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Anti-Slip Tape

Transform Your Toolbox with Heskins Ribbed Rubber Anti-Slip Tape

Keeping your tools and hardware organised and protected is essential for any DIY enthusiast or professional tradesperson. Introducing Heskins H3435 Ribbed Rubber Anti-Slip Tape, a versatile and practical solution to ensure your tools stay clean, undamaged, and securely in place. This blog post, will guide you on using ribbed rubber tape to line your toolbox, providing a clean and safe storage solution for your valuable equipment.

Before we delve into the steps, let’s first understand the benefits of ribbed rubber tape. Heskins H3435 Ribbed Rubber Anti-Slip Tape offers superior traction with its high coefficient of friction (CoF). The deep ribs on the tape’s surface provide excellent grip, preventing your tools from sliding and shifting during transportation or storage. By using ribbed rubber tape, you can protect your tools from scratches, dents, and other damage that can occur when they move around inside the toolbox.
Now, let’s get started on transforming your toolbox:

Step 1: Clean your toolbox with an alcohol-based cleaner To ensure proper adhesion of the ribbed rubber tape, it’s crucial to start with a clean surface. Use Heskins H3508 IPA Surface Cleaner, an alcohol-based cleaning fluid that effectively removes dirt, grease, and residues from the toolbox. This cleaner evaporates quickly, leaving a clean and dry surface ready for the next step.

Step 2: Measure the compartments you want to cover in your toolbox. Take a tape measure and carefully measure the dimensions of the compartments or areas in your toolbox that you wish to line with ribbed rubber tape. This step will help you determine the amount of tape you will need. At Heskins, we offer custom die cuts, so you can order the tape pre-cut to your required dimensions, saving you time and effort.

Step 3: Cut the ribbed rubber tape into the correct sizes. Using a sharp craft knife or utility knife, cut the ribbed rubber tape into the desired sizes based on your measurements. Take your time and cut slowly, as the material is thick and may require multiple passes to ensure a clean and precise cut. We recommend cutting through the back of the material, as it is easier to manoeuvre with a utility knife.

Step 4: Remove the backing and press the tape down. Once you have the ribbed rubber tape cut into the appropriate sizes, it’s time to apply it to the toolbox. Start by peeling a small portion of the backing paper off the tape and sticking it to the bottom of the toolbox. Then, with one hand, slowly remove more of the backing paper while pressing down on the tape with the other hand. This gradual approach ensures proper alignment and minimises the risk of air bubbles or creases.

Following these steps, you will have successfully lined your toolbox with H3435 Ribbed Rubber Anti-Slip Tape, creating a clean, organised, and safe storage space for your tools. The ribbed surface of the tape will securely hold your tools in place, preventing them from sliding and colliding with each other during transportation or storage.

While ribbed rubber tape is ideal for toolbox lining, its applications extend beyond tool organisation. Its versatility makes it suitable for various surfaces and environments where enhanced grip and protection are needed. Whether it’s providing extra traction on stairs, ramps, or walkways or securing objects in place on shelves or workbenches, ribbed rubber tape is a reliable solution.


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