3M™ Paint Masking Tape 231/231A

3M Product Number 231/231A
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  • Rubber adhesive provides strong tack and adhesion, and resists lifting
  • Clean removal from many surfaces following multi-bake or high temperature bake
  • Smooth mini-crepe paper backing conforms and maintains integrity when formed around a corner
  • Strong backing is easy to tear, yet resists slivering and provides one-piece removal
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For industrial/occupational use only. Not for consumer sale or use.
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  • 3M™ Paint Masking Tape 231/231A Tan, 18 mm x 55 m, 7.6 mil, 48 per case
    Overall Length (Imperial)
    60.14 yd
    Overall Length (Metric)
    55 m
    Overall Width (Imperial)
    0.71 in
    Overall Width (Metric)
    18 mm
    Product Color
    Tan
  • 3M™ Paint Masking Tape 231/231A, Tan, 0.70866 in x 60 yd 7.6 mil, plastic core, 48 per case
    Overall Length (Imperial)
    60 yd
    Overall Length (Metric)
    54.86 m
    Overall Width (Imperial)
    0.71 in
    Overall Width (Metric)
    18 mm
    Product Color
    Tan
  • 3M™ Paint Masking Tape 231/231A, Tan, 1-1/4 in x 60 yd, 7.6 mil, 32 per case (4 rolls/pack 8 packs/case)
    Overall Length (Imperial)
    60 yd
    Overall Length (Metric)
    54.86 m
    Overall Width (Imperial)
    1.25 in
    Overall Width (Metric)
    31.75 mm
    Product Color
    Tan
  • 3M™ Paint Masking Tape 231/231A, Tan, 107 mm x 55 m, 7.6 mil, 8 per case
    Overall Length (Imperial)
    60.14 yd
    Overall Length (Metric)
    55 m
    Overall Width (Imperial)
    4.21 in
    Overall Width (Metric)
    107 mm
    Product Color
    Tan
  • 3M™ Paint Masking Tape 231/231A, Tan, 1/2 in x 60 yd, 7.6 mil, 72 per case
    Overall Length (Imperial)
    60 yd
    Overall Length (Metric)
    54.86 m
    Overall Width (Imperial)
    0.5 in
    Overall Width (Metric)
    12.7 mm
    Product Color
    Tan
  • 3M™ Paint Masking Tape 231/231A, Tan, 6 mm x 55 m, 7.6 mil, 144 per case
    Overall Length (Imperial)
    60.14 yd
    Overall Length (Metric)
    55 m
    Overall Width (Imperial)
    0.23 in
    Overall Width (Metric)
    6 mm
    Product Color
    Tan
  • 3M™ Paint Masking Tape 231/231A, Tan, 1 in x 60 yd, 7.6 mil, 36 per case
    Overall Length (Imperial)
    60 yd
    Overall Length (Metric)
    54.86 m
    Overall Width (Imperial)
    1 in
    Overall Width (Metric)
    25.4 mm
    Product Color
    Tan
  • 3M™ Paint Masking Tape 231/231A, Tan, 12 in x 60 yd, 7.6 mil, 4 per case
    Overall Length (Imperial)
    60 yd
    Overall Length (Metric)
    54.86 m
    Overall Width (Imperial)
    12 in
    Overall Width (Metric)
    304.8 mm
    Product Color
    Tan
  • 3M™ Paint Masking Tape 231/231A, Tan, 48 in x 60 yd ,7.6 mil, 1 per case
    Overall Length (Imperial)
    60 yd
    Overall Length (Metric)
    54.86 m
    Overall Width (Imperial)
    48 in
    Overall Width (Metric)
    1219.2 mm
    Product Color
    Tan
  • 3M™ Paint Masking Tape 231/231A, Tan, 12 mm x 55 m, 7.6 mil, plastic core, 72 per case
    Overall Length (Imperial)
    60.14 yd
    Overall Length (Metric)
    55 m
    Overall Width (Imperial)
    0.47 in
    Overall Width (Metric)
    12 mm
    Product Color
    Tan
  • 3M™ Paint Masking Tape 231/231A, Tan, 24 mm x 55 m, 7.6 mil, 36 per case
    Overall Length (Imperial)
    60.14 yd
    Overall Length (Metric)
    55 m
    Overall Width (Imperial)
    0.94 in
    Overall Width (Metric)
    24 mm
    Product Color
    Tan
  • 3M™ Paint Masking Tape 231/231A, Tan, 2 in x 60 yd, 7.6 mil, 24 per case
    Overall Length (Imperial)
    60 yd
    Overall Length (Metric)
    54.86 m
    Overall Width (Imperial)
    2 in
    Overall Width (Metric)
    50 mm
    Product Color
    Tan
  • 3M™ Paint Masking Tape 231/231A, Tan, 72 mm x 55 m, 7.6 mil, 12 per case
    Overall Length (Imperial)
    60.14 yd
    Overall Length (Metric)
