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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 2214tan5.322 lbs/in22 oz/in150°F/30 min.general purpose, good adhesion
3M 2307tan5.223 lbs/in28 oz/in200°F/30 min.paint masking, good conformability
3M 2040tanN/AN/AN/AN/Ause with solvent based coatings
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
 
C111112 mm1/2"72Add to cart | Add to list
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 2214

general purpose paper tape for non-critical masking jobs. Backing for around a corner conformability. 150°F for 30 min. temperature resistance. 5.3 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

3M 2307

general purpose masking tape for holding, bundling, sealing, and general paint masking. Good paint hold-out that resists bleed-through. 200°F for 30 min. temperature resistance. Good around the corner conformability. 5.2 mil thick, 23 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
 
C121218 mm3/4"48Add to cart | Add to list
C121324 mm1"36Add to cart | Add to list
C121436 mm11/2"24Add to cart | Add to list
C121648 mm2"24Add to cart | Add to list

Solvent-resistant masking tapes

3M Scotch 2040 solvent-resistant masking. Excellent, conformable adhesion. High holding power to most surfaces. Works well with most solvent-based and lacquer coatings. Ideal for cool temperatures. Not for extended outdoor use. Used on rough, uneven or hard to stick surfaces to produce an excellent paint line. Removes easily up to 14 days. 55 meter (60 yard) rolls. Sold by the case.

Item
Number
Roll
Width
Nominal
Width
Case
Qty.
Roll
Price
6 case
Price
 
C130324 mm1"36Add to cart | Add to list
C130436 mm11/2"24Add to cart | Add to list
C130648 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