Adhesives Magazine

3M: Masking Tapes

May 15, 2013

A new line of products from this company intends to simplify choosing a masking tape. The new line includes 3M™ Value Masking Tape 101+ for basic jobs such as marking, 3M: Masking Tapestemporarily holding, wrapping and sealing; 3M General Use Masking Tape 201+, which can reportedly be used on everyday jobs like bundling, labeling and identifying; 3M Performance Yellow Masking Tape 301+ for industrial paint masking, bundling, color coding and sealing; 3M High Performance Green Masking Tape 401+/233+ for high-performance industrial painting of aircraft, buses, trailers, trucks, boats, trains and other specialty vehicles; and 3M Specialty High Temperature Masking Tape 501+ for the highest degree of industrial performance in high-temperature paint baking applications.

“Choosing an industrial masking tape should be simple,” said Matthew Van Vleet, U.S. product manager. “Customers need to have confidence that they’re using the right level of performance for the job.”

For additional information, visit www.3M.com/maskingmadesimple.