- Application:Buff tape is just another name for the buff packaging tape, which usually has a color in buff or tan. HSTM buff tape resembles the natural color of the carton, so when you apply the tape on the box, it will give you a uniform color throughout carton. Due to the buff color of tape, it usually gives a misconception of more tackier tape, in reality clear tape is a tackier tape due to non color paste combination to the adhesive.Buff tape is mainly used to seal boxes by hand or through carton sealing machine. HSTM provide various types of buff color tape, from water acrylic, hot melt, solvent acrylic and natural rubber solvent. With the full range of buff tape, you can easily find one that fit your own demand.