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3M™ Scotch® 232 High Performance Masking Tape is a smooth crepe paper backing treated with a heat and solvent resistant saturant and coated with a rubber adhesive. This high performance easily removed masking tape was designed to be used in medium temperature paint bake operations.

Custom sizes available upon request.

Unit of Measure


N/A 3M™

Brand Part Number

N/A 3M 232

Primary Application

N/A Bonding Industrial Masking Strapping

Application Description

  • Most paint bake operations
  • Excellent paint masking tape
  • Used for holding, protecting, bundling


  • Offers an excellent balance of quick stick, panel adhesion and holding properties
  • Clean removal for up to 250F for 30 minutes, dependent on surface type
  • Removes cleanly from difficult surfaces, stainless steel, powder coatings, EPDM rubber and alodine aluminum
  • Better than conventional masking tapes for sunlight resistance, though may be difficult to remove if exposed for prolonged periods of time
  • Resists solvents and moisture
  • Government Specification Conformance for PPP-T-42C, Type I, C.I.D. A-A-883B

Markets Served

N/A Construction Manufacturing


N/A Crepe Paper

Adhesive Coating

N/A Single Coated

Adhesive Type

N/A Rubber

Adhesive Thickness

N/A 6.3 mil


N/A Tan

Maximum Width/ Master Roll Width

N/A 1 in

Adhesion to Steel

N/A 37 oz/in

Service/Operating Temperature

N/A up to 250 ºF

Tensile Strength

N/A 27 lb/in

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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