tape is also a heavy-duty tape but doesn’t have the tensile strength that reinforced tape does. The reinforcement strips ensures the boxes are securely sealed and protected during transit.

If you are looking for a regular packaging tape, we recommend PVC grade material. This tape has an aggressive natural rubber adhesive that is suitable to be applied in cool room temperatures. PVC printed tape is a popular heavy duty carton sealing tape.

Gummed tape has a water activated adhesive that requires moisture to be applied to the tape for the adhesion to become sticky. This property ensures a durable bond that is much stronger than what is offered by traditional pressure-sensitive tapes. A water activated tape dispenser is required for applying gummed tape, rather than regular tape dispensers. We offer three different types of water activated tape dispensers, each catering to different usage requirements and volume levels.

The manually operated water activated tape dispenser is ideal for lower-volume carton sealing requirements. This portable bench top dispenser can be used for any gummed tape that is between 25mm and 75 mm wide. It comes with a plastic water trough for the gummed paper tape to go through to activate the adhesive. It has a metal blade with fine teeth for easy dispensing of the gummed tape. This dispenser is a low-cost option and easy to operate unit. Click here to discover more about this manual gummed tape dispenser.

Increase productivity to your carton sealing process with the Mini Electric Water Activated Gummed Tape Dispenser, an ideal tool for e-commerce packers and distribution warehouses. This dispenser is designed to offer instant adhesion and effortless application with the simple press of a button. Adjustable settings for tape length, water output, temperature, and speed ensure it will suit to suit your specific needs. This dispenser boasts a durable full stainless-steel 2.1-liter water tank that reduces the frequency of refills. It has the capability of dispensing up to 1.1 meters of gummed tape per second and accommodates roll widths of 2.5 to 8cm. The long-life blade ensures persistent reliability and low maintenance, making this compact and strong tape dispenser a top-tier choice for streamlining packaging operations. To avoid the capital outlay of purchasing this dispenser, we offer rental options at a low cost per month.

The Automatic Marsh Water Activated Dispenser is an exceptional dispenser designed to ramp up efficiency in high-volume packaging environments such as packing stations and distribution warehouses. Offering a significant boost in productivity, this dispenser boasts 10 pre-set tape lengths for common applications and the ability to program custom lengths to meet individual packing needs. Enhanced motor performance and a durable, high-performance guillotine cutter provide clean and consistent cuts every time.

The 2.07-litre water tank reduces refill interruptions, keeping the packaging process moving smoothly and quickly. An intuitive keypad and LCD display allow for easy selection of tape lengths, while the sturdy 12-gauge metal chassis assures stability and longevity. Additional features such as the adjustable tape channel guides, spill-minimising rubber valve, and an easy-to-use thumbscrew for tape centring make operation seamless. This dispenser can be used for tape rolls up to 305 meters (max roll diameter of 222.6mm), allowing for extended use without the need for frequent reloading. Click here to find out more about this Click here to find out more about this automatic water wctivated gummed tape dispenser.

Reinforced water activated gummed tape is the strongest, most heavy-duty option for box sealing applications. It has a durable and aggressive adhesive designed for secure and long-term bond. Regular gummed tape is also a heavy-duty tape but doesn’t have the tensile strength that reinforced tape does. The reinforcement strips ensures the boxes are securely sealed and protected during transit.

If you are looking for a regular packaging tape, we recommend PVC grade material. This tape has an aggressive natural rubber adhesive that is suitable to be applied in cool room temperatures. PVC printed tape is a popular heavy duty carton sealing tape.

Yes, tape made from paper is recyclable, making it environmentally friendly. While plastic sticky tapes must be removed from cardboard boxes before recycling, gummed paper tapes can remain, easing the recycling process.


A water activated tape dispenser is required for applying gummed tape, rather than regular tape dispensers. This is because gummed tape has a water activated adhesive that requires moisture to be applied to the tape for the adhesion to become sticky.