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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What’s your favourite custom car from the movies?

Every petrolhead has their own list of great motors from the movies, and we’d love to see yours. Here are some runners and riders, just to get your engines started. Back to the future Yes the Delorean DMC-12 looked fabulous. And yes it had its faults as well. In…

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Why slowing car sales could be good news

New care sales in the UK fell by 12.2% in October 2017, according to the latest figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. In fact sales are on course for the first annual decline since 2011, and the SMMT forecasts that the decline will continue into 2018…

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