Xtreme New Hippo Tapes Range

Tembé DIY & Building Products  are excited to announce the arrival of Hippo Ultimate Power Xtreme Tape™ and the first set of Hippo products to feature a brand new pack design created around Hippo Bigger, Better Performance.

 New Packaging

Working in association with creative agency 438 Marketing a new Hippo immerging from water character has been thoughtfully created to communicate the key traits of the Hippo brand – strength, power and dependable high quality. It will feature prominently on all Hippo products as part of full pack redesigns that to bring a fresh new look to the popular trade brand. Starting with the tapes category the new look will be rolled out to all products across the brand portfolio during the next 6 months.

New Products

The Hippo tapes range has been expanded with the addition of three new products Hippo Xtreme Tape™, Hippo High Performance 14 Day Masking Tape and Hippo Advanced Pipe Repair Tape.

Hippo Xtreme Tape is a strong, versatile and durable all purpose tape that can be relied on to perform even when exposed to extreme environmental conditions. It has a polyethylene composition that is stronger and 50% thicker than standard builders tapes. It will not go brittle in low temperatures and features a serrated edge to make tearing off precise amounts by hand really easy. Available from launch in blue Hippo Xtreme Tape rolls are 50mm wide by 33 metres long with a recommended retail price of £8.99

Hippo High Performance 14 Day Masking Tape is a UV resistant tape ideal for use on window frames and areas exposed to direct sunlight. It can be used on multiple surfaces like wood, glass and metal, unwinds smoothly, sticks firmly and can be removed cleanly with no paint bleed through up to 14 days. Rolls are 38mm wide and 50 metres long.

Hippo Advanced Pipe Repair Tape is a self-amalgamating rapid rescue tape suitable for all types of pipe including copper, plastic and hosepipes. It can create a permanent, waterproof and airtight seal even under pressure up to 11 bar. Rolls are 25mm wide and 4.5 metres long.

Hippo can now boast a first class range of tapes designed for professionals and covering all tasks. The comprehensive range includes good, better and best products for paint masking, barrier & anti slip protection, electrical work, plumbing, heating & ventilation projects, all weather repair, packaging and all-purpose heavy duty tapes.

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