Selecting the Right Premask for the Job


As a leading manufacturer of premasks, application tape and surface protection maskings, RTape has developed several products for screen print and digital print applications. The four premasks and prespacing tapes listed below are in stock and are available in the most commonly used roll widths.


To select the right tape for your application, refer to the product descriptions below, the physical properties chart and the product selection chart. If you have any questions or need assistance in selecting a premask or prespacing tape, call your RTape distributor or RTape at 800-440-1250 or 908-753-5570. In Europe or the Middle East, call RTape/Industrial Consultants at +32 9 216 67 00.


4760 - Premask for UV Inks and Clear Coats

• Heavyweight paper premask with a medium tack adhesive.

• Alternative to 3M SCPM-44X and ABI 6882.

• Compatible with UV inks, including 3M 9700 UV and Nazdar 3500 UV Series inks.

• Ideal for halftones and 4C Process printing.
Factory Cut Roll Sizes: 24”, 36”, 48”, 54”


4760RLA® - Premask/Prespacing Tape for Printed or Unprinted Graphics

• Heavyweight paper premask with a medium tack adhesive.

• Alternative to 3M SCPM-3, SCPS-100 and ABI 782U.

• Compatible with UV and solvent-based screen print inks and clear coats.

• Conform® Release Liner Adhesion prevents tunneling and edge curl.

Factory Cut Roll Sizes: 24”, 36”, 48”, 60”



4761RLA® - Prespacing Tape for Air Egress Vinyls

• Heavyweight paper prespacing tape with a high tack adhesive.

• Alternative to 3M SCPS-55.

• Designed for use with die cut and plotter cut graphics.

• Adheres to embossed liners of air egress films such as 3M Comply and

Avery EZ Apply.

• Conform® Release Liner Adhesion prevents tunneling and edge curl
Factory Cut Roll Sizes: 24”, 36”, 48”
4775RLA® - Prespacing Tape for Small & Medium Die Cut Graphics

• Heavyweight paper prespacing tape with a high tack adhesive.

• Alternative to 3M SCPS-2 and ABI 792U.

• Compatible with most vinyl films and graphics with overlaminates.

• Conform® Release Liner Adhesion prevents tunneling and edge curl.
Factory Cut Roll Sizes: 24”, 36”, 48


Physical Properties


Product 4760 4760RLA 4761RLA 4775RLA
Caliper & Facestock 104 microns (4.1 mils) 104 microns (4.1 mils) 104 microns (4.1 mils) 104 microns (4.1 mils)
Caliper, Facestock & Adhesive 130 microns (5.1 mils) 130 microns (5.1 mils) 130 microns (5.1 mils) 130 microns (5.1 mils)
Adhesion to Stainless Steel 14-18N/100mm (13-17oz.) 13-17N/100mm (12-16oz.) 19-21N/100mm (17-19oz.) 19-21N/100mm (17-19oz.)
Tensile 332N/100mm (19lb./in.) 332N/100mm (19lb./in.) 332N/100mm (19lb./in.) 332N/100mm (19lb./in.)
Elongation 12% 12% 12% 12%

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