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The Better Pack® 333 Plus water-activated paper tape dispenser is rugged, reliable and is the world's #1 selling manual water-activated paper tape dispenser.

Companies and government agencies around

the world have chosen this rugged and easy-to-use manual water-activated paper tape dispenser over any other brand to solve their carton sealing needs. The Better Pack 333 Plus is built to last and is engineered to provide many years of consistent, reliable performance.

The Better Pack 333 is perfect for use in light- to medium-volume packaging areas and can be used with either reinforced or non-reinforced water-activated paper tape.

Environmentally Responsible

Reduce tape waste by dispensing exact amount needed

Only one strip of water-activated tape is needed for a secure, strong, environmentally friendly seal

Easy to Operate, Simple to Maintain

Large water reservoir means fewer refills and less downtime

Portable dispenser requires no electricity, moves easily from one packaging line to another

Quickly choose one of 15 preset tape lengths on clearly marked dial

Other Models Available:

Better Pack 333 with Top Heater

The Better Pack 333 Plus with the optional top heater model warms the water to activate the tape's adhesives, thereby optimizing the tape's integrity and bonding properties for a secure, strong seal. (electricity required)

Better Pack 333 Plus E-Z

This rugged, manual water-activated paper tape dispenser works exclusively with BP E-Z Pull Tab Tape to offer a unique, safe and secure method of opening a carton without the need for a box cutter or sharp object.


Dimensions: 19.5" L x 9.5" W x 12.5" H

(49.5 cm L x 24.1 cm W x 31.8 cm H)

Shipping Weight: 22 lbs. (10 kg)

Tape Roll Capacity:  1.5" to 3" wide (3.8 cm to 7.62 cm)

Up to 7.5" diameter (17.78 cm)

Up to 600' length roll (183 m)

Dispensing Length: 30" (76.2 cm) in a single handle stroke; unlimited with repeated handle strokes

Blades: Guillotine sheer blades

Water Brushes: 2 for consistent, uniform tape wetting

Water Bottle Capacity: 41 ounces (1.2 liters)

Electrical Requirements: None (optional Top Heater requires electrical power)

Warranty: 2 year parts, 6 months labor

Better Pack® 333 Plus

Manual Tape Dispenser

The Better Pack 500 Ink Jet System offers rugged and reliable performance of an easy-to-operate paper tape dispenser with the added power of an integrated ink jet printer. It gives you the ability to print directly on the paper tape as it is dispensed and the option to change the printed message as needed without changing ink pads.

Recommended for operations with medium to high volume packaging needs requiring printed tape with messages, dates, times or logos.

Ink Jet Kit

Better Pack® 500 I J

Electric Tape Dispenser

The Better Pack 555e Series is made for a fast-paced packaging environment. The series includes various models designed for the U.S. and international markets. In the U.S., there is the BP555eS and the BP555eSA. The difference between these two is the "A"which stands for the Automatic Tape Advance Feature. With the "A", once a piece of tape is removed from the dispenser, another automatically advances, thus enhancing productivity.

UL Approved and Listed for Over 50 Years

The Better Pack 555e Series dispensers were extensively tested and put through more than 1.5 million cycles without any defects. It is the only electronic water-activated tape dispenser in the industry that is UL Approved.

The following are a few of the safety features that have earned the Better Pack 555e Series exclusive UL Approval:

Thermal cutoff: prevents the motor from overheating after extensive, uninterrupted use.

Safety interlock switch: disables the cutting blade when the front cover is open—critical when loading tape or clearing debris from the tape path.

Low voltage heater, steel side frames, flame-retardant plastic, high grade solenoid link and zinc plated stainless steel parts: serious construction for the ultimate in user protection.

Click here to view the Certification Terms Quick Reference Guide. It easily explains what certifications such as UL, CE and CSA mean and which countries require them.

Features and Benefits

A color-coded keypad dispenses preset lengths of WAT, so there's no more awkward reaching and stretching around the box with a tape gun. SGS Tests 134992-1 and 149698 show that sealing cartons using the 555 requires less time than applying plastic tape with a hand gun. Adding the AMD automatic measuring device requires even less time. In fact, 28% less time!

