Flexographic Plate Mounting Tapes

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Where Science Meets Craft

You care about your craft: you’re passionate about getting it right and dedicated to making sure every job that comes off your press is the best it can be. We’re also here for your craft, at those small but important points where dedicated people combine their experience with the science of materials and machines to produce amazing print work. Whether you’re solving a problem or focusing on a detail, 3M science is here to help you at the make-or-break moments of your craft.


Tapes that meet the demands of your craft and of specific jobs

One of the make-or-break decisions of flexographic printing is which mounting tape to use. 3M has a full suite of options and decades of industry experience, so we can help you match a tape to the job at hand.


3M Flexographic Solutions

Explore all Flexographic Plate Mounting Tapes

All these flexographic plate mounting tapes offer strong edge hold to prevent lifting and are produced with tight caliper tolerances so you can be assured the end of the roll is the same thickness as the beginning. They also offer air-release technology to help prevent bubbles and come in a variety of foam densities to meet the needs of different print jobs.

    • Air release technology
    • Strong edge hold
    • Easier plate removal plus easier tape removal from cylinder or sleeve
    • Longer plate life
    • Highest productivity
    • Air release technology
    • Strong edge hold
    • Easier plate removal
    • Longer plate life
    • Air release technology
    • Strong edge hold
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Shop Talk – Industry Information and Insights

Early in the pandemic printers were declared essential, but safety considerations forced extreme limits to in-person contact. Our engineers are used to visiting sites, but the important thing is to help in whatever way we can: remote support involved texts, emails, phone calls and sometimes even video chats to see what was happening. Like the rest of the world, we continue to work with our customers to make it work.

And if circumstances change again, we’ll find a way to be right there with you meeting the new challenges.

Shop Talk – Industry Information and Insights

Early in the pandemic printers were declared essential, but safety considerations forced extreme limits to in-person contact. Our engineers are used to visiting sites, but the important thing is to help in whatever way we can: remote support involved texts, emails, phone calls and sometimes even video chats to see what was happening. Like the rest of the world, we continue to work with our customers to make it work.

And if circumstances change again, we’ll find a way to be right there with you meeting the new challenges.

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Need help finding the right product for your project? Contact us if you need product, technical or application advice or want to collaborate with a 3M technical specialist, or give us a call at 1-800-831-0658.

Need help finding the right product for your project? Contact us if you need product, technical or application advice or want to collaborate with a 3M technical specialist, or give us a call at 1-800-831-0658.

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