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3M Box Sealing Tapes

The full job of a package is containment, protection and communication. The right tapes and other accessories can help your packages get to your customers intact.

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Consistent, reliable packaging tape for all markets

A single inventive way of solving a customer’s problem more than 90 years ago led to a breakthrough that became known as “Scotch® Tape”; an invention that changed the world. Today, the curious minds at 3M continue to maintain the legacy of the original Scotch® Tape by meeting customer needs everyday and never compromising on performance.


A variety of packing tape available for your operation

Reliable performance proven over time has formed a bond of trust with Scotch® Tape. This is why it remains the number one brand for packaging, bundling, reinforcing solutions and more. At 3M, we stake our reputation on delivering the very best, most reliable tapes every day so you can trust Scotch® Tape to protect your reputation, as well.

  • Acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesives applied to a tape backing provide excellent adhesion over a broad range of temperatures and substrates.

  • A hot melt synthetic rubber adhesive is applied to a tape backing so that when it cools it makes an excellent quick-stick adhesive with good hold for recycled corrugate.

  • When moistened, the cornstarch-based adhesive interacts with porous surfaces to form a powerful bond that shows immediately if tampered with before delivery.

  • Engineered to meet virtually any box closing, palletizing, strapping, bundling and reinforcing challenge.

  • Splicing and bundling tapes with high-temp versions for processes that have a bake cycle, suitable for hand tearing or machine dispensing.

  • Designed for excellent handling and quick stick to a variety of substrates as well as easy opening when used as a closure.


Featured Products

  • Image of a roll of Scotch® High Tack Box Sealing Tape 375+, designed for heavy-weight materials

    This industrial-grade packing tape securely closes a wide variety of heavy-weight boxes.  Provides a tamper-evident seal with high strength and durability in tough environments so your boxes will stay closed throughout the supply chain no matter the percentage of recycled content — even in cold temperatures. Designed specifically for flexibility and conformability under stress, it is ideal for food and beverage, electronics, fulfillment and eCommerce. It offers good edge tear and split resistance and meets FDA guidelines for indirect food contact. It offers quick stick to a variety of surfaces and resists abrasion, moisture and scuffing. Easy to dispense manually or with 3M-Matic™ case sealers.

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    Download the Scotch® High Tack Box Sealing Tape 375+ Brochure (PDF, 1.06 MB)

  •  Image of a roll of Scotch® High Tack Box Sealing Tape 371+, designed for flexibility and conformability

    This industrial-grade packing tape closes a wide variety of boxes and materials including recycled corrugate, fiberboard and liner paper. Designed specifically for flexibility and conformability to seal edges and rough surfaces, this hot melt tape also offers quick stick to a variety of surfaces and resists abrasion, moisture and scuffing. Easy to dispense manually or with 3M-Matic™ case sealers.

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    Download the Scotch® High Tack Box Sealing Tape 371+ Brochure (PDF, 3.43 MB)

  • Image  of a roll of Scotch® Box Sealing Tape 311+, designed for cold-temperature application

    This is a high performance industrial packaging tape for box sealing, splicing, recouperage and other demanding packaging applications. Offering reliable performance over broad temperature ranges, it was specifically engineered to provide excellent adhesion and durability for boxes that are commonly exposed to shipping hazards and cold temperatures. It adheres to highly recycled corrugated fiberboard boxes, offers quick stick to a variety of surfaces and resists abrasion, moisture and scuffing. Easy to dispense manually or with 3M-Matic™ case sealers.

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Other Packaging Solutions

  • Hand-held tape dispensers are an essential tool wherever products are processed, repackaged or prepared for distribution, including warehouses, industrial plants, e-commerce shipping operations and retail distribution outlets. 3M box-sealing products can be found in a weight and size for nearly every production requirement.

  • Streamline your operations, maximize productivity and improve taping quality with 3M™ AccuGlide™ Taping Heads – no matter what brand of case sealer you own. The patented curvilinear design applies tape securely with low impact to help protect even lightweight cartons and contents.


  • Image of a hand-held tape gun sealing a box with a Scotch® box sealing tape
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    Help lower packaging costs, increase throughput and accelerate ROI with a winning combination from the industry leader. When you sign up for a 3M Systems Tape Agreement, you can receive cash rebates, free parts or free tape heads for your case sealers.

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