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GPS Tape for Organizing Tools

Paul Akers discusses FastCap’s GPS Tape which allows you to quickly identify tools by department or area. It’s made from vinyl, but it’s very thin which makes it easy to tear off and allows it to conform wrap and not come undone.

For more information on FastCap’s GPS Tape, visit our website.

FastCap’s Label System

Paul responds to questions from his Home Shop video (https://youtu.be/TG6QMFexLwg) providing more information about FastCap Labels.

For more information on these products, go to these links:
Erasable Kaizen Labels
Fastcaps (various sized labels)

Need a flexible workstation?

Fastpipe is a flexible and efficient system to make any cart, desk or workstation to your exact specifications. Any height, width or depth, whatever you can imagine you can build. The fittings and the pipes are 100% reusable with plenty of options to choose from. It is a steel pipe with PVC coating.

Need to mark safe distance from machinery?

The EZ-Stripe makes organization clean and easy. Use it to mark pathways for foot traffic, to indicated safe distances from potentially dangerous machines, or to maintain visual control in the workplace.

Do you use rapid prototyping?

Gary LeClerc, of Renew Furniture, sent us this video showing how they experimented making a drying rack using FastCap’s FastPipe.

For more information on FastCap’s FastPipe, visit our website.

Drying Rack Pt 1

Drying Rack Pt 2

FastPipe Assembly Tool

Paul Akers demonstrated FastCap’s Fastpipe Assemble Tool. It’s magnetic and helps hold your fasteners in place. Assembling our Fastpipe just got easier!

For more information on FastCap’s Fastpipe, visit our website.

Need to cut corners?

kaizen-knife-1200x1200Fastcap’s Kaizen Knife is the little brother to the TriBlade Utility Knife. Its unique design works great for cutting Kaizen Foam, and it includes a box cutter for tape and plastic. Now you will never be without a sharp knife.  Also check out our Kaizen Foam Hot Knife for more precise work.

Tina’s Teeny-Weeny Pack Knife

tinas-teeny-weeny-pack-knife-640x480Tina’s Teeny-Weeny Pack Knife allows you to open pesky plastic packages and boxes with ease. Just extend the blade one click and you can open plastic clamshells without damaging the product inside. The built-in tape cutter allows you to open and break down cardboard boxes without using the blade. When you’re not using it, the built-in magnet allows you to store it on your refrigerator so it’s always within reach. Makes a great stocking stuffer!


The EZ-Stripe provides strong visual control in the workplace.


Kaizen Foam Tips

Brian Way, of BP Way, sent us this video showing some great Kaizen Foam Tips.

For more information on these FastCap products, go to these links:
Kaizen Foam
Kaizen Knife
Long Nose Maker