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
$12.20
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L412 3" Full View Mounting Corners (100)

3" Full View Mounting Corners (100)

Lineco Archival corners are used to securely hold photos and artwork to the backing board under window mats without using any adhesive on the artwork This Full View corner size is best used with artwork that has at border or margin of 11/16" or more. The 3 corner is excellent for very large artwork or photos that are matted. One can also use the 4" mount strips to support the top, bottom and sides of the artwork.
L412
$23.15
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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
$19.20
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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
$25.20
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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
$39.15
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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
$25.05
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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
$24.00
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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
$34.00
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Z695 Floreat picture hanger nails

Floreat picture hanger nails

Imported from Germany, these are brass plated super thin tempered steel nails which, when removed, make the smallest of holes.
Z695
$0.18
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