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    Painter’s tape VS Masking tape: what is the difference?

    To a non-expert eye, painter’s tape and masking tape might look just the same. They both have a crepe paper backing, that’s true; but they have a few characteristics that make them consistently different from one another. Let’s see here the differences between painter’s tape and masking tape. Masking tape is your ideal go-to tape for any house or DIY application. Everyone should always have at least one roll in their junk drawer, because you just never know when you’re going to need it. It especially comes in handy for quick fixes and craft projects: it’s easy to tear, easy to peel off and leaves no residue. However, when it comes to an actual painting job, regular masking tape may not be the ideal choice. Why use a generic masking tape when you can get a painter’s tape that is exclusively designed to ensure clean lines and no spills? No reason at all. Painter’s tape VS Masking tape Painter’s tape and masking tape have very much in common, in terms of appearance and feel; however, there are 3 main characteristics that consistently differentiate them from one another: Applicability: they are born for different purposes. Masking tape is perfect for general…

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    6 masking tape tips and painting techniques for a flawless paint job

    The most important thing when approaching a paint job is to make sure to have the correct tape for the job. True. But if you have no idea how to properly apply and remove the tape, for example, then it all goes south pretty quickly. Don’t worry, PPM is here

    16/07/2020
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    Low tack masking tape: ideal for your most delicate jobs

    Painting can be a very tricky job, for both professional and non-professional painters. It’s important to understand that not every masking tape works for all applications: the surface you have to paint on is ultimately what dictates which tape you should use. So, what to do when the surface is

    15/05/2020
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    Warning tape: the perfect solution to mark off hazard and safety areas

    In a time where social distancing has become part of our daily routine, and is most likely going to stay for a while, we have been forced to rethink our concept of personal and social space. Now more than ever, there is a need for an adhesive floor marking tape

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    How long to leave painter’s tape on after painting? Let’s find out

    When doing a painting job, protecting surfaces with a masking tape that holds well without leaving any residue is key in order to obtain a precise final result. Perfectly even edges and no smudges are guaranteed with a quality masking tape. However, a question still remains: how long to leave

    14/05/2020
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    Double-sided tape: how to use it in 4 quick and easy ways

    In recent years, double-sided tape has been slowly but surely replacing glue, when it comes to fastening and mounting, both temporarily and permanently, in building and construction works of all sorts. Why? Because it’s faster to apply, holds to perfection, doesn’t make a mess and it’s easier to remove. Double-sided

    16/04/2020
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    Filament tape VS Duct tape: which one is the right one?

    Mmm, decisions decisions. So many options and so little time to get things done. Don’t worry, PPM is here to help you clear out all doubts and show you which tape is the right one for you. First of all: not all tapes are the same. Filament tape and duct

    26/03/2020
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    Hot melt adhesive tape: what’s the difference with acrylic tape?

    As you know, hot melt adhesive tape and acrylic tape are very different. Therefore, since choosing the right tape for your application guarantees a well-done job, you want to think very carefully about which one to choose. PPM is here to help you compare the two options and figure out

    09/03/2020
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    Best carpet tape: 3 reasons to choose PPM’s Double-Sided Film Tape

    You’re about to start flooring the garage, and need something to secure the tiles to the floor? Or maybe carpeting the laundry room? Or again, you have to paint the bedroom’s walls and need to fasten felt mats to the floor to not get paint everywhere? Whatever might be the

    03/02/2020
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    Q1® becomes Official Partner of Ducati Corse

      PPM Industries is proud to announce that its Q1® brand have become the new official partner of Ducati Corse, the racing division of Italian high performance motorcycle manufacturer, Ducati Motor Holdings S.p.A. With a number of shared values including speed, performance engineering, and of course an Italian heritage, Q1® and

    27/01/2020
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    PPM Industries, one of the leading FSC® certified masking tape manufacturer company in Europe

    PPM Industries S.p.A, is one of the leading European masking tape manufacturer, who respecting the environment, obtained the international certification from Forest Stewardship Council (acronym FSC®).   FSC® is a non-profit, multi-stakeholder organization, devoted to encouraging the responsible management of the world’s forests and has developed the most recognized scheme for

    10/12/2019
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    Need a packing tape manufacturer that won’t let you down? PPM has got it all

    Packing tape is essential when you’re moving and you need to secure all of your goods inside cardboard boxes, without risking them all falling out. It needs to be strong and effective, especially if the boxes are particularly heavy. But, if you think that moving is the only occasion in

    31/10/2019
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    Automotive masking tape manufacturers: this is how we do it

    PPM is your entrusted automotive masking tape manufacturers, with a wide range of professional and performing products. We present them below, but before: have you ever wondered how we produce our masking tapes? The 3 step of an automotive masking tape manufacturing To manufacture each automotive masking tape, we follow

    11/10/2019
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