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3M Scotch 2020

3M Scotch 2020 Contractor Grade Masking Tape

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    Tan
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    Purchased Most Frequently: 0.94 in x 60 yds. (Tan) *9-pack | See Pricing Table below for additional options.
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Product Description

Scotch® Contractor Grade Masking Tape is a general-purpose masking tape designed for use on non-damageable surfaces. Use on vinyl, carpet, metal, and plastic for the protection you need to get the job done. Scotch® Contractor Grade Masking Tape holds to surfaces for up to 3 days and then removes easily without leaving any sticky residue behind.

Features & Benefits

  • Designed for use on vinyl, carpet, metal, and plastic.
  • 3-day clean removal leaves behind no damage or sticky residue.
  • Strong adhesive.
  • Bonds aggressively, yet has a smooth unwind.
  • Made in the U.S.

    Application Instructions

    TAPE APPLICATION TIPS: For great paint results make sure the surface is clean, dry and dust-free so that the tape sticks properly. Next, apply the tape onto the surface while pressing down firmly as you go. And lastly, let the tape set for about 30 to 60 minutes before painting.
    TAPE REMOVAL TIPS: Wait until the paint is dry to the touch before removing the tape. Lift it up by slowly pulling it back on itself, then removing at a 45-degree angle.

     

    Technical Information

    3M Scotch 2020 Contractor Grade Masking Tape
    Note: Specifications are those given by manufacturers and are not tested for accuracy.

    Alert Roll Sizes/Widths

    Please note that tape rolls are NOT guaranteed to be splice-free. Tape rolls are typically cut to standard tape industry metric-cut sizes - or approx 5% narrower than the nominal size (i.e. 24mm per 1-inch of nominal width ordered).

    2020 Standard sizes

    ROLL SIZEITEM # ROLLS PER CASE QUANTITY ORDERING PRICE PER ROLL PRICE PER CASE

    0.70 in. x 60 yds. bulk-packed

    Actual Size: 18mm wide

    2020-18A-BK48

    Single Roll (1-47 Rolls)

    1 - 2 Cases (48-143 Rolls)

    3 - 4 Cases (144-239 Rolls)

    5+ Cases (>= 240 Rolls)

    $1.76

    $0.96

    $0.95

    $0.94

    N/A

    $46.08

    $45.60

    $45.12

    0.94 in. x 60 yds. 9-pack

    Actual Size: 24mm wide

    2020-24AP94

    Single Roll (1-3 Rolls)

    1 - 2 Cases (4-11 Rolls)

    3 - 4 Cases (12-19 Rolls)

    5+ Cases (>= 20 Rolls)

    $12.98

    $11.42

    $11.33

    $11.23

    N/A

    $45.68

    $45.32

    $44.92

    1.41 in. x 60 yds. 6-pack

    Actual Size: 36mm wide

    2020-36AP64

    Single Roll (1-3 Rolls)

    1 - 2 Cases (4-11 Rolls)

    3 - 4 Cases (12-19 Rolls)

    5+ Cases (>= 20 Rolls)

    $12.98

    $11.51

    $11.41

    $11.32

    N/A

    $46.04

    $45.64

    $45.28

    1.88 in. x 60 yds. 6-pack

    Actual Size: 48mm wide

    2020-48TP64

    Single Roll (1-3 Rolls)

    1 - 2 Cases (4-11 Rolls)

    3 - 4 Cases (12-19 Rolls)

    5+ Cases (>= 20 Rolls)

    $17.88

    $15.25

    $15.12

    $15.00

    N/A

    $61.00

    $60.48

    $60.00

    Nominal Tape Widths vs Actual Widths

    Nominal vs. Actual Widths Zoom In

    Tape rolls are cut to standard tape industry metric widths of approx. 24mm per 1-inch of nominal width ordered. As a result ACTUAL tape widths are normally 5% narrower than the NOMINAL width shown in inches. Examples:

    • 1" Nominal width = 15/16" (24mm) Actual width
    • 2" Nominal width = 1-7/8" (48mm) Actual width
    • 3" Nominal width = 2-13/16" (72mm) Actual width

    Note that tape rolls are NOT guaranteed to be splice-free.

    2020 Special Order Sizes

    ROLL SIZEITEM # ROLLS PER CASE QUANTITY ORDERING PRICE PER ROLL PRICE PER CASE

    0.94 in. x 60 yds. 6-pack

    Actual Size: 24mm wide

    Approximately 15 extra business days to ship
    2020-24EP64

    Single Roll (1-3 Rolls)

    1 - 2 Cases (4, 8 Rolls)

    3 - 4 Cases (12, 16 Rolls)

    5+ Cases (20, 24, 28, ... Rolls)

    1 case minimum

    $7.90

    $7.83

    $7.76

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    $31.60

    $31.32

    $31.04

    Special Order Policies & Footnotes:

    Special Order Policies

    • Special orders are non-returnable (and non-cancelable if materials have been already ordered or cut before the cancellation request was received).
    • Special order sizes often ship direct from our supplier so will not arrive together with stocked products.

    Special Order Minimums

    • Minimum requirements apply because a size may be non-stock.
    • Minimum Quantities: If a particular size has a minimum item requirement, please only order that size in multiples of that minimum (e.g. if the minimum is 12, then use multiples like 12, 24, 36, etc).

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    User Reviews

    3M Scotch 2020 Contractor Grade Masking Tape
    Made in the USA
    hot melt rubber (synthetic)
    Offers the widest range of application flexibility available. Exhibits excellent processing performance whether manually or automatically applied. Has superior tensile strength, adhesion properties and holding force which ensures consistent, reliable seals. Hot melt adhesive will bond faster to a surface which is referred to as quick-grab or quick-stick. It typically has higher tack (will feel stickier to the touch), but is also softer. It has lower heat resistance, shear resistance, and sometimes UV resistance than an acrylic adhesive. NOTE: it is called hot melt because the adhesive is applied hot by the manufacturer and then hardens as it cools (you do not need to apply heat to the tape yourself).
    natural rubber
    Properties are similar to that of hot melt rubber, but natural rubber often holds where other adhesives won't (recycled fibers, dust, cold, heat and heavy loads). It provides good overall adhesion and moisture resistance.
    acrylic
    Offer excellent performance, especially for applications in temperatures less than 40°F and greater then 120°F. It provides excellent clarity, has high shear strength, is usually more permanent/durable even when exposed to moisture, and it ages well over extended periods in fluorescent and sunlight. Since it remains clear for the life of the application and does not yellow over time it is ideal for applications such as sealing white cartons. While it has good initial adhesion it does take 24-48 hours to cure and to achieve its maximum bond strength (has gradual adhesion buildup). Another difference between hot melt rubber and acrylic adhesive is if you fold tape over making the two adhesive sides touch the acrylic adhesive will remain attached to the carrier (e.g. paper, film) while a hot melt adhesive will stick to itself and pull off of the carrier. It is the best choice for clarity, UV resistance and aging characteristics.
    silicone
    Is great for extreme temperature applications since silicone adhesive can work in continuous operating temperatures from -100°F to 500°F. They also exhibit good chemical resistance, retain electrical properties, and remove cleanly with little or no residue.
    zinc oxide
    Zinc oxide based adhesive formula is a skin-friendly adhesive which is commonly used on sports medicine tapes.
    Thickness, AKA caliper or gauge, refers to the distance from one surface of a tape backing, or adhesive, to the other.
    1 mil = 1/1000 of an inch
    Examples: 1/16 inch = 62.5 mils; 1/32 inch = 31.25 mils
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