A micro-processor based control system enhances reliability and allows the Better Pack 555eSA to be interfaced with PCs, printers, weighing scales, shipping systems, foot pedals and measuring devices to achieve the ultimate carton sealing solution

For ease of operation, improved "soft-touch" tactile feel and durable performance.

Stainless steel tape path and steel side frames for added strength and longevity.

Superior brush wetting system ensures proper activation and wetting of tape adhesive.

Fully electronic control system improves reliability and serviceability.

Programmable keys (BP555eSA) - Set tape lengths up to 120" depending on model increments. Tape length is adjustable (up or down) in 1/2" increments.

Random length key to allow tape to be dispensed at any length.

Large tape capacity- for fewer changeovers (1,000 Foot tape Roll.)

Extra heavy duty, self-oiling blade for superior, consistent cutting.

Steel frame construction covered with ABS plastic for strength, durability and impact resistance.

20% increase in motor power for longer life, cooler running and smoother operation.

Extra long (detachable) electrical cord for improved operator ease, comfort and safety.

Designed for easy mounting on work surfaces.

Larger water bottle capacity, for fewer refills and less down time.

Improved, adjustable top heater ensures superior tape adhesion and performance. Plus, it's thermostatically controlled and low voltage - for safe long life operation and permits for the use of an extensive variety of tapes.


AMD - (Automatic Measuring Device) interfaces with the "A" models. This accessory automatically measures a carton and dispenses the correct amount of tape every time. It greatly increases productivity and savings while decreasing tape waste.

Click here to View the AMD Demo Video.

Tape Aerial - Creases moistened tape as it is dispensed for instant, trouble-free application. Center tape scoring permits accurate placement assuring equal tape coverage on package flaps for optimum sealing strength.

Click here to View the Tape Aerial Demo Video.

CodeTaper - Imprints the tape with your custom message as the tape is being dispensed. Improves productivity and reduces costs by eliminating manual marking, stenciling and stamping of packages. Identifies merchandise. Helps to discourage pilferage in transit.

Specifications(Based on BP555es/eSA)

Size: 20" x 12.5"W x 12" H (51 x 32 x 30 cm)

Dispensing Speed: Up to 45" per second (114 cm)

Water Bottle Capacity: 47 ounces

Shipping Weight: 32 lbs. (15 kg)

Power Requirements: 115 volts, 60 Hz, 5 amps; UL listed, CSA (CUL) Tape Width: 1 *" to 3"W (3.8 to 7.7cm)

Maximum Roll Size: Up to 1000 ft. of tape; up to 10" diameter roll (25cm)

Maximum Roll Size: Up to 1000 ft. of tape; up to 10" diameter roll (25cm)

Warranty: 2 years parts, 6 months labor

Better Pack® 555e

Electric Tape Dispenser




BETTER PACK Gummed Tape Dispensers

High resolution ink jet printer, 300 dpi

Ink cartridge system...no more ink spills!

Ability to purchase entire system or individual components

Ink Jet powered by Hewlett Packard

Software Options: Basic or Premium Software

Basic Software Features

Print up to 3 logos in either one line mode or two line mode

Variable character heights: One line in 1/2" or two lines in 7/32"

Message length: 24 characters 1/2" height, 48 characters of 7/32" (24 per line)

Programmable line speed, print direction and print delay

Inter-character spacing

Inverted printing

Multiple language prompts: English and Spanish

Premium Software Features

Includes all of the Basic Software features

Message storage of up to 99 messages

Automatic rollover of expiration dates—program up to 999 days and the printer automatically advances the date

Automatic message repeat

Password protection to prevent unauthorized controller use

Extended message length: 48 characters for 1/2" or 96 characters for 7/32"

Variable time and date formats

Sequential numbering

Shift coding allows the user to print a number or character to identify each shift of the day

Product counter adds the ability to count the number of products printed within a programmed time period

Complete Ink Jet System Includes:

Controller with 4 line x 16 character LCD tactile keypad for message entry

High resolution print head module with complete mounting bracket

Better Pack 500IJ electric paper tape dispenser

Data Flash Card (included with Premium Software Package only)

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