Kikusui 101 Paper Tape in fibreglass moulds.
Sometimes overlooked among our specialty tapes, Kikusui 101 Silicone Coated Kraft Paper Tape is commonly used as a moisture resistant packaging tape in freezer and coolroom applications. It is also used as a bond break when working with sealants and
adhesives in the glazing and waterproofing industries.
A recent application highlighted it's versatility in other industries.
Several manufacturers are utilizing the silicone coating, or non-stick feature in fibreglass constructions.
One application is for the construction of fibreglass
components to build cooling towers used in large buildings
and shopping centres.
Another is for building sailing boats and pontoons.
Some of the components can be unique and only one piece
required, so to keep costs down a simplified mould making
process is required.
Kikusui 101 Paper Tape is used around corners and over
joins to enable the gelcoat and fibreglass components to
With this simplified construction process, moulds can be
made very economically, and changed very quickly and