As of 2016, directions for packaging tape dispensers are available at PackagingTapeInc.com, ESupplyStore.com and You Tube. ESupplyStore.com contains instructions for tape loading, tape usage and tension adjustment. PackagingTapeInc.com contains written instructions for tape loading in five steps and You Tube has an instructional video on how to load tape.
PackagingTapeInc.com provides numbered instructions on loading a hand-held packaging tape dispenser. ESupplyStore.com is a discount shipping supplies dealer that provides instructions in three short paragraphs. An approximately one minute You Tube video by Marty Metro, CEO of UsedCardboardBoxes.com, explains how to load a tape gun. Some tape gun manufacturers also have instructions on the labels or their websites.