Flexographic Plate Mounting Tapes

Where Science Meets Craft

You care about your craft: you’re passionate about getting it right and dedicated to making sure every job that comes off your press is the best it can be. You need mounting and printing tape solutions that deliver optimal, consistent and productive quality. Every time. From every angle.

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See how 3M can help you at every step of production

You’ve devoted your career to the craft of flexographic printing. You want more than a supplier, you want a partner who can bring solutions and join you in looking at the bigger picture. 3M flexographic experts are devoted to finding ways to help you honor your commitment to the craft at all stages of the print process.

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    Plate-Mounting

    Plate mounting requires concentration and skill. We help you get it right.

  • Image of a press operator inserting a cylinder into the press
    On-Press

    During the print run you keep an eye on print quality. We help keep each run rolling smoothly.

  • Image of a worker removing flexo tape from a cylinder
    Demounting

    When the run is done, we’ll help reduce the incidence of plate damage and worker fatigue.

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If you have a specific question or would like to hear more about how we can work together to help you be productive, ask one of our network of 3M Flexo Experts.

3M Flexographic Solutions

Explore all Flexographic Plate Mounting Tapes

All these flexographic plate mounting tapes offer strong edge hold to prevent lifting and are produced with tight caliper tolerances so you can be assured the end of the roll is the same thickness as the beginning. They also offer air-release technology to help prevent bubbles and come in a variety of foam densities to meet the needs of different print jobs.

  • L-Series

    L-Series tapes offer the air release feature on both sides, easier plate removal for longer plate life, and the plate is repositionable.

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  • E&H-Series

    These tapes offer the air release feature on both sides. E-Series tapes allow repositioning of the plate on the tape. H-Series tapes are best for thick plates or tight repeats.

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Shop Talk – Industry Information and Insights

  • Image of a world map with text
    8th Annual Flexo Symposium Recap (0:47)

    See what was discussed at the online symposium, plus where to sign up for future events.

  • Images of worker removing L-Series Tape with all her weight & Pro-Series Tape with much less effort
    Strength in Partnership (1:45)

    Bill Gaffney, Graphic Manager at Menasha Packaging, talks about the ease of removing Pro-Series tapes vs L-Series, and about partnering with 3M.

  • Printing has evolved over the centuries, and now improvements come constantly.
    Evolution of an Industry (2:51)

    Printing has evolved over the centuries, and now improvements come constantly.

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Need help finding the right product for your project? Contact us if you need product, technical or application advice or want to collaborate with a 3M technical specialist, or give us a call at 09 477 4040.

Need help finding the right product for your project? Contact us if you need product, technical or application advice or want to collaborate with a 3M technical specialist, or give us a call at 09 477 4040.