We have one of those and I'm confused about how it works. The platform is
on a spring/hinge so the top part by the blade dips, so you can't use much
pressure (I think that's supposed to help with thick books). And with the
book up against the backstop, the blade cuts about 1/8" above the book, so
you still don't get a nice finish.
I do like that the blade makes a clean cut rather than a zigzag tape
dispenser cut, and the platform is nice for holding the tape and measuring
how much tape you want (ish).
But maybe I'm just doing it wrong...
We use book tape with the taping system, but have been mostly using
laminate tape, since it's more forgiving if you need to reposition:
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On Fri, Jan 7, 2022 at 1:14 PM Danielle Fortin <[log in to unmask]>
> Is it the taping system applicator? FWIW, I find it easier to do the same
> steps by hand without the tape thingie.
> On Friday, January 7, 2022, Andrea DeBiase <
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> > We have a bone/folder but looking for the platform style tape dispenser
> > that had its own cutting blade...if they still make one!?
> > On 1/7/2022 11:56 AM, Andrea DeBiase wrote:
> >> We are going to start covering our paperbacks. Can someone please tell
> >> what the device is called to help with this process? I don't see it on
> >> Demco site.
> >> Thank you!
> >> Andrea
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> > Andrea DeBiase
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> Danielle Fortin, she/her
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