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Different Types Of Brother TZ Tapes

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Brother TZ tapes are compatible with the P-Touch line of printers, designed for use indoors, outdoors or in any sector from the home to industrial.

Difference Between Brother TZ and TZe Tapes?

When looking at the Brother TZ label range, most users ask, “What is the difference between TZ and TZe tapes?” The answer is more straightforward than you think. TZe tapes are a more environmentally friendly version of the TZ tape, containing 5% recycled plastic, smaller packaging and an energy-efficient ribbon. Combining these allows a 15% reduction in the total plastic weight, per cartridge. TZe tapes can be used instead of TZ tapes, with no difference in performance, or print quality.


Brother TZ Tape Laminated

Laminated is the most common finish of Brother TZ tapes for use in their P-Touch label makers. They have a gloss finish, which protects the print against weather, elements and abrasion.

Key Features

  • Laminated
  • Durable
  • Colour & Size Variety
  • Easy Peel

Common Uses:

  • Office Labelling
  • Home Organization
  • Industrial applications
  • Cable and Wire Marking
  • Retail & Business


Brother TZ Tape Non-Laminated

Brother non-laminated TZ tapes (or TZe) are distinct from the laminated versions in a few ways. They don’t have a protective layer over the top, which makes them less durable. However, it does remove the glossy shine. Non-laminated tapes would not be recommended for use outdoors either, as exposure to the elements is more likely to cause damage.

Key Features

  • Affordable
  • Clear To Read
  • No Gloss Finish

Common Uses:

  • Office Organization
  • Home Organization
  • Food Jars
  • Retail
  • Crafting

Heatshrink TZ/Tze Tapes

Brother Heatshrink Tubing

Brother Heatshrink TZ tapes (Or HSe tubes) are a type of label made from heat-shrinkable tubing, designed to label wiring, cables and other cylindrical items. However, for these tubes to shrink, they need heating from a “Heat gun”

Key Features:

  • Clear & Long Lasting
  • Durable
  • Easy Cable Management

Common Uses

  • Electrical Identification
  • Cable Management

Strong Adhesive TZ/Tze Tapes

Brother Strong Adhesive TZ Tape

Brother Strong-Adhesive TZ  or TZe tapes are durable, long-lasting tapes known for having a stronger adhesive for use on rough, textured or uneven surfaces.

Key Features:

  • Strong Adhesion To All Surfaces
  • Incredibly Durable
  • Versatile

Common Uses:

  • Warehousing
  • Workshops
  • Outdoor Use


Brother TZ tapes are one of the most versatile label types available, whether you’re printing indoors for office management, outdoors for garden labels, or an electrician looking to keep their work manageable or making tamper-proof security tags, there’s a Brother TZ tape which will print what you need with ease.

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