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Masking Tape | Industrial & DIY Masking Tape



Masking Tape | Industrial & DIY Masking Tape

What is Masking Tape | Industrial & DIY Masking Tape?

Masking Tapes are ideal for the following uses: decorating, as painters tapes, fine line masking, in the automotive industry for spray painting in both cold and high heat temperatures, DIYers, general purpose hand-tearable tape, for indoor & outdoor applications, and other similar applications.

These tapes are primarily developed for protecting surfaces from paint and spraying.

We arguably stock some of the best masking tapes from some of the world's leading global manufacturers.

Related videos about masking tapes

Please note: These videos are for informational purposes only, and the tapes used may be different variations than the ones we directly supply.

We stock the following types of masking tapes:

Decorators Tape | Painters Masking Tape

14 Day Blue Masking Tapes

These blue masking tapes are the professional painters and decorator's choice as this masking tape guarantees a clean and easy peel for up to 14 days, and is blue for high visibility.

Available in the following sizes:

  • 12mm x 50 Metres
  • 19mm x 50 Metres
  • 25mm x 50 Metres
  • 50mm x 50 Metres

Frog Tape

We are now an: Official Frog Tape® UK supplier. This FrogTape® is a multi-surface tape which is a medium adhesion painters tape, designed for use on: Cured painted walls, Wood Trim, Glass, Metal, Unfinished wood, Carpet, Stone and other similar surfaces.

Available in the following sizes:

  • 24mm x 41.1 Metre - Multi Surface
  • 36mm x 41.1 Metre - Multi Surface
  • 24mm x 41.1 Metre - Delicate Surface
  • 36mm x 41.1 Metre - Delicate Surface

Fineline Masking Tape

Fine line masking tape is ideal for: custom painting, delicate masking, precision masking, getting a sharp line when masking out for a two-tone effect, Car Multi-colour paint applications, to adhere to plastic parts (bumpers etc…) during spray painting, multi-colour paint applications and other similar application uses.

Available in the following sizes:

  • 6mm x 55 Metre
  • 9mm x 55 Metre
  • 12mm x 55 Metre
  • 24mm x 55 Metre
  • 36mm x 55 Metre

Low Bake Masking Tape

Low Bake masking tapes are ideal for: automotive professionals, enthusiasts and specialists, thanks to its resistance to paint thinners as well as lacquers; and it’s the ability to be removed cleanly, without leaving any residue behind.

Available in the following sizes:

  • 12mm x 50 Metre
  • 19mm x 50 Metre
  • 25mm x 50 Metre
  • 38mm x 50 Metre
  • 50mm x 50 Metre
  • 75mm x 50 Metre

Water Base Self-Adhesive Shaped Washi Tape

These are Shaped Washi Paper Tape, which is water-based masking tape. The Shark version is characterised by a motif with well-defined angles to create a strong and decisive creative design.

The Surf version is characterised by a motif with well-defined angles to create a strong and decisive creative design.

The Cloud version is characterised by a motif with well-defined angles to create a strong and decisive creative design.

Available in the following sizes:

  • 46mm x 20 Metre Shaped - Surf
  • 46mm x 20 Metre Shaped - Shark
  • 46mm x 20 Metre Shaped - Cloud

Film / Cloth Drop Paint Masking Tape

This film drop tapes are ideal for indoor and outdoor applications that is 1800mm x 20 Metre Film / Cloth Drop Paint Masking Tape, and has a pre-tape protective HDPE film with UV resistant cloth. This tape is ideal for protection for harsh & difficult surfaces such as stone, plaster & masonry.

Available in the following sizes:

  • 1800mm x 20 Metre

Automotive Masking Tapes

General Purpose Masking Tape

These general purpose masking tapes are a mid-performance paper masking tape that has been designed for masking off areas during general painting applications. As a result, they are ideal as an Entry Level Body Shop tape in the automotive industry, along with use for painters and decorators as an entry-level painting tape.

Available in the following sizes:

  • 19mm x 50 Metre
  • 25mm x 50 Metre
  • 38mm x 50 Metre
  • 50mm x 50 Metre
  • 75mm x 50 Metre
  • 100mm x 50 Metre

Low Bake Masking Tape

Low Bake masking tapes are ideal for: automotive professionals, enthusiasts and specialists, thanks to its resistance to paint thinners as well as lacquers; and their ability to be removed cleanly, without leaving any residue behind.

