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3M™ Industrial Masking Tapes

Since 1925, 3M™ Masking Tapes have helped companies all over the world finish jobs worth finishing. With the most advanced technologies and processes in the industry, 3M now offers the widest selection of masking products. But with so many choices, and so much complexity, it’s time to “Make Masking Simple".

With so many choices of masking tape, how do you choose the right one? 3M has now made it simple. Introducing a 5 tape system that makes it easy to choose the best tape for any job. Five tapes, built on increasing levels of performance and a common goal of helping you finish jobs worth finishing.

It's industrial Masking Made Simple.

3M™ Specialty High Temperature Masking Tape 501+

3M™ High Performance Green Masking Tape 401+

3M™ Performance Yellow Masking Tape 301+

3M™ General Use Masking Tape 201+

3M™ Value Masking Tape 101+

3M™ Specialty High Temperature Masking Tape 501+

3M™ Specialty High Temperature Masking Tape

3M™ Specialty High Temperature Masking Tape 501+ stands up to the heat and your high standards. Built on a foundation of innovation, it's specifically designed for industrial paint applications where surface temperatures can reach up to 149°C. With its perfect blend of strength, flexibility and adhesion, you can expect consistently superior results.

  • Exceptionally conformable to irregular surfaces
  • Superior adhesion to metal, rubber, glass and plastic
  • Removes cleanly in one piece with no residue
  • Extra-strong backing resists bleed-through from most industrial paints.
  • Provides super sharp paint lines
  • Ideal for all high temperature paint baking, fascia painting and pipe coating applications.
  • Used for critical paint masking applications in the automotive, specialty vehicle and industrial markets where excellent holding and high temperature performance are required.
3M Masking Tape Colour Backing Adhesive Width Roll Length
501+ Tan Smooth crepe paper treated with a heat resistant saturant Rubber 18mm
24mm
36mm
48mm
55m


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3M™ High Performance Green Masking Tape 401+

3M™ High Performance Green Masking Tape

3M™ High Performance GREEN Masking Tape 401+/233+ delivers super-sharp paint lines in paint applications where surface temperatures can reach up to 121°C. When you consider 401+/233+ can also be used to accomplish everything 101+, 201+ and 301+ can do, it's quite possibly the hardest working tape in the entire line of 3M™ Industrial Masking Tapes.

  • Highly conformable to many surfaces
  • Superior adhesion to metal, rubber, glass and plastic
  • Removes cleanly in one piece with no residue
  • Resists paint bleed-through
  • Creates super-sharp paint lines
  • Green backing improves visibility and accuracy during paint masking.
  • Withstands surface temperatures up to 121°C for 30 minutes.
  • Ideal for high performance industrial painting, including two-tone colour application on trucks, buses, trailers, trains, fire trucks, ambulances and airplanes
3M Masking Tape Colour Backing Adhesive Width Roll Length
401+ Green Smooth crepe paper treated with a heat resistant saturant Natural/Synthetic Rubber Blend 12mm
18mm
24mm
36mm
48mm
55m

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3M™ Performance Yellow Masking Tape 301+

3M™ Performance Yellow Masking Tape

3M™ Performance Yellow Masking Tape 301+ is the dependable workhorse for industrial painters. From holding, bundling and bright colored marking to prepping an area for painting, it delivers the industrial-strength performance you can count on.

  • Good conformability to irregular surfaces
  • Resists paint bleed-through
  • Great paint lines
  • Yellow backing ensures good visibility
  • Withstands surface temperatures up to 107°C for 30 minutes.
  • Ideal for industrial paint masking, bundling, holding, marking, colour coding and sealing.
3M Masking Tape Colour Backing Adhesive Width Roll Length
301+ Yellow Smooth crepe paper Rubber 12mm
18mm
24mm
36mm
48mm
55m

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3M™ General Use Masking Tape 201+

3M™ General Use Masking Tape

When you need a higher level of general purpose performance, reach for 3M™ General Use Masking Tape 201+. A versatile masking tape that can stand up to the job, 201+ is dependable to the core.

  • General indoor use
  • Light-to-medium duty
  • Smooth and conformable
  • Sticks with confidence to a wide variety of surfaces
  • Easy to handle, apply and remove in one piece
  • Ideal for bundling, labeling and identifying
3M Masking Tape Colour Backing Adhesive Width Roll Length
201+ Natural Crepe paper Rubber 12mm
18mm
24mm
36mm
48mm
55m

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3M™ Value Masking Tape 101+

3M™ Value Masking Tape

3M™ Value Masking Tape 101+ is a great addition to every toolbox, job site and workplace. Built on a foundation of innovation, 101+ performs well in applications where consistent reliability is a must.

  • Indoor use
  • Light-duty applications
  • Ideal for marking, temporary holding, wrapping and sealing.
3M Masking Tape Colour Backing Adhesive Width Roll Length
101+ Tan Crepe paper Rubber 18mm
24mm
36mm
48mm
55m

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