Our range of protection tapes offer long or short-term protection from potential scratching, marring, chipping, UV damage and dirt during manufacture, packing, storage, shipping and installation of your products. These protective films are used in a variety of industries such as automotive, electronics, industrial and construction.
Protection tape offers a quick and easy way to ensure your goods arrive to the end user in the condition that is expected; reducing returns, repairs and replacements. They can be applied to a range of rough or smooth surfaces such as glass, metals, plastics and painted surfaces. They are transparent, allowing for visual inspection without removing the film. Click on the products tab for more information.
Protection tape characteristics:
Our applications include:
Browse protection tapes below for more detailed information and product data sheets. If you would like to ask us a question about any of these products, simply click on “add to wish list” and the product details can be added to a contact form once you’re ready to get in touch. You can also send these details to yourself or a colleague.
Thickness range (mm)
Adhesion to steel range (N/cm)
Tensile strength range (N/cm²)
Max width (cm)
Max length (m)
Manufacturer / SOS
Temp. range (˚C)
Thermal cond. range (W/m-K)
Thermal conductivity (W/m-K)
D/S or S/S
Fluid resist backing
MVTR (gms/m2 /24 hrs)
Any data provided relates to values typically generated when measuring these materials, and is offered as a guide to material selection. However it is not guaranteed and the user is responsible for evaluating the suitability of a product for the application it is intended for. Some test methods may vary, please refer to data sheet or call for assistance.
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Utilising the latest converting technologies, we can customise your protective tape to create non-standard roll widths and lengths, or convenient and easy to handle components. Customising your tape offers a number of benefits, including cost savings and enhanced product design. Whatever your needs, we have the experience and capabilities to provide a complete solution, from design and prototyping to full production and automated assembly.
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3M Safety and Security Films provide fragment retention by helping to hold glass together during destructive weather, smash and grab crimes and vandalism or even acts of terrorism. They help to seal out the water, the primary cause of property damage and they have a toughness that allows these films to withstand day-to-day abuse.
tesa automotive exterior surface protection tapes protect the painted car body, wheel rims, plastic parts, and emblems against outside influences such as dust, gravel, bird droppings or insects during the journey from the plant to the end customer. Similarly, interior surfaces including plastic, metal and fabric are protected and kept spotlessly clean.