StockCap designed its Material Selection Guide to help finishers determine the right masking material for their processes. It presents available material options for different processes, highlighting tolerances to heat and chemical conditions, masking temperature ranges, and comparisons of material cost alternatives. The guide also includes information about reusability of materials and cure times.
The company’s masking products are designed to protect threads ports and bores during painting, plating, powder coating, blasting and e-coating. They include caps and plugs, as well as a variety of tapes, discs and films, in a variety of materials, such as flexible vinyl in regular or high-temperature formulas, ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM), and silicone rubber.