Available in the following sizes:

  • 12mm x 50 Metre
  • 19mm x 50 Metre
  • 25mm x 50 Metre
  • 38mm x 50 Metre
  • 50mm x 50 Metre
  • 75mm x 50 Metre

High Temperature Masking Tape

High-temperature masking tapes have been developed for use primarily as a spray painting mask tape in high-temp environments up to of 120°C; but, are also ideal for general painting use for the professional or DIY painter and decorator. These types of tapes tend to be high-performance automotive masking tapes that have been designed to mask off surfaces for painting. They are a crepe paper-based masking tape with a substantial structure and used a lot in auto shops and garages during collision repairs and painting processes.

Available in the following sizes:

  • 12mm x 50 Metre
  • 19mm x 50 Metre
  • 25mm x 50 Metre
  • 38mm x 50 Metre
  • 50mm x 50 Metre
  • 75mm x 50 Metre
  • 100mm x 50 Metre
  • 150mm x 50 Metre

Buy in bulk and save

All the tapes in this range come with bulk buying options - therefore the more you buy, the more you save.

Who are Pressure Sensitive Adhesive Solutions?

PSA Solutions Ltd, are: Masking Tapes and Industrial & DIY Masking Tape Supplier, based in Leicestershire, UK.

We have a large range of: masking Tapes, in our Leicester warehouse, ready to be dispatched - normally - within 2-3 days.

So if you can not see the adhesive you are looking for contact our friendly sales team for free advice.

Where can I find out more?

To find out even more technical information about masking tape please see this Wikipedia page.

Don't take our word for it, see what some of our past customers have said about products in this range.

A sample of the Reviews for some of our masking tapes in this range

Blue Masking Tapes

Name: Wayne

I ordered this tape for 3D printing onto a cold bed with PLA. It works really well for that application.
5 stars



Low Bake Masking Tapes

Name: Smoore0979

Masking tape is masking tape, but ridiculously cheap and good quality. Overall, quick service and good value. I've "bookmarked" you and will be in touch for more soon, I hope! Regards Sarah.
5 stars



Name: Keith

Great service, great products, great price. What more can I say! definitely rate as 5.
5 stars



Name: Darren

Hi I give this tape 4 out of 5 as I find it very useful when painting in different environments internally or externally...whether glossing skirting boards to external soffits.... Can use this application when spray painting... For instance, maintaining vehicles applying it to a surface not requiring paint.
4 stars



See these painting tapes in action

Tape masking around a doorframeTape masking a piece of artPainting tape being peeled offTape masking around a white doorframeTape masking around a doorframe outsideLady masking around a glass windows outside while paintingArtwork masked offArtwork masking tape being peeled backMultiple tone effect artwork being created with fine line tapePainting artwork lined effect being created with fineline painting tape




Questions asked about our Fineline masking tapes

Question:
Hi, I'm looking for a fine line tape to use with resin (that's suitable up to 120 degrees) I'm looking to get both 3mm and 6mm, will this product cope with high temperatures? Many Thanks Danni

Answer:
Hi Danni, the working temperature of this tape is 150 – 180°C so it should be fine for your application Danni - Ian Product Support Manager

Question:
Is this tape suitable for masking the grouting between wall tiles? I would like to paint soe rather old fashioned tiles. Thank you, Sue

Answer:
Hi Sue Thankyou for this enquiry. The fine line masking tapes are normally used in Automotive applications and so used on high energy surfaces such as metal. I would therefore recommend trying the product for this application but would not be able to advise on its suitability - Ian, Product Support Manager

Question:
Can I use Fine Line Masking Tape to re-apply plastic crome car badges to the rear of my car ? - James

Answer:
Hi James, no you will need the automotive grade double sided foam tape, try this link - Ian, Product Support Manager

Questions asked about our blue masking tapes

Question:
Hi, I am looking for a masking tape to stick on some turned steel components while another job is done to them, but need the masking tape to peel off very cleanly as cannot afford to start rubbing and scrapping and risk marking the underneath, would this tape be suitable. Also, it usually stays on for a couple of days - Thanks Stephen

Answer:
Hi Steven, I would recommend using our blue 14-day masking tape [this product] for this application, as it guarantees clean peel for up to 14 days - Ian, Product Support Manager