Masking tapes temporarily protect areas from painting, soldering, blasting, spraying, coating, plating, and polishing while these procedures are administered to nearby surfaces. The different carriers of masking tape for painting use for different application.
At present, there are mainly 6 different types of carrier on the market: Crepe paper masking tape, Washi paper masking tape, PE cloth masking tape, Cloth masking tape, PVC masking tape, PET masking tape
Multi-surface painters tape No.506 is a blue crepe paper tape with medium adhesion. It is a general painters tape for interior and exterior masking of multiple surfaces, such as glass, wood, metal, tiles, windows, floors, concrete, stucco.
PVC Fineline masking tape is a flexible, temperature resistant PVC tape with a rubber adhesive for a wide range of automotive design painting requirements.
PE cloth masking tape has PE laminated flat yarns weaved cloth carrier. It is light and soft carrier but more stretch-resistant. The flat yarns cloth easy tear by hand with linear fracture. PE cloth masking tape coating water based Acrylic adhesive. It is fairly Anti-solvent and Anti-UV, waterproof. Most of applications are masking building steel structure, bridge steel structure, granite exterior wall, ceramic tile, concrete.
Holding tape is a MOPP film coated with a natural rubber adhesive system. Designed for temporary holding of plastic parts, glass shelves and bins during transport of refrigerators and home appliances. Clean removal from many different substrates.
Cloth masking tape has spun rayon cloth carrier that similar to duct tape’s carrier. It is thick cloth backing with heavy duty Rubber adhesive. So most of Cloth masking tape similar to duct tape but adhesive free-residue. It is good tack for irregular surface such as granite exterior wall, ceramic tile, concrete.
Sandblast tape also is a heavy duty Cloth masking tape with a tough resistant cloth backing and a strong adhesive. This abrasive blasting tapes mask components during sandblasting, shotpeening, or other coarse-media finishing process. The thick rubber adhesive and backing provides wear resistance to covered areas.
PVC masking tape has a vinyl carrier, the backing has good conformable ability, as well as more flexible workability. The tape is also relatively cheap. Most of PVC masking tape use to masking the metal panels, Aluminum alloy door and window frames, glass.
Automotive masking tape No.3758 for use both water based and solvent based paints. It ideal for car paint masking, heat resistant and UV resistant.
Photographic Tape is black matte surface opaque paper tape. The crepe paper carrier’s backing do not reflect light. The adhesive layer removable without residual. It is used in general purpose camera applications, masking out unwanted portions of negatives, repairing camera bellows, sealing film envelopes and metal film containers.