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General purpose and medium temp. masking tapes

General purpose masking tape, solvent-resistant masking tape, medium temp masking tape.

Additional masking tapes are shown on these pages: High temp. masking tapes , Fine line masking tapes , Weather resistant masking tapes , and Masking paper, masking film .

Tape features

This chart shows the main differences between the masking tapes listed below.

Mfg.
Number
ColorMil
Thickness
Tensile
Strength
Adhesion
Oz/inch
Temperature
Resistance
Features
tesa 53120cream5.218 lbs/in35 oz/in140°Fgeneral purpose w/ good adhesion
3M 201+tan4.419 lbs/in25 oz/in200°F/30 min.indoor use, light-medium duty, clean removal
3M 301+yellow6.322 lbs/in30 oz/in225°F/30 min.industrial use, good adhesion
3M 233+ (401+)green6.725 lbs/in36 oz/in250°F/30 min.clean removal, solvent + moisture resistant
3M 234tan6.027 lbs/in34 oz/in250°F/30 min.clean removal, indoor use

General purpose masking tapes

tesa® 53120 general purpose creped paper tape for bundling, holding, sealing, light duty packaging, and surface protection. 140°F temperature resistance. 5.2 mil thick, 18 lbs/inch tensile strength. 55 meter (60 yard) rolls. Sold by the roll.

Item
Number
Roll
Width
Nominal
Width
Case
Qty.
Roll
Price
Case
Price
6 case
Price
 
C110212 mm1/2"72Add to cart | Add to list
C110318 mm3/4"48Add to cart | Add to list
C110424 mm1"36Add to cart | Add to list
C110536 mm11/2"24Add to cart | Add to list
C110648 mm2"24Add to cart | Add to list
C110772 mm3"12Add to cart | Add to list

3M 201 Plus

utility purpose paper tape for holding, bundling, sealing, and non-critical masking. Good instant adhesion. 200°F for 30 minute temp. range. 4.4 mil thick, 19 lbs/inch tensile strength. 55 meter (60 yard) rolls. Sold by the roll.

Item
Number
Roll
Width
Nominal
Width
Case
Qty.
Roll
Price
Case
Price
6 case
Price
 
C111218 mm3/4"48Add to cart | Add to list
C111324 mm1"36Add to cart | Add to list
C111436 mm11/2"24Add to cart | Add to list
C111548 mm2"24Add to cart | Add to list
C111672 mm3"12Add to cart | Add to list

3M 301 Plus

premium strength paper tape for industrial paint masking, bundling, holding and more. Good conformability to irregular surfaces. 225°F for 30 min. temperature resistance. 6.3 mil thick, 22 lbs/inch tensile strength. 55 meter (60 yard) rolls. Sold by the case.

Item
Number
Roll
Width
Nominal
Width
Case
Qty.
Roll
Price
6 case
Price
 
C120218 mm3/4"48Add to cart | Add to list
C120324 mm1"36Add to cart | Add to list
C120436 mm11/2"24Add to cart | Add to list
C120648 mm2"24Add to cart | Add to list

Medium temp. masking tapes

3M Scotch 233 Plus performance paper tape designed for auto repair industry and paint masking jobs. This tape is also labeled as 401+ in 3M's Industrial tape division. 3M says both of these numbers are the exact same tape. Bright green, solvent and moisture resistant, instant adhesion, and clean removal. Temperature resistance of 250°F for 30 minutes. 6.7 mil thick, 25 lbs/inch tensile strength. 55 meter (60 yard) rolls. Sold by the case.

Item
Number
Roll
Width
Nominal
Width
Case
Qty.
Roll
Price
6 case
Price
 
C132218 mm3/4"48Add to cart | Add to list
C132324 mm1"24Add to cart | Add to list
C132436 mm11/2"16Add to cart | Add to list
C132648 mm2"12Add to cart | Add to list

3M Scotch 234

general purpose masking tape for medium temperature paint bake operations. Removes cleanly. Not for outdoor use. 250°F for 30 minute temperature resistance. Also for bundling, holding, and sealing applications. 6.0 mil thick, 27 lbs/inch tensile strength. 55 meter (60 yard) rolls. Sold by the case.

Item
Number
Roll
Width
Nominal
Width
Case
Qty.
Roll
Price
6 case
Price
 
C112212 mm1/2"72Add to cart | Add to list
C112318 mm3/4"48Add to cart | Add to list
C112424 mm1"36Add to cart | Add to list
C112636 mm11/2"24Add to cart | Add to list
C112848 mm2"24Add to cart | Add to list