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Waterproofing a Tent using Seam Sealing Tape

Camping is one of the favourite outdoor adventures of so many enthusiasts who want to explore nature. Feeling warm and cozy in a tent while listening to nature all around.

But all too often, that wonder can turn to despair as the rain comes down. And this is where properly seam sealed tent linings are so important.

No matter what type of tent you have, if you want to ensure that water does not come in through the seams, then you need to have it seam sealed.

seam sealing tape for tents

Seam sealing tape acts as a barrier to protect the vulnerable points of a tent that have been stitched through with thread seams. The use of seam sealing tape makes tent tarps, awnings and panels completely waterproof.

Seam sealing tape is commonly applied to a tent during the manufacturing process and this is where Ardmel comes in.

We are a global leader in the manufacturing of seam sealing machines and the seam sealing tape that they use. At Ardmel, we provide a one-stop shop for all seam joining technology and we mean that literally. We manufacture a range of seam sealing machines as well as the seam sealing tapes. All of which are designed to meet the requirements of our customers.

Our unique concept to supply not only our vast range of seam tapes and adhesives but also the machinery and the techniques to advise our customers on their production processes and continually improve their efficiencies.

Our technical team can take you from the initial stages of your product through to final manufacture, providing support at every step. Whether you are in the very first stages of designing your product and need assistance with identifying the best way forward, have your product ready but need support in choosing the most suitable tape or adhesive, or have a final product but need more efficient machinery to help you complete your vision, we’re here to help guide you through the process.


Seam Sealing Tape is simply an adhesive tape that is used on seams of clothing and other manufacturered products to prevent humidity and water penetration whilst adding strength to the products seam joint.

There are three main types of seam sealing tapes used in manufacturing and garments. 1 Layer, 2 Layer and 3 Layer Tapes.

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If you would like to know more about our seam sealing machine and tape range and how it can benefit your tent manufacturing range, please contact our Global Head Office today.

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