If the wrong thickness of mounting tape is used, this can result in ruined production runs. Below is a quick conversion guide, & the correct platemount/cushionmount tapes for the thickness required to mount your printing "blocks" / plates.
Platemount & Cushionmount tape thickness's are generally referred by - thou (thousands of an inch). With the metric system being in place for decades, as time progresses more people & companies need to know what Flexographic - Flexo Mounting tape thickness's are in millimetres (mm) converted over from thou (thousands of an inch).
Below is our guide of the most common Flexo Mounting tape thickness's converted from thou to mm.
We also have listed next to the thickness our platemount tapes & cushiomount tapes available from Tesa & 3M
ETS Embossing and Tape Supplies | Specialty & Industrial Tapes
Embossing & Tape Supplies is your tape and packaging supply specialist, serving Sydney, Greater NSW, and other parts of Australia since the early 1970's.
We are suppliers of high-quality speciality and industrial tapes for a broad range of industries, with a solid reputation for quality products and quality service - both online and offline.
ETS is proud to be major distributors of all 3M, BDF (Tesa), Husky, and Stylus tapes, with a huge range for all industries. We compliment this with a comprehensive range of industrial packaging supplies