Manufacturers of
PROTECTIVE PAPER AND FILM TAPES
Since 1950

What are Protex Tapes?

Protex tapes are pressure sensitive adhesive coated tapes used to protect sensitive surfaces from getting scratched or damaged.

How do I become a Distributor?

As a small company, Mask-Off must select a business partner that is going to justify a price reduction through volume sales. If you are an interested distributor, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Where can I find your Terms and Conditions?

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Which products are Aerospace approved?

A list of products and their specification approvals are located on the Specifications page of our web site.

What is the shelf life of Protex Tapes?

1 year from the date of manufacture. The shelf life may be extended, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have a product past shelf life.

What is your minimum order?

Our minimum order is currently $500.

How do I choose the right product for my application?

Choosing the right product for the right application is very important. if it is a “simple” application, you may check out our Product Guide. Please contact us with detailed requirements if you are not positive which product is right for you.

Which products are recommended for high temperature?

All products with the exception of our solvent and/or rubber based adhesives can withstand up to 150 degrees for a period of days. For any heat exceeding 150 degrees or exposure for an extended period of time, our Protex 8216-2 or 9759-2LC would be recommended. Please view the product page for details.

Is Protex readily available?

We are the manufacturer, therefore we have a 2-3 week lead. However, we have several distributors throughout the country, many that stock out product. Please check out our Distributors page.

Can you slit master rolls to size?

Yes

Do you have Die Cutting capabilities?

Yes. Please note it is a 3-5 week lead time. For more info visit our Die Cutting page.

How should the product be stored?

Our product should be stored in a dry place. Ideal temperature for storage is 60-85 °F (16-30 °C).

Can I mask a freshly painted surface?

Not recommended. Any adhesive applied to any wet curing surface will likely leave a mark or pattern.

How do I get sharp paint lines?

Sharpline 200

Do you have decal application/transfer tapes?

Yes. Options include our Protex 40S or 55.

Which tapes can be used for outdoor applications?

Most adhesives will degrade if exposed to outdoor elements. Many of our polyester products will withstand some outdoor exposure.

Are your products considered fly away?

NO

Do you have any UV resistant tapes?

Protex 8216-2

How do I remove adhesion residue?

Any solvent should remove adhesive residue. We suggest Isopropyl Alcohol.

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