How to Use Pallet Protek™ Platen Protection Tape

Cleaning up messy spray adhesive from your pallets is time-consuming and costly. It’s also unnecessary. By pre-covering your pallets with RTape 4350 Pallet Protek™ and spraying the paper tape instead of the pallet, press clean up is simply a matter of removing and discarding the tape. The whole process is fast and easy if you follow the instructions below.

Cut a sheet of pallet protection tape large enough to cover the pallet as shown in photo #1. Using a squeegee, apply the tape to the platen of the screen print press. To save time, many printers will use the roll of pallet protection tape to burnish the sheet to the platen, rolling it over the surface.

Photo #1

After applying the pallet protection tape to the platen, trim the excess using a utility knife. See photo #2.

Photo #2

One way to save time and increase shop productivity is to apply several layers of the Protek™ tape to a pallet. When you need a clean sheet of pallet protection tape, just pull off the top layer. Before applying the additional layers of tape, mark the base layer with a large “X” as shown in photo #3. This will alert you that you need to reapply additional layers.

Photo #3

For more information about RTape’s screen print products, call us today at 1-800-440-1250.

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