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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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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