Shin pad tape is a very specialized product for hockey players. No other product for securing shin pads or other equipment is as reliable or can offer the player a tailored fit and feel. The elastic properties of the backing offer players‚Äö√Ñ√¥ confidence that pads won‚Äö√Ñ√¥t slip out of place while allowing for the expansion and contraction of muscles and reducing the risk of restricted blood circulation when they play. Comp-o-stik‚Äö√ë¬¢ shin pad tape features; A thick and durable elasticized polyethylene backing (Available in clear) An aggressive and transparent adhesive system Combined they create a clean and clear product that doesn‚Äö√Ñ√¥t detract from your uniforms‚Äö√Ñ√¥ appearance What it means to you the hockey player The thick and durable polyethylene backing is specially made to offer the critical elastic properties that allow the muscles to work while keeping the equipment snug and securely in place. The adhesive itself is made to stick well to a variety of surfaces so you can use it directly on your pads, over your socks or both. No matter where you apply it you can count on Comp-o-stik‚Äö√ë¬¢ shin pad tape to maintain the same fit and feel on ice as you had when you put it on in the dressing room. Comp-o-stik‚Äö√ë¬¢ shin pad tape is thicker and stronger than competitive products. That means the tape won‚Äö√Ñ√¥t break when you don‚Äö√Ñ√¥t want it to.