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3M™1280 Circuit Plating Tape is a red 3.6 mil polyester film tape with a specially formulated silicone-free adhesive used for PCB masking tape or other high temperature applications.  for masking solder over bare copper printed wiring boards during the gold tip plating process. 
Unit of Measure


N/A 3M™

Brand Part Number

N/A 3M 1280

Primary Application

N/A Masking Protective Splicing

Application Description

  • Circuit plating tape used for masking solder over bare copper printed wiring boards during the gold tip plating process
  • Splicing of silicone treated papers


  • Low stretch polyester film for machine, as well as hand application
  • Polyester backing reduces stretch and recovery of tape and associated uneven stop-off line
  • Thick adhesive reduces undercutting during plating and strapping process
  • No adhesive residue
  • Halogen free
  • Polyethylene tape core instead of cardboard

Markets Served

N/A Electrical Electronics


N/A Polyester Film

Adhesive Coating

N/A Single Coated

Adhesive Type

N/A Silicone/Rubber Blend

Adhesive Thickness

N/A 3.6 mil


N/A Red

Maximum Width/ Master Roll Width

N/A 48 in

Adhesion to Steel

N/A 31 oz/in

Service/Operating Temperature

N/A -40 to 311 ºF

N/A The physical properties listed are typical values based on PSTC, ASTM and other standard tests. This data should be used as guides only, and not as specification limits. Our recommendations for use are based on practical experience and testing. However, it is the responsibility of the user to determine the suitability of the product for his intended use. MBK Tape Solutions will not assume liability for claims beyond the replacement value of our product proved to be defective.

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