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  • 3M™ Automotive Refinish Masking Tape 388N

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    • Proprietary rubber-based formula helps tape stick and stay, minimizing lifting or edge curl
    • Flexible crepe-paper backing enables yellow tape to fit contours and curves, offering great usability
    • Waterborne and solvent paint compatible
    • Can resist temperatures up to 250ºF (121ºC) for up to 30 minutes
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    Attribute Name
    Value
    Applications
    General/Bulk Masking, Paint Preparation, Trim Masking
    Brand
    3M™
    Case Quantity
    24 Rolls per Case, 36 Rolls per Case, 48 Rolls per Case
    Color
    Yellow
    Individually Wrapped
    No
    Length
    60 Yards
    Length (Metric)
    55 m
    Material
    Paper
    Number per Inner
    1 per Roll
    Performance Level
    Better
    Width
    0.7 Inch, 0.94 Inch, 1.42 Inch, 1.875 Inch
    Width (Metric)
    18 mm, 24 mm, 36 mm, 48 mm
    Details
    • Proprietary rubber-based formula helps tape stick and stay, minimizing lifting or edge curl
    • Flexible crepe-paper backing enables yellow tape to fit contours and curves, offering great usability
    • Waterborne and solvent paint compatible
    • Can resist temperatures up to 250ºF (121ºC) for up to 30 minutes
    • Leaves a sharp, clean paint line with less paint or clear-coat build up
    • Withstands outdoor exposure, solvents and moisture

    3M™ Automotive Refinish Masking Tape 388N is a yellow crepe-paper tape designed specifically for the critical paint masking processes used in the collision repair industry. It features a rubber-based adhesive and flexible crepe-paper construction for excellent conformability and adhesion. Yellow tape resists moisture, solvents and outdoor exposure. It leaves clean paint lines without buildup.

    Conformable for Efficient Application
    The crepe-paper backing on 3M™ Automotive Refinish Masking Tape 388N offers good conformability, so you can stretch and manipulate the tape to fit curves and contours without tearing. The thin and flexible backing heightens the ability of the tape to conform and produce sharp, clean paint lines.

    The proprietary rubber-based adhesive delivers instant adhesion to a variety of automotive substrates including moldings
    Designed specifically for the critical paint masking processes used in the collision repair industry
    Moisture-Resistant Tape Sticks and Stays
    The proprietary rubber-based adhesive delivers instant adhesion to a variety of automotive substrates including moldings, plastic, glass, metal, rubber and painted surfaces. Designed to withstand outdoor exposure, this tape is specially-treated for solvent and moisture resistance which minimizes bleed through. Given its ability to stick right away, 388N allows for fast and efficient application.

    3M™ Automotive Refinish Masking Tape 388N is the result of a revolutionary manufacturing process, eliminating the use of solvents. 3M is recognized worldwide for its success in sustainable practices. This is a part of the continual investment in premier technologies to meet the needs of future generations.

    Clean, Fast Removal without Adhesive Residue
    The 3M™ engineer Automotive Refinish Masking Tape to meet today's paint technicians' requirements for masking before painting. This tape can resist temperatures up to 250°F (121°C) for up to 30 minutes. Once you're done painting, the tape removes cleanly and easily, in one piece — leaving behind no adhesive residue. 3M™ Automotive Refinish Masking Tape helps create smooth and precise paint jobs.

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