StockCap Offers Masking Solutions for Irregular Shapes
StockCap tapes, discs and films can protect irregular shaped parts that require masking during a finishing process
Masking tapes, discs and films are ideal for painting, powder coating and e-coating applications especially when an object is of large or irregular shape. Applied and removed easily, masking tapes, discs, and films are flexible and conform to the shape providing a precise line definition.
Materials used in masking tapes include crepe, polyester, polyimide and silicone. Available masking disc materials are polyimide, polyester and crepe. Masking protective film is available in similar materials and also includes special options such as lead foil, aluminum foil and glass cloth. All styles are designed to withstand harsh chemicals, solvents and high temperatures.
With an approximate heat cure time of 20 minutes, crepe materials can withstand up to 325°F (163°C) and is successful when used in the paint finishing process. Polyester materials resist up to 400°F (204°C) and are an industry standard for e-coating and powder coating finishes. The powder coating finishing process often uses the polyimide and silicone materials, which will tolerate up to 500°F (260°C) for about 20 minutes.
A quick review of the StockCap website (www.stockcap.com) or catalog (available to download from the website) reveals all the masking tape, disc or film options regarding sizes and information regarding possible applications. Visit the special Finishing section of our website at www.stockcap.com/markets/finishing/index.asp to learn more about all our masking products for your finishing applications.