22 April 2008
22 April 2008
Intertape Polymer Group has launched a new line of Anchor Marine Products developed specifically for the marine and composites industry.
Its newly featured product, Anchor Orange Mask, is a performance masking tape designed to provide excellent adhesion to semi-permanent release agents.
“The marine and composites industry has asked for a tape that works with semi-permanent release agents and Anchor Orange Mask delivers the solution,” explained Cindy Stoner, IPG Marine Market Manager. She says that Anchor Orange Mask provides a vivid colour for product differentiation, tear resistance after gel-coating, residue free clean removal, excellent adhesion to backing when layered, and short term UV resistance.
""We see opportunities to leverage our unique technical capabilities in support of the marine industry. Intertape provides unsurpassed tape technology which allows us to respond to the ever changing needs of the marine and composites industry where new product development is critical,” stated Dean Blockowitz, IPG Vice President of Industrial Tapes.
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