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.

...
Read more Read less

Filters

Viewing 21 - 40 of 144 products
Results per page
Description Price Backing Material Adhesive Material Width Length Model Number Thickness Colour
RS Stock No. 513-587
Mfr. Part No.04323-00013-00
BrandTesa
€2.87
Each
units
Paper Rubber 50mm 50m 4323 0.13mm Beige
RS Stock No. 378-9829
Mfr. Part No.04329-00001-01
BrandTesa
€2.46
Each
units
Paper Rubber 19mm 50m 4329 0.13mm Yellow
RS Stock No. 914-8182
Mfr. Part No.AT6103
€8.03
Each
units
PE Acrylic 50mm 33m AT6103 0.11mm Clear
RS Stock No. 727-1296
Mfr. Part No.101E 19MMX50M
Brand3M
€0.98
Each
units
Paper Rubber 18mm 50m SCOTCH 101E 0.14mm Beige
RS Stock No. 913-9539
Mfr. Part No.04334-00004-00
BrandTesa
€8.94
Each
units
Very Thin Paper Acrylic 50mm 50m 4334 0.09mm Yellow
RS Stock No. 513-593
Mfr. Part No.04323-00011-00
BrandTesa
€2.26
Each
units
Paper Rubber 38mm 50m 4323 0.13mm Beige
RS Stock No. 913-9532
Mfr. Part No.04334-00000-00
BrandTesa
€3.38
Each
units
Very Thin Paper Acrylic 19mm 50m 4334 0.09mm Yellow
RS Stock No. 727-1319
Mfr. Part No.244
Brand3M
€5.08
Each
units
Paper Acrylic 18mm 50m SCOTCH 244 0.08mm Gold
RS Stock No. 903-1426
Mfr. Part No.UU001607066
Brand3M
€1.83
Each
units
Paper Rubber 36mm 50m SCOTCH 101E 0.13mm Beige
RS Stock No. 787-3221
Mfr. Part No.850 25mm x 66M silver
Brand3M
€37.46
Each
units
Polyester Film - 25mm 66m SCOTCH 850 0.05mm Silver
RS Stock No. 124-0913
Mfr. Part No.101E36
Brand3M
€2.85
Each
units
Paper Rubber 36mm 55m SCOTCH 101E 0.13mm Tan
RS Stock No. 378-9835
Mfr. Part No.04329-00002-01
BrandTesa
€3.02
Each
units
Paper Rubber 25mm 50m 4329 0.13mm Yellow
RS Stock No. 787-3237
Mfr. Part No.2120E 25mm x 50M
Brand3M
€1.24
Each
units
Paper Rubber 25mm 50m SCOTCH 2120E 0.13mm White
RS Stock No. 513-569
Mfr. Part No.04323-00008-00
BrandTesa
€1.60
Each
units
Paper Rubber 25mm 50m 4323 0.13mm Beige
RS Stock No. 763-9043
Mfr. Part No.04668-00006-01
BrandTesa
€21.11
Each
units
PE Acrylic 100mm 33m 4668 0.14mm Transparent
RS Stock No. 787-3212
Mfr. Part No.850 50mm x 66M red
Brand3M
€79.38
Each
units
Polyester Film - 50mm 66m SCOTCH 850 0.05mm Red
RS Stock No. 447-8132
Mfr. Part No.AT6150
€4.82
Each
units
PE Rubber 50mm 33m AT6150 0.11mm Orange
RS Stock No. 378-9857
Mfr. Part No.04329-00005-01
BrandTesa
€5.92
Each
units
Paper Rubber 50mm 50m 4329 0.13mm Yellow
RS Stock No. 903-1448
Mfr. Part No.501E36
Brand3M
€6.36
Each
units
Paper Rubber 36mm 50m SCOTCH 501E 0.15mm Beige
RS Stock No. 768-2551
Mfr. Part No.50650-00001-00
BrandTesa
€39.69
Each
units
PET Silicone 50mm 66m 50650 0.06mm Blue
Related Products
Introducing the 3M™ 501E, it's a high-performance masking ...
Description:
Introducing the 3M™ 501E, it's a high-performance masking tape that is designed for use in high temperatures that can adhere to most surfaces with confidence, including metal rubber, glass and plastic The natural colour crepe paper coating consists of a ...
3M™ Crepe Masking Tape 202 is a trustworthy, ...
Description:
3M™ Crepe Masking Tape 202 is a trustworthy, go-to tape designed with a heavy, thick, crepe paper backing Engineered with a natural rubber adhesive, this everyday tape features good, instant adhesion and strong holding power, which makes it a favourite ...
tesa® 4341 is a finely creped, extremely stretchable ...
Description:
tesa® 4341 is a finely creped, extremely stretchable and flexible paper masking tape for paintwork Its solvent free produced natural rubber adhesive offers well balanced properties in terms of tack, adhesion, shear- and temperature resistance. Professional masking applications Ambitious lacquering ...
tesa® 4304 is a brown coloureded smooth crepe ...
Description:
tesa® 4304 is a brown coloureded smooth crepe paper masking tape for high demanding paint masking applications The natural rubber adhesive system makes tesa 4304 suitable for a broad temperature range from 15°C up to 163°C/325°F. Excellent handling (low unwinding ...