Masking & Paper Tapes

CP 743

CP 743 Specialty Grade, Photographic Black Masking Tape

Specialty grade, photographic black masking tape for use in photo studios, film processing labs and darkrooms. Also recommended as a chart tape, for quality photographic reproduction work, cropping and edging negative for contact printing, and sealing camera bellow and film holders against light leaks. Designed with an opaque black matte surface that ensures light-free masking, CP 743 is versatile, reliable and considered to be the "photographer's masking tape."

Features & Benefits

  • Specialty grade photographic black masking tape
  • Very high adhesion
  • Light-free masking
  • Good quick stick
  • Highly conformable
  • Applicable Standards: ASTM D 6123/D 6123M-97 (2012), Type I
  • For available sizes and colors, reference the Technical Data Sheet in the Downloads section below

Typical Applications

  • For use in photo studios, film processing labs and home darkrooms
  • Recommended for use as a chart tape
  • Used for quality photographic reproduction work, including cropping and edging negatives for contact printing
  • Also used for sealing camera bellows and film holders against light leaks

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Specifications

Construction

  • Backing: Impregnated paper
  • Adhesive: Rubber-based adhesive
  • Liner: NA

Properties & Technical Data

Property Standard Metric
Adhesion to Stainless Steel 47 oz/in width 5.14 N/10 mm
Elongation 8% 8%
Service Temperature Range 45 F to 150 F 7 C to 66 C
Tensile 24 lbs/in width 42.0 N/10 mm
Thickness 6.5 mils 0.17 mm

Physical and performance characteristics shown above are obtained from tests recommended by PSTC, ASTM, government agencies or Shurtape Technologies, LLC, Quality Assurance and Technical Service departments and do not represent a guarantee of product performance. Individual rolls may vary slightly from these averages. The user should determine whether the product is fit for a particular purpose and is suitable for the user’s method of application before use.

Applicable Standards

ASTM D 6123/D 6123M-97 (2012), Type I

Sizes & Colors

Colors Available:

Natural (NAT) Natural (NAT)

Lengths Available: 60.1 yd

Widths Available: 1.88 in

Sizes and colors disclaimer:

Storage & Usage Conditions

Tape should be stored in its original packaging in a cool, dry area away from direct sunlight and should be used within 12 months of date of shipment. Surfaces to which tape is applied should be clean, dry and free of grease, oil or other contaminants.

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