Utilizing Industrial Floor Tapes

Floor Marking Shapes around pallet

For many years, implementing a floor marking strategy in a facility is usually done with industrial floor paint. With developments in adhesive technology though, floor tapes are the ideal choice for marking floors. Industrial floor tapes are heavy duty tapes designed to survive industrial environments and make installation a breeze. These tapes are typically made from PVC material and with a low profile, thickness ranging between 0.02” and 0.15”, it won’t make walking surfaces uneven. …

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Floor Marking Best Practices

Floor markings are one of the most important forms of communication within an industrial work setting since they set the visual tone in all areas of the facility. Because floor marking is such an important aspect of communicating facility safety, it is essential to follow the industry best practices. Standardizing Colors Floor marking tape is available in many different colors. Unless your needs are unique, standardize. Colors should be consistent and understood throughout the facility, …

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5 Ways to Use Floor Tape in Your Facility

Piles of Floor Marking Tape

Floor markings are common in manufacturing or warehouse facilities coming in forms such as paint, floor stickers, floor tape, even virtual floor markings. Use floor marking for safety, efficiency, and organization. If you’re considering a floor marking project for your facility, have you considered all the options? Industrial floor paint might seem like the obvious answer, but floor tape is an easier, more cost-effective and longer lasting alternative. Benefits of using floor tape in lieu …

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Recommendations for Floor Tape Use

Assess your workplace & plan your system When you deploy floor tape in your facility, you’ll want to know you’ve chosen the right tape for your application. This means before doing anything else you should consider the traffic level of the areas in question, light conditions, where hazards and intersections are located, and anything else that could impact how well floor tape will function and what type you’ll need. Select tapes with the durability, width, …

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Types of Floor Marking Tape

The type of floor marking tape a business should use depends on the conditions of the workplace. For example, a warehouse with heavy pedestrian and forklift traffic would want a tape more durable than a facility without forklifts. Take a look at these options for floor marking tape: 5S Tape This economy vinyl tape is ideal for work environments that experience light traffic. It’s particularly helpful for 5S or Lean projects where people might mark …

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Floor Tape Applications

Floor marking tape has many functions in the workplace. Businesses use it to increase safety, assist with Lean or 5S efforts, and comply with OSHA regulations for things like aisle marking. Specifically, floor marking tape can be used to: Mark aisles in warehouses Mark the locations of pallets, bins, boxes, and other storage containers Mark the locations of equipment Mark where trash and recycling bins belong Create parking spaces for forklifts and other vehicles Create …

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