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Adhesive tape is available in a wide variety of styles, including duct, electrical, painters, packaging, and high temperature tape. Typically adhered to a surface with one or both sides, tapes may be self-adhering, be pressure sensitive, or have an adhesive strip with a removable paper or plastic backing. Self adhesive tape products, usually made from rubber-based materials, cling to themselves and can stretch and seal around objects without an adhesive. Pressure sensitive and adhesive strip tapes, also known as sticky tape, have both a material backing and an adhesive. Double sided adhesive tape includes adhesive on each side of the product for heat transfer, sealing, or shock resistance, among other applications. Backing materials range from polyester and vinyl to cloth and foam. Tape adhesive material also varies, with acrylic and silicone as the most common types. Width and thickness for adhesive tape is usually listed in inches but may be measured in millimeters or mils. Length is typically measured in yards.