    55 m
    Overall Width (Imperial)
    2.83 in
    Overall Width (Metric)
    72 mm
    Product Color
    Tan
  • 3M™ Paint Masking Tape 231/231A, Tan, 6 in x 60 yd, 7.6 mil, 8 per case (2 rolls/pack 4 packs/case)
    Overall Length (Imperial)
    60 yd
    Overall Length (Metric)
    54.86 m
    Overall Width (Imperial)
    6 in
    Overall Width (Metric)
    152.4 mm
    Product Color
    Tan
  • 3M™ Paint Masking Tape 231/231A, Tan, 36 mm x 55 m, 7.6 mil, 24 per case
    Overall Length (Imperial)
    60.14 yd
    Overall Length (Metric)
    55 m
    Overall Width (Imperial)
    1.41 in
    Overall Width (Metric)
    36 mm
    Product Color
    Tan
  • 3M™ Paint Masking Tape 231/231A, Tan, 1-1/2 in x 60 yd, 32 per case
    Overall Length (Metric)
    54.86 m
    Overall Width (Imperial)
    1.5 in
    Overall Width (Metric)
    38.1 mm
    Product Color
    Tan
  • 3M™ Paint Masking Tape 231/231A, Tan, 96 mm x 55 m, 7.6 mil, 12 per case
    Overall Length (Imperial)
    60.14 yd
    Overall Length (Metric)
    55 m
    Overall Width (Imperial)
    3.77 in
    Overall Width (Metric)
    96 mm
    Product Color
    Tan
  • 3M™ Paint Masking Tape 231/231A, Tan, 57 in x 60 yd, 7.6 mil, 1 per case
    Overall Length (Imperial)
    60 yd
    Overall Length (Metric)
    54.86 m
    Overall Width (Imperial)
    57 in
    Overall Width (Metric)
    1447.8 mm
    Product Color
    Tan
  • 3M™ Paint Masking Tape 231/231A, Tan, 57 in x 60 yd, 7.6 mil, plastic core, 1 per case
    Overall Length (Imperial)
    60 yd
    Overall Length (Metric)
    54.86 m
    Overall Width (Imperial)
    57 in
    Overall Width (Metric)
    1447.8 mm
    Product Color
    Tan
  • 3M™ Paint Masking Tape 231/231A, Tan, 3-1/4 in x 60 yd, 7.6 mil, 16 Roll/Case
    Overall Length (Imperial)
    60 yd
    Overall Length (Metric)
    54.86 m
    Overall Width (Imperial)
    3.25 in
    Overall Width (Metric)
    82.55 mm
    Product Color
    Tan
  • 3M™ Paint Masking Tape 231/231A, Tan, 24 in x 60 yd, 7.6 mil, 1 per case
    Overall Length (Imperial)
    60 yd
    Overall Length (Metric)
    54.86 m
    Overall Width (Imperial)
    24 in
    Overall Width (Metric)
    609.6 mm
    Product Color
    Tan
  • 3M™ Paint Masking Tape 231/231A, Tan, Roll, Config
    Product Color
    Tan
  • Scotch® Paint Masking Tape 231/231A, Natural, 1450 mm x 3300 m, 7.6 mil, Jumbo
    Overall Length (Metric)
    3300 m
    Overall Width (Imperial)
    57.09 in
    Overall Width (Metric)
    1450 mm
    Product Color
    Natural
  • 3M™ Paint Masking Tape 231/231A, Tan, 48 mm x 55 m, 7.6 mil, 24 per case
    Overall Length (Imperial)
    60.14 yd
    Overall Length (Metric)
    55 m
    Overall Width (Imperial)
    1.88 in
    Overall Width (Metric)
    48 mm
    Product Color
    Tan
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Typical Properties
Attribute Name
Value
Adhesive Type
Rubber
Application
Masking Body Jig Barcode, On-Line Paint Repair Masking, Painting & Depainting, Protect From Paint Overspray in Painting
Brand
3M™, Scotch™
Elongation at Break
10
Indoor/Outdoor
Indoor
Industries
Automotive, Electronics, Furniture, General Industrial, Metalworking, Military, Military & Government, Specialty Vehicle, Transportation, Woodworking
Maximum Operating Temperature (Celsius)
149 Degree Celsius
Maximum Operating Temperature (Fahrenheit)
300 Degree Fahrenheit
Product Color
Natural, Tan
Tensile Strength (Imperial)
28 lb/in, 448 oz/in
Tensile Strength (Metric)
49 N/100mm, 490 N/100mm
Units per Case
1, 12, 144, 17, 24, 32, 36, 4, 48, 72, 8
Details
  • Rubber adhesive provides strong tack and adhesion, and resists lifting
  • Clean removal from many surfaces following multi-bake or high temperature bake
  • Smooth mini-crepe paper backing conforms and maintains integrity when formed around a corner
  • Strong backing is easy to tear, yet resists slivering and provides one-piece removal
  • Controlled unwind dispenses evenly, reducing fatigue

