Scotch® High Performance Masking Tape 2693 offers excellent paint masking performance with high solid paints and urethane clear coats used in the transportation industry. Holding power resists the most stringent applications and bake cycles. Can be removed warm or cold from most surfaces without adhesive transfer. Clean removal can vary dependent on surface type, processing conditions and type of paint involved. Excellent conformability and paint flake resistance. Smoothness of the backing makes this tape very user friendly. Balanced construction with a stronger backing gives this tape easy removal properties without slivering. Provides good resistance to adhesive transfer on automotive type rubber moldings when removed at room temperatures. Should not be subjected to outdoor exposure.Can be certified for ASTM-D6123/D6123M97. Replaces obsolete PPP-T-42C, Type 1, (CID-A-A-883A). Typical physical and performance characteristics include: thickness: 8.5 mils, adhesion to steel: 46 oz./in. width, tensile strength: 26 lbs./in. width, elongation at break: 10%, temperature use range: Up to 325°F. Tan.