Masking Tapes

Masking tapes also known as painters tape is typically used to temporarily shield areas that you want protection from during a variety of preparation or finishing processes. Masking tapes use a lower strength adhesive on the tape face allowing you to remove the tape after use with minimal effort whilst leaving no tape residue on the surface. You can learn more in our complete guide to masking tape. It's easy to tear feature means that these tapes can be torn and applied to whatever is needed for example... you can easily shield or mask off any unwanted painting areas whilst undergoing your kitchen renovation.

What kind of masking tape do I need?

Tapes come in a range of materials, most commonly tapes use paper backing but can also use polyester, PVC and even aluminium foil. The type of masking material in the product will provide different protection depending on the work or process being carried out. Along with a choice in tape backing material, a range of adhesive materials such as acrylic, rubber and silicone are available to suit each masking application.

Available in different colours, widths and lengths, masking tapes can be used during painting both with a brush or roller as well as spray painting. Tapes can also be used while preparing a piece for painting or coating and is easy to tear, apply and remove.

Masking tape’s adhesive determines where the tape is best applied:

  • Rubber-based adhesive material generally delivers the best adhesion but has the lowest temperature resistance.
  • Acrylic-based adhesive material can be used at a wide temperature range.
  • Silicone-based adhesive material can be used at the highest temperature range.

Speciality tapes

There is a range of speciality masking tapes suitable for more specific applications. These tapes usually boast particular qualities that enable them to work in more extreme environments. Heat resistant foil masking tapes can be suitable for use in hot zones as well as being used in conjunction with a flame.

Other higher strength tapes use stronger, thicker backing material that can be subjected to abrasives such as sandblasting.

What applications are masking tape's used in?

Masking tapes are applicable in a variety of different uses such as:

  • Marking sensitive and critical surfaces,
  • Indoor paintwork,
  • Wallpapering,
  • Fitting doors.

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RS Stock No. 903-1432
Mfr. Part No.401E36
Brand3M
TWD286.00
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Paper Rubber 36mm 50m SCOTCH 401E 0.16mm Brown
RS Stock No. 832-6296
Mfr. Part No.HB 854A 19mm x 66m
BrandHi-Bond
TWD497.00
Each
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Polyester Film Silicone 19mm 66m HB 854A 0.1mm Clear
RS Stock No. 763-9034
Mfr. Part No.4668 33mx50mm
BrandTesa
TWD405.00
Each
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PE - 50mm 33m 4668 0.14mm Transparent
RS Stock No. 832-6284
Mfr. Part No.HB 850 25mm x 66m
BrandHi-Bond
TWD407.00
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Polyester Film Silicone 25mm 66m HB 850 0.07mm Blue
RS Stock No. 903-1444
Mfr. Part No.501E24
Brand3M
TWD162.00
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Paper Rubber 24mm 50m SCOTCH 501E 0.15mm Beige
RS Stock No. 279-5053
Mfr. Part No.201E 24mmx 50m
Brand3M
TWD91.00
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Paper Rubber 24mm 50m SCOTCH 201E 0.14mm Beige
RS Stock No. 468-396
Mfr. Part No.HFL1200-12
BrandHi-Bond
TWD236.00
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PVC Rubber 12mm 66m HFL1200-12 0.11mm Green
RS Stock No. 903-1435
Mfr. Part No.201E36
Brand3M
TWD93.00
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Paper Rubber 36mm 50m SCOTCH 201E 0.13mm Beige
RS Stock No. 174-7367
Mfr. Part No.202 24mmx50m
Brand3M
TWD339.00
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Paper Rubber 24mm 50m SCOTCH 202 0.16mm Beige
RS Stock No. 812-5368
Mfr. Part No.04848-00002-01
BrandTesa
TWD838.00
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PE Acrylic 250mm 100m 4848 0.05mm Transparent
RS Stock No. 146-8985
Mfr. Part No.AT6000
TWD219.00
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PVC Rubber 50mm 33m AT6000 0.11mm Orange
RS Stock No. 787-3240
Mfr. Part No.218 9,5mm x 55M
Brand3M
TWD464.00
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PP Rubber 9mm 55m SCOTCH 218 0.13mm Green
RS Stock No. 178-6060
Mfr. Part No.04309-00015-01
BrandTesa
TWD235.00
Each
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Paper Rubber 50mm 50m 4309 0.17mm -
RS Stock No. 903-1457
Mfr. Part No.501E48
Brand3M
TWD300.00
Each
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Paper Rubber 48mm 50m SCOTCH 501E 0.15mm Beige
RS Stock No. 178-6048
Mfr. Part No.04317-00013-00
BrandTesa
TWD44.00
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Paper Rubber 19mm 50m 4317 0.14mm -
RS Stock No. 178-6067
Mfr. Part No.04304-00001-01
BrandTesa
TWD159.00
Each
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Paper Rubber 25mm 50m 4304 0.145mm Brown
RS Stock No. 787-3234
Mfr. Part No.101E 50MMX50M
Brand3M
TWD100.00
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Paper Rubber 48mm 50m SCOTCH 101E 0.14mm Beige
RS Stock No. 832-6307
Mfr. Part No.HB 857DG 25mm x 66m
BrandHi-Bond
TWD461.00
Each
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Polyester Film Silicone 25mm 66m HB 857DG 0.08mm Green
RS Stock No. 171-9703
BrandRS PRO
TWD86.00
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Paper Rubber 25mm 50m - 0.11mm White
RS Stock No. 175-7735
Mfr. Part No.2364-19MM (22144)
Brand3M
TWD114.00
Each (In a Pack of 2)
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Paper Rubber 18mm 50m SCOTCH 2364 0.16mm Beige