Secure Your Packages Like a Pro: A Step-by-Step Guide to Tamper Evident Box Tape

How to use tamper evident box tape

Secure Your Packages Like a Pro: A Step-by-Step Guide to Tamper Evident Box Tape

Whether you’re a small business owner shipping precious products or simply someone concerned about package security, tamper-evident box tape is your new best friend. This handy tape leaves a clear “tampered” message if someone tries to peek inside, deterring theft and adding an extra layer of peace of mind. But with various options available, how do you choose and use them effectively? Worry not, security champions! This step-by-step guide will walk you through the process, from customization to application.

Step 1: Choose Your Tape

Not all tamper-evident tapes are created equal. Here are the main types to consider:

  • Paper Based: 0 Plastic is fully recyclable and designed to keep plastic out of the supply chain
  • Filmic Based: Our original world leading tamper evident tape, when you need the strength of traditional tamper evidence

Step 2: Customization Station (Optional)

Want to stand out? Fully customise your tamper-evident box tape inside out to make it impossible to replicate!

Take your pick from 

  • Sequential numbers
  • Barcodes
  • QR codes 
  • Logos 
  • Void message 
  • Holograms 
  • Security cuts
  • Perforations

And so much more!

Step 3: Prepare for Action

Gather your supplies:

  • Tamper evident tape: Choose the right type and size for your needs.
  • Scissors or dispenser: Make application smoother.
  • Clean, dry surface: Ensure your box is free of dust and moisture for optimal adhesion.

Step 4: Sealing Time!

  1. Close your box securely. Make sure flaps are aligned and edges meet properly.
  2. Apply a strip of tape across the seam. Start at one end and press firmly, ensuring an even application.
  3. Overlap the tape onto the opposite side of the box. Create a continuous seal across the opening.

Step 5: Tamper-Proofing Complete!

Congratulations! Your package is now sealed with a clear message: “Mess with me, and it’ll be obvious.”

Bonus Tips:

  • Take photos of your sealed package for documentation purposes (or start to incorporate Dual Number Tabs).
  • Store unused tape in a cool, dry place to maintain its adhesive properties.

By following these steps, you can ensure your packages arrive at their destination untouched and secure. Remember, even a simple layer of tamper-evident tape can deter tampering and give you peace of mind. So, seal and ship with confidence!

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