Traditional masking tape backings

Traditional masking tape backings

Crepe paper with good mechanical properties
Good conformability with up to 18% elongation
Designed for everyday masking jobs
Available in multiple colors
Traditional masking tape backings
Consistent product adapted to your needs with good conformability.

Ahlstrom MasterTape™ Classic has customizable parameters to adapt to customer needs.

Our standard crepe base paper is the best backing from general to high-end masking tape application, offering good handling and conformability from 7% up to 18% elongation. Customization allows process optimization for the tape manufacturers when changing the saturation recipe, latex or adhesive quantity.

We propose multiple colors in our portfolio.


Basis Weight



MasterTape™ Classic Base Paper

39-60 g/m² 

24-37 lbs/3000ft²

7-18 % Masking tapes for everyday jobs