PMA  PMAP002: Super Thin Masking Tape

One item that all modelers use at one time or another is masking tape. The stuff is great for holding parts together as well as for providing a barrier against overspray. The best tape is that which sticks well and does not leave a residue.

This tape from PMA comes in a variety of widths and this particular one is 2mm wide. That makes it especially useful for initial masking of areas with a lot of curve in them as the thin tape is much less prone to kinking and allowing paint to bleed under it. It is also very good for masking canopies for the same reason. The thin size also can be used to highlight the window areas allowing you to later use wider tape or liquid mask for fill in.

The roll comes in 25 meter lengths making it quite long lasting. Car modelers will appreciate the thinness of this tape to be used to mask pin stripes.

February 2012

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