3M™ Paint Masking Tape 231/231A is a premium high-performance crepe paper masking tape designed to meet aerospace needs in most painting applications, including the use of multiple bake cycles. Our smooth masking tape embodies all the features that are desirable in a paint masking tape and designed specifically for the aerospace market.

Aerospace-Level Strength and Reliability
The natural rubber adhesive of our tape sticks instantly and allows fast application along with reliable holding power that resists lifting. 3M™ Paint Masking Tape 231/231A demonstrates superior adhesive transfer resistance with clean removal that helps reduce labor and clean up. Its smooth mini- crepe backing results in excellent surface contact and is also solvent and moisture resistant to minimize bleed-through. A special backsize treatment provides a smooth unwind for easy handling and reduced waste. It is easy to tear, which aids in handling, yet strong enough to resist slivering, providing "user friendly," one piece removal.

3M™ Paint Masking Tape 231/231A is conformable for easy masking around corners, over irregular surfaces, and offers easy handling that reduces application time. As a professional grade masking tape, it has the benefit of paint flake resistance that reduces contamination and potential rework, resulting in a professional paint job. This tape can be certified to ASTM D-6123 (replaces obsolete PPP-T-42C, Type I, (CID-A-A-883B)).

The crepe paper backing tears easily, offers moderate conformability, and lifts off cleanly. The natural rubber adhesive bonds well to paper, metal, wood, and painted surfaces with reliable holding power that resists lifting and curling. Under normal operating conditions, the tape features one-piece removal and is sliver resistant.

Recommended Applications

  • Large scale paint operations in the aerospace industry
What is Masking Tape?
Masking tape was developed specifically to help protect surrounding surfaces from overspray, provide clean paint lines, and remove easily and cleanly when finished. Masking tapes from 3M adhere well, resist solvents or water from the paint, and are strong enough to hang plastic sheeting, yet remove cleanly without damaging the subsurface. The backing, typically crepe paper, can conform to curved and irregular surfaces. The tape hand tears for tool-free application.

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