Masking Techniques

Custom masking solutions for the coating industry

Visit each section below to see some of the masking techniques that will make your job easier and more cost-effective. 

Masking Techniques

Magnet Mask

• Magnets molded in silicone for attaching to part
• Able to withstand high heat
• Used when speed of masking is needed
• Able to hold to flat surfaces
• Can be color-coded

Mask used in:

• Powder Coat
• Wet Spray
• E-coating
• Plating

Example: Magnet Masks

Strap Mask

• Masking two sides of one part
• Holding two components together
• Multiple masks attached together

Mask used in:

• E-coat
• Powder Coat
• Wet Spray
• Plating

Stretch Mask

• Expanding over a larger area first
• Liquid tight to keep wash out
• Creating a seal behind the part

Mask used in:

• E-coat
• Plating
• Wet Spray

conductive Mask

• Designed to transfer ground from rack to part
• Eliminates racking marks
• Speeds up the labor of masking
• Covers rack area
• Reduces rack burn off

Mask used in:

• Powder Coat
• Wet Spray
• E-coating

Clam Shell Mask

• Larger areas
• Center areas that can not be reached
• Extreme shapes

Mask used in:

• Wash Mask
• Powder Coat
• Wet Spray

Air Release Mask

• Tubes, Canisters, Tanks

Mask used in:

• Wash Mask
• Powder Coat
• Wet Spray
• E-coat
• Plating