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FAQ's about the Gorilla Tape

Q. What's the difference between Gorilla Tape and regular duct tape?

A. We took ordinary duct tape and made it better. We made it twice as thick and used 2 to 3 times the amount of rubber-based adhesive.

Q. Does Gorilla Tape use Gorilla Glue as the adhesive?

A. No, they are two different adhesives. Gorilla Glue is a polyurethane glue, and the adhesive used on Gorilla Tape has been specially formulated for tape.

Q. Are there different grades of Gorilla Tape?

A. No. We have one uniquely strong, long-lasting formula.

Q. Is Gorilla Tape waterproof?

A. We've found that Gorilla Tape will last much longer than regular duct tape when it comes in contact with moisture. Make sure the surface is dry before you apply the tape, and we're sure you'll find this out for yourself.

Q.Who should buy Gorilla Tape?

A. Anyone who wants a quality tape that will last longer and holds stronger.

  1. Do-it-yourselfers who know their labor justifies the use of better tools and materials.
  2. Professionals who know quality materials affect a business's reputation.
  3. The "just-give-me-the-best" kind of person – someone with demanding applications or where re-taping is difficult.

Q. Does it come in other colors?

A. It only comes in black and is not double-sided.

Q. Will Gorilla Tape work on rough surfaces?

A. Definitely. Gorilla Tape is designed to stick to rough surfaces, including wood, stucco, plaster, brick, and metal. Gorilla Tape is manufactured with a highly concentrated rubber-based adhesive that is twice as thick as traditional duct tape. The result is a tape that fills gaps and penetrates rough surfaces. It is important to clean the surface and brush off any loose particles and dirt before applying Gorilla Tape.

Q. Can it be used instead of electrical tape?

A. Gorilla Tape should not be used as electrical tape.

Q. How do I use Gorilla Tape?

A. Surfaces should be clean and dust-free. We recommend rubbing the tape on the surface. This will help achieve a better bond.

Q. Can I remove Gorilla Tape?

A. Gorilla Tape can be removed, but with some difficulty, and it may leave some residue. We recommend using the tape as a blotter to remove any excess residue.

Q. Can I tear Gorilla tape by hand?

A. Yes, but not as easily as lesser tapes. You'll need a good grip.

Q. How do I store Gorilla Tape?

A. Store Gorilla Tape in a cool, dry place to retain adhesive quality. Keep out of direct sunlight. Try storing the tape vertically (rather than flat) on a hook or wax paper. If you have multiple rolls, keep your excess supply wrapped until they're needed.

Q. What temperature range does Gorilla Tape require?

A. Gorilla Tape works best at temperatures above 32F (0C). For best results, always apply the tape at room temperature.

Q. Does freezing/thawing affect Gorilla Tape?

A. No, if Gorilla Tape freezes, it will work fine once it returns to room temperature.

Title: FAQ's about the Gorilla Tape
Description: What’s the difference between Gorilla Tape and regular duct tape?
Published: 6/6/2008
Last Edited: 1/4/2023
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