Where Can I Find Gaffer Tape In South Africa

What is a Gaffer Tape?

Gaffer tape is a heavy cotton cloth pressure-sensitive tape with strong adhesive and tensile properties. It is widely used in theatre, photography, film, radio and television production, and industrial staging work.

Where Can I Find Gaffer Tape In South Africa?

Bidvest Buffalo Tapes (Pty) Ltd

Address: 44 Forge Rd, Spartan, Kempton Park, 1619, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 4:30 pm

Phone: +27 11 281 2600


Address: ENTRANCE 4 | SUNRISE BUILDING, 75 Morningside St, Ndabeni, Cape Town, 7405, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 5 pm

Phone: +27 21 462 6933


Address: 322 Garsfontein Rd, Waterkloof Glen, Pretoria, 0181, South Africa

Areas served: South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 5:30 pm

Phone: +27 12 348 3693

Is gaffer tape expensive?

The reason for the high price of the gaffers tape is that the cloth backing material and the adhesive layer require a special process. The gaffers tape is made with a coated cloth backing and a rubber-based adhesion system.

What is gaffer tape used for?

A common application for gaffer tape is securing cables to a stage floor, podium, or other surface, either for safety or concealment.

It is also frequently used whenever a quick ad hoc fix is required, from temporarily attaching fixtures or props, to salvaging a broken piece of production equipment.