Drywall Tape Size Compatibility

Choosing the Right Size for Your Auto Taper

Author:
Sean McCarthy
August 11, 2020
Choosing the right type and size of drywall tape is a simple, yet crucial step to running your automatic taper like a pro. We get asked all of the time, “What size tape do most tapers take?”, so here it is...

Compatible Drywall Tape Sizing

While it is always best to check with the manufacturer of the drywall taping tool, these sizes are compatible with most tapers including the LEVEL5 Tools auto taper:

  • Spool length:: 250-500” (75-150m)
  • Tape width: 2 1/16“ to 2 ⅛ “ 

How To Tell If The Tape Is The Wrong Size

Here's how to tell:

  1. The tape holder assembly won’t close if the roll is too large.
  2. The tape might start jamming if the tape width is too small.
  3. The tape won’t fit into the tape guide of it is too wide. 

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