• For those that prefer the traditional, or “old school” style of make-ready tape there is the option for the paper lick and stick.  As the name implies, this tape must be moistened to activate the adhesive prior to patching.  Lick and Stick is available in .0015”, .003”, and .006” thicknesses, and 1/4” and 1/2” widths.  This product is cost effective and durable.
    Thickness Width Length per Roll
    .0015 1/4”, 1/2” 500’
    .003 1/4”, 1/2” 225’
    .006 1/4”, 1/2” 140’
  • Profitape is the industry standard in patching make-ready tape.  This self-adhesive, color coded tape is accurate, able to be layered upon itself, long lasting, and flexible.  The available widths include 1/8”, 1/4”, and 1/2”, with the 1/4” being the most popular.  Profitape is the best choice for all of your patching needs on you auto-platen machine.
    Color Thickness Width Length per Roll
    Blue .001 1/8”, 1/4”, 1/2” 115’
    Red .002 1/8”, 1/4”, 1/2” 82’
    Yellow .003 1/8”, 1/4”, 1/2” 59’
  • Our steel shim is 5/16” and comes in three thicknesses, .001”, .002”, and .005”.  A finger lift style backing allows for easy application, and the adhesive provides an excellent bond.  This product is perfect for shimming up directly on to the back of your die when using older style windmill and cylinder presses.  The steel shim is made from a hardened stainless steel, which will not compress and provides great durability.
    Thickness Width Length per Roll
    .001 5/16” 33’
    .002 5/16” 33’
    .005 5/16” 33’

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