VRPT - Red Polyester Plating Tape

  • VRPT red polyester plating tape
  • VRPT red polyester plating tape

Red Polyester Plating Tape, 400°F (plating, anodizing, splicing)

This red polyester plating tape (VRPT) offers the ultimate in masking stop-off for electroplating. The carrier is thin for good conformability, and it has a thick adhesive that flows well into microscopic cracks and crevices to provide superb plating masking. Keep in mind this is a pressure-sensitive adhesive tape, so be sure to push down hard.

Viadon's VRPT series tape consists of 1 mil polyester backing coated with a 3 mil modified silicone adhesive (4 mil total thickness).

This is a Plating Masking Tape with the following characteristics:

  • Ideal for protecting printed circuit boards from harsh chemicals during plating.
  • Can be used in either direct immersion or fume/splash protection.
  • In stock and may be slit to any width and/or die cut to any shape.

Rolls are 72 yards long and can be cut in custom widths upon request. Viadon slits all tapes in-house! PLEASE Contact Us if you do not see the width of tape you need listed below. Single roll and case quantities are available.

All tapes are slit to width at time of order and cannot be returned for refund or credit. Stock items are subject to availability, but are usually available for shipment within 24 hours.

  • Available Widths
    Part Number Width (inches) Length (yards) Rolls / Case Quantity (rolls)  
    VRPT0250 0.250 72 144 Add to Shopping List
    VRPT0375 0.375 72 96 Add to Shopping List
    VRPT0500 0.500 72 72 Add to Shopping List
    VRPT0625 0.625 72 60 Add to Shopping List
    VRPT0750 0.750 72 48 Add to Shopping List
    VRPT0875 0.875 72 40 Add to Shopping List
    VRPT1000 1 72 36 Add to Shopping List
    VRPT1250 1.25 72 32 Add to Shopping List
    VRPT1500 1.50 72 24 Add to Shopping List
    VRPT1750 1.75 72 24 Add to Shopping List
    VRPT2000 2 72 24 Add to Shopping List
    VRPT2500 2.50 72 12 Add to Shopping List
    VRPT3000 3 72 12 Add to Shopping List
    VRPT3500 3.50 72 8 Add to Shopping List
    VRPT4000 4 72 8 Add to Shopping List
    VRPT5000 5 72 8 Add to Shopping List
    VRPT6000 6 72 8 Add to Shopping List

    PLEASE Contact Us if you do not see the width of tape you need.

    Single roll and case quantities are available.

    * All tapes are slit to width at time of order and cannot be returned for refund or credit. * Stock items are subject to availability, but are usually available for shipment within 24 hours.

    Note: Viadon also sold this tape previously under the VT980 product line.

  • Technical Specifications
    • Total Thickness: 4 mil
    • Temperature Range: 0°F to 400°F
    • Typical Masking Uses: Masking for plating / electroplating operations
    • Color: Red
    • Carrier: 1 mil polyester film
    • Adhesive: 3 mil silicone-based, pressure sensitive adhesive system
    • Excellent resistance to heat, shrinking, abrasion, and solvents.
    • Thick adhesive layer bonds well to a variety of surfaces.
    • Shelf life: 12 months from date of purchase.

     

    All tapes are slit to width at time of order and cannot be returned for refund or credit.
    Stock items are subject to availability, but are usually available for shipment within 24 hours.

    Note: Viadon also sold this tape previously under the VT980 product line.

  • Masking 101 Helpful Hints
    • Push down hard! This is a pressure sensitive adhesive tape - pressure is required for it to adhere properly to parts.
    • Clean parts thoroughly before applying tape.
    • Apply tape to dry surfaces only.
    • Use paper or aluminum foil to cover a large surface area; tape edges down.
    • Tape is for intermittent, one-time use only.
    • Store rolls on end in a cool, dry place.
    • Shelf life is 12 months from date of purchase.