What is embossing tape?

Editor:Haining Hongkai Technology Co., Ltd. │ Release Time:2023-11-23 

Embossing tape is a less common type of adhesive tape that is typically used for labeling and decoration purposes. It features raised or textured designs or text on the tape surface, creating a visually and tactilely appealing effect. It is suitable for use on various surfaces, including PET rolls, making it an excellent choice for PET roll applications.

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Manufacturing process of embossing tape:

Composition of embossing tape:

Embossing tape is composed of a layer of polyester film or paper material, which provides the basic support and stability of the tape.

Adhesive layer: A coating of adhesive is applied to the backing for tape adhesion.

Embossed pattern layer: Located on the backing, it is typically made of a soft polyurethane or PVC material with raised or textured patterns or text.


Characteristics and applications of embossing tape:

Embossing tape offers excellent visual effects, allowing for the creation of various raised textures and enhancing product recognition. It is durable, with excellent resistance to wear, water, and chemicals, maintaining pattern clarity and quality in different environments. Additionally, embossing tape can be customized in terms of size and appearance.


Embossing tape finds application in various fields, including:


1. Identification and branding: It can be used to create unique product labels, logos, and emblems, increasing brand recognition and promotional impact.

2. Packaging and decoration: It enhances the appearance and value of packaging boxes, gift boxes, wine bottles, cosmetic containers, etc.

3. Arts and crafts and DIY projects: It adds interest and personality to crafts, cards, albums, manuals, etc.

4. Automotive and aerospace industries: It is used for labeling and decoration in automotive interiors, aircraft dashboards, buttons, etc., meeting high aesthetic and quality requirements.

5. Electronic products: It decorates and provides indications for panels, buttons, and labels on electronic products.

6. Interior decoration: It adds personality and artistic touch to wall decorations, furniture surfaces, door and window frames, etc.

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What material is embossed tape made of?

Embossing tape is made up of various materials, including backing materials, adhesive, and embossed pattern layers. The required tape materials will be described in detail below.

Backing materials:


- Polyester film: Polyester film is a transparent, flexible, and durable material commonly used as the backing for embossing tape. It offers good chemical resistance and heat resistance.

- Paper material: Some embossing tapes use paper material as the backing, providing basic support and stability. Paper backings are generally more prone to tearing compared to polyester film but are more cost-effective.



- Pressure-sensitive adhesive: Embossing tape typically uses pressure-sensitive adhesive as the adhesive layer, allowing it to quickly adhere to the target surface upon applying pressure. Pressure-sensitive adhesives offer good adhesion and removability.

- Acrylic adhesive: Acrylic adhesives are commonly used as pressure-sensitive adhesives in embossing tape. They provide good adhesion and chemical resistance.

Embossed pattern layer:


- Polyurethane (PU) material: Polyurethane is a soft and abrasion-resistant material often used for creating embossed pattern layers. It offers good elasticity and the ability to form raised or textured patterns.

- Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) material: PVC is also frequently used for creating embossed pattern layers. It has good durability and plasticity, allowing for the production of various intricate embossed patterns.