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What is an Alloy Wheel Repair Mask?

Ask anyone who works in automobile paint shops and they’ll tell you that painting alloy wheels is one of their most challenging tasks. And protecting the tyres is the fiddliest aspect of the job. They have to waste valuable time either removing the tyres, or painstakingly taping them up. The…

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What is Automotive Paint Control Tape?

Instantly recognisable by its distinctive black and white check pattern, paint control tape is a new type of specialist masking tape. It has been created by JTAPE for automotive painters to use when the priority is precise control of paint thickness and coverage. This exceptional degree of control enables…

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What is Automotive Masking Tape?

Stopping paint going where it shouldn’t go. That’s the job of masking tape. Most people know it because painters, decorators and DIYers use it. But not everyone knows that there are other, highly specialised types of masking tape used by automotive paint shops. Why does automotive masking tape need…

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JTAPE freebies head for Hawick

Michael Smith from MFS Design in Hawick was the big winner in the recent JTAPE sponsored competition on the @repairandrefinish Facebook page. He picked up a package of JTAPE products worth £300, including foam masking tape and our latest innovations including parking sensor masking discs and clear…

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Take a look at the most expensive custom car of all time

At JTAPE we’re proud of our part in some of the world’s most amazing customisation projects. Proof that fabulous results are possible using just paints, parts, creativity and top quality automotive masking tape products. But just imagine what could be achieved if you had all the design and engineering…

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Love it or Hate it, there’s a new F1 logo

As the 2017 Formula One season roared to the finishing line, the FIA launched a new look for the world’s most popular motor sport. The words ‘new logo’ don’t usually get pulses racing, but this one’s causing quite a stir. Not surprising when you realise that the season’s 20 grands…

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