When starting out with automatic drywall taping tools, it's important to know about not only the tools themselves but the materials compatible with their use. Here is a short explanation to compatible drywall tape types for auto tapers.
Some of the most common questions finishers ask us before ordering their LEVEL5 auto tapers are, “What types of drywall tape can I run with the taper?” and “Do they take FibaFuse™ or paper tape? What about fiberglass, adhesive, etc?”. Well here’s your answer:
Although paper and mesh tapes work like a dream in most tapers, unfortunately, their mechanisms do not allow for compatibility with fiberglass screen and adhesive tapes. Despite these slight limitations, the productivity increase that users report is huge when compared to hand taping. If you have any questions, get in touch! We’re always more than happy to help.
The LEVEL5 automatic taper features a tape roll holder that can accept rolls up to 500ft in length.
LEVEL5’s automatic taper is preset at the factory for use with paper tape. If your preference is to use FibaFuse™, you may need to adjust the advancement needle slightly so that the mesh advances smoothly. If you have any questions, you are welcome to get in touch with one of our super helpful techs who you can reach directly at 1.866.562.4229. For less urgent matters or just to connect, find us on Instagram and Facebook. Make sure to also subscribe to our YouTube channel for the latest in video series and announcements from LEVEL5 Tools.
If you live in the continental United States, LEVEL5 Tools will cover the shipping costs if you spend $150 or more!
All US-address destined orders will be shipped via our choice of UPS Ground or FEDEX Ground, unless otherwise requested. Delivery times vary between 1 to 5 business days. The "Continental United States" refers to the 48 contiguous states and the District of Columbia, but excludes Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico or the other U.S. territories and military posts.
All merchandise destined for outside the Continental US will be shipped the best way via air or ocean. Rates and delivery times for international parcel shipment will vary. The customer is responsible for the freight charges and all invoices are repaid before shipment.
Your order may be subject to import duties, taxes, broker fees, and customs processing fees. If this is the case, your order will arrive with a customs invoice either attached to the merchandise. These charges are your responsibility. Level 5 is unable to estimate the levies charged on international shipments
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