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Scotch® Paint Masking Tape 231/231A

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  • 3M 231/231A

    Scotch® Paint Masking Tape 231/231A is a premium high performance crepe paper masking tape designed to perform well in most industrial painting situations, including the use of bake cycles. This smooth to the touch masking tape, embodies all the features that are desirable of a paint masking tape and designed specifically for the professional painter. Scotch® Paint Masking Tape 231/231A is a rubber adhesive with instant adhesion that sticks easily and allows fast application. Idea for good holding power that resists lifting or curling that helps reduce rework. Superior adhesive transfer resistance with clean removal. Smooth mini-crepe backing results in excellent surface contact with very secure holding. Provides excellent conformability and easy handling that reduces time involved in application. The backing is solvent and moisture resistant that helps reduce bleed-through. The backing has good dead stretch for minimal recovery. Ideal for easy to tear backing aids in handling, yet strong enough to resist slivering giving one piece removal. Special backside treatment gives a balanced unwind. Paint flake resistance that reduces rework due to contamination, results in a quality paint job. Can be certified for ASTM-D6123/D6123M97. Replaces obsolete PPP-T-42C, Type 1, (CID-A-A-883A).

    Natural colored, 7.6 mil (0.19 mm) smooth crepe paper tape with rubber adhesive. Designed to perform well in most industrial painting situations, including the use of bake cycles up to 300°F (149C). Well suited for painting on automobiles, aircraft, trucks, boats, and fabricated parts. Unique balance of rubber adhesive and treated backing provides a high degree of resistance to tearing or slivering on removal. Good holding power resists lifting or curling that helps reduce rework. Excellent conformability and easy handling reduces time involved in application. Can be qualified to meet ASTM D6123/D6123M-97 (2003).

    Features: 

    • Easy tear, pressure sensitive
    • Heavy thickness crepe paper backing for good paint lines.
    • Natural rubber adhesive for good instant adhesion.

    Typical Applications: 

    • Sealing, holding, bundling, reinforcing, identifying, tabbing, wrapping, paint masking, splicing and protecting.
    • Transportation, aerospace, automotive, commercial vehicle, RV, bus, truck, ship yards, military, metal working, furniture, electronics, solar, trailer manufacturing and woodworking.
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