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Matte gaffer tape is a single-faced adhesive tape of polyethylene (PE) laminated spun rayon cloth backing which is coated by rubber pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA). Matte gaffer tape is manufactured in many colors, including fluorescent and custom colors. This type of tape is often used for film & television production, and also use for theatre, concerts, live shows. So it’s also named Gaffers tape, Stage tape.

In Film Industry, Production crews in television, motion pictures, concerts, and live shows, use matte finish gaffers tape to fix cables, carpets and other short-term set-ups.

On stages, using black matt gaffer tape can provide black edges to tables, chairs, and other props. Matte finish gaffers tape can be used to hide cables from the view of the audience or camera; and soften clattering noises of shoes on stage. Matte gaffer tape is also used to fasten props on shelves in a moving set.

Gaffer Tape Features:

  • Has a matte backing to prevent light reflection;
  • Is designed for temporary adhesion applications;
  • Can be removed cleanly without damage or adhesive residue;
  • Available in a selection of colors to blend effortlessly into background.

Gaffer Tape Available Colors:

  • Matte Black
  • Matte White
  • Matte Red
  • Matte Yellow
  • Matte Silver / Matte Grey
  • Matte Blue
  • Matte Green
  • Matte Pink
  • Matte Orange
  • Matte Beige

Tape Roll Size:

25mm x 25m @60Rolls/Carton
50mm x 25m @30Rolls/Carton
1” x 18 yds @60 Rolls/Carton
2” x 18 yds @30 Rolls/Carton

Tape Technical Data:

Total thickness ( mm ) 0.3
Peel adhesion ( kg/25mm ) 0.8
Rewinding force ( kg/50mm ) 4
Tensile strength ( kg/25mm ) 16
Holding power ( 25mm x 25mm / 40℃ ) 60mins
Ball tack ( cm / Ball No. 20 ) 10
Temperature resistance 1h/℃ –35 / up to +90
Storage life ( 20℃ / 60% ) 12 months

Tape Structure:

Matte Gaffers Tape Structure