Archival Tapes

Metropolitan carries a variety of archival tapes for different applications. Applications include: hinging art on paper and photographs, attaching a mat to a backing board, attaching wood spacers, and providing a dust cover for the back of fine art frames.

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L405 1" x 130 ft. Gummed Paper Hinging Tape

1" x 130 ft. Gummed Paper Hinging Tape

The high tensile strength of this quality, water activated hinging tape will support all but the heaviest works of art. The paper is acid-free with a calcium carbonate buffer and a pH of 8.5. The neutral pH adhesive has excellent tack to hold firmly without slipping or ''creeping''. Not recommended with photographs and Giclee inkjet prints because of their sensitivity to water.
L405
$11.90
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L415 1" x 150 ft White Tyvek Tape

1" x 150 ft White Tyvek Tape

Tyvek tapes are recommended for sealing the back of frames when doing final fitting. They have a pressure-sensitive, permanent acrylic adhesive which will not tear like traditional brown kraft paper used in the framing industry.
L415
$18.60
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L416 1 1/2" x 150 ft. White Tyvek Tape

1 1/2" x 150 ft. White Tyvek Tape

Tyvek tapes are recommended for sealing the back of frames when doing final fitting. They have a pressure-sensitive, permanent acrylic adhesive which will not tear like traditional brown kraft paper used in the framing industry.
L416
$24.45
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L417 2 1/4" x 150 ft White Tyvek Tape

2 1/4" x 150 ft White Tyvek Tape

Tyvek tapes are recommended for sealing the back of frames when doing final fitting. They have a pressure-sensitive, permanent acrylic adhesive which will not tear like traditional brown kraft paper used in the framing industry.
L417
$36.90
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L419 7/8" x 150 ft. Abaca.sa Paper Hinging Tape

7/8" x 150 ft. Abaca.sa Paper Hinging Tape

Abaca.sa is a self-adhesive hinging tape with a very strong acrylic adhesive that is permanent and non-yellowing for hinging works on paper. Because Abaca is self adhesive it is safer to use on photographs and Giclee ink jet prints which are sensitive to water.
L419
$24.30
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TA001 1" x 100 yds Acid Free Gummed Linen Tape

1" x 100 yds Acid Free Gummed Linen Tape

A white cotton cambric cloth tape with a neutral pH water activated adhesive. Recommended for hinging a window mat to backing board.
TA001
$34.00
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TA002 1 1/2" x 100 yds Acid Free Gummed Linen Tape

1 1/2" x 100 yds Acid Free Gummed Linen Tape

A white cotton cambric cloth tape with a neutral pH water activated adhesive. Recommended for hinging a window mat to backing board.
TA002
$52.00
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TA003 2" x 100 yds Acid Free Gummed Linen tape

2" x 100 yds Acid Free Gummed Linen tape

A white cotton cambric cloth tape with a neutral pH water activated adhesive. Recommended for hinging a window mat to backing board.
TA003
$67.00
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U292 3/4" x 165 ft. Filmoplast P90 tape

3/4" x 165 ft. Filmoplast P90 tape

This is a white archival, pressure sensitive, tear-resistant paper tape commonly used on photographs.
U292
$31.50
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UL235 1/4" x 36 yds 3M Double Sided Tape

1/4" x 36 yds 3M Double Sided Tape

3M's Double Sided Tape is used to attach our 1/4" wood spacers.
UL235
$16.50
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UL236 1/2" x 36 yds 3M Double Sided Tape

1/2" x 36 yds 3M Double Sided Tape

3M's Double Sided Tape is used to attach our 1/2" and larger wood spacers.
UL236
$26.40
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