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How to Pinstripe a car the easy way

Subtle isn’t a word that’s often associated with the art of customising cars, but pinstriping is different. Pinstriping a car can be a beautiful, elegant and, yes, understated way to add decorative flourishes that enhance the curves and contours of the bodywork. History and mystery The history of…

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Come and see us at Automechanika, Frankfurt, 2018

11th – 15th september 2018 Hall 11.1, Stand C08 For the eighth year running JTAPE will be exhibiting at Automechanika with our exclusive and innovative range of masking solutions for the motor trade. On the stand you will have chance to see and try some…

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What is Double Sided Mounting Tape?

Double sided tapes are distinguished by having adhesive on both sides. They are primarily used to stick two surfaces together, often mounting a small item onto a wall, vehicle body or similar. Typically, one adhesive side of the tape is fixed to one surface while the detachable release liner…

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What is Cloth Tape?

Similar to traditional gaffer tape and duct tape, cloth tape is a heavy duty protective tape with a laminated or polycoated cloth backing. This type of tape was originally developed for sealing joints in the ducts of heating and air conditioning systems, so cloth tape has the resilience and…

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What is Precision Tape?

Professionals who paint vehicles for a living take immense pride in a beautiful job. Ask any of them about the key to success and the word ‘precision’ won’t be far from their lips. For automotive work fine lines, sharply defined edges and meticulous detail are crucial, whether the aim is…

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What is Customising Tape?

The art of customising cars, trucks and bikes often involves working with filligree curved lines, elaborate designs and intricate patterns. A great customiser needs to be true artist with a unique set of skills. But they also need to work with the appropriate equipment, and the right fine line masking…

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