Protection Tape

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  • Long and short-term protection tape

    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:

    • Range of thicknesses
    • Acrylic and rubber adhesives
    • Range of backings
    • Moisture and UV resistance
    • Repositionable
    • Smooth and clean removal
    • Conformable to awkward shapes
    • Resistant to low temperatures

    Our applications include:

    • Automotive trim and mouldings
    • Mirrors, glass and window frames
    • LED and LCD screens
    • Windscreens
    • Building panels
    • Instrument panels
    • Automotive lighting
    • Number plates
  • Search protection tapes

    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. 


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    • Tensile strength (N/cm²)
    • Max width (cm)
    • Max length (m)
    • Stock status
    • Manufacturer / SOS
    • Thermal cond. range (W/m-K)
    • Thermal conductivity (W/m-K)
    • D/S or S/S
    • Breathable
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    • Fluid resist backing
    • Hypoallergenic
    • Sterilisation method
    • MVTR (gms/m2 /24 hrs)
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    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.

    Title Stock status Adhesion to steel (N/cm) Adhesive Breathable Carrier Colour Conformability D/S or S/S Fluid resist backing Hypoallergenic Manufacturer / SOS Max length (m) Max. short temp (˚C) Max width (cm) Min. temp (˚C) MVTR (gms/m2 /24 hrs) Sterilisation method Tensile strength (N/cm²) Thermal cond. range (W/m-K) Thermal conductivity (W/m-K) Thickness (mm)
    3M™ 8562 3M™ 8562 3 6.1 Acrylic PU Transparent 3M™ -51 70 0.2
    3M™ 8671 3M™ 8671 3 7.6 Acrylic PU Transparent 3M™ -51 140 0.36
    Pregis 3187C Pregis 3187C 1 1.2 Acrylic LDPE Clear Pregis No data 17 0.08
    Pregis 3W26X Pregis 3W26X 3 0.28 Acrylic PE Black / white Pregis No data 17 0.08
    Pregis 4011A Pregis 4011A 2 1.1 Acrylic PE Clear Pregis No data ≥40 0.038
    Pregis 5019A Pregis 5019A 2 1.9 Acrylic PE Clear Pregis No data ≥20 0.052
    Pregis 5038A Pregis 5038A 2 3.8 Acrylic PE Clear Pregis No data ≥20 0.05
    Pregis 5504 A-UV Pregis 5504 A-UV 3 0.4 Acrylic PE Clear Pregis No data ≥20 0.056
    Pregis 7007AB Pregis 7007AB 2 0.7 Acrylic PE Blue Pregis No data ≥17 0.07
    Pregis 8009RX Pregis 8009RX 2 0.9 Rubber PE Black / white Pregis No data ≤15 0.08
    Pregis 2E98 Pregis 2E98 2 5.2 Acrylic Multi-polymer co-extruded Clear Pregis No data No data 0.08
    Novacel 4336 Novacel 4336 1 90 Acrylic Polyolefin Blue Novacel No data No data 0.05
    Advance Tapes AT45 Advance Tapes AT45 2 0.5 Rubber resin PVC Translucent blue Advance Tapes No data No data 0 28 0.13
    tesa® 51132 tesa® 51132 3 2.8 Acrylic PE Clear tesa® No data No data No data 15 0.085
    Pregis PolyMask 3125 Pregis PolyMask 3125 1 3.5 Acrylic PE Clear Pregis No data 170 0.08
    Hi-Bond CD512AG Hi-Bond CD512AG 2 No data Silicone PET Transparent Hi-Bond No data 196 0.12
    3M™ 8560 3M™ 8560 3 0.3 Rubber PU Transparent 3M™ -30 131 0.35
    Hi-Bond CD512HC Hi-Bond CD512HC 2 No data Silicone PET Transparent Hi-Bond No data 196 0.12
  • Protection tape in action

    Read through our case studies to find relevant, real-life examples of the powerful problem solving capabilities of a protection tape! Browse all case studies to learn more about custom die-cut components and our tape converting capabilities.


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  • Customising your protective film

    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.


  • Learn more about protective films

    To learn more about protection tape and its uses, browse through our range of interesting and relevant videos, news and other media.


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