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3M Automotive Performance Masking Tape - 18 mm

Best Seller 3M Automotive Performance Masking Tape - 18 mm
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Available Sizes

3M Automotive Performance Masking Tape
18 mm
3M Automotive Performance Masking Tape
36 mm

Product Information

  • Properly protect paint, trim, emblems, lights, adjacent panels and more when using a buffer
  • Very high quality tape, perfect for auto detailing
  • Instantly sticks on surfaces and releases without any residue left behind
  • Ensures you don't get the dreaded white stain on your trim
  • Product Codes: 03431, 03433ESF
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100% of customers said that they would buy this item again
Based upon 20 ratings

Product Description

The paint safe 3M Automotive Performance Masking Tape is perfect for protecting your paint, trim, emblems, lights, rubber moldings and so much more. While using any polish, glaze, sealant or wax you risk permanently staining the trim if you are not careful. Simply put the tape around any area you want to protect and you can detail with confidence and know your trim is protected. It ensures you can get right to the edges with your buffer or hand application for a more thorough job while working much faster. It applies easy and removes extremely easy, leaving no sticky residue behind. Stained trim can really make even the nicest cars look ugly. Protect your trim pieces quickly and effectively with the 3M Automotive Performance Masking Tape.

3M Automotive Performance Masking Tape is available in 2 sizes:

18 mm x 32 m (Approximately .71 inches x 105 feet)
36 mm x 32 m (Approximately 1.42 inches x 105 feet)


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Customer Reviews

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Would they buy this item again? Yes
Works great with an easy, clean release. Highly recommended!
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Would they buy this item again? Yes
If you plan to do buffing work this tape and its other sized variants are a must to protect your various trim pieces properly. This tape stays in place well and will not come up from a light kiss from a DA. Not only does the 3M automotive tape line up stay in place well for the most part, but it is very easy to remove while leaving zero residue behind.

Now what about painters tape? Painters tape does none of the above. It isn't meant for this kind of work. If you use painters tape you will find it won't stay in place well at all and it can leave behind residue. Use the real stuff like 3M automotive tape when needing to protect trim components properly from a buffer.
Reviewed by on
Would they buy this item again? Yes
The only body tape I will use. I use it mainly to tape off trim/rubber etc prior to a polish or correction. It is both economical in terms of cost, and the ability of this tape to seamlessly conform to complex curves and hold throughout the work day is incredible. Plus it peels off easily when you need it to without any residue.

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