Specialized and Personalized Adhesives, Tapes and PTFE – MPI Matco

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Behind any lights, camera, action!  is a tape for use in motion picture, audio/visual, television, theatrical, and photography. We know that every detail matters in the Arts & Entertainment industry. Because media production comes with many performance requirements, it is critical to give tape a lead role in many applications, be it on set, stage, or in the field.


Our adhesive tapes are a proven technology that provides flexibility in design, faster processes, and a durable bond.

Labeling & Marking

Marking equipment and areas for easy identification and safeguard against hazards.

Color Coding

Color coding and bundling cables and wires are easy with gaffers tape. It comes in 20 different colours and cleanly removes from wires.

Temporary Flooring

Joining, marking, and securing temporary stage sets and
dance flooring.

Bonding & Sealing

General purpose sealing and bonding of equipment for exhibitions, stands and stages.

Fixing and Holding

All purpose fixing and holding of props, equipment and cables.


General electrical insulation and wire and cable identification.

What's the difference between gaffer and duct tape?

Gaffer’s tape is a heavy cotton cloth pressure-sensitive tape with strong adhesive properties. It is most commonly used in theatre, photography, film and television production, and industrial staging.
Matte finish / Non-Reflective
Removes cleanly from most surfaces
Tears easily in both directions
Easy to write on with markers
Coated cloth backing

Duct Tape is a cloth tape coated with a polyethylene resin on one side and an aggressive, rubber-based adhesive on the other. It is well known for its versatility and strength. Unlike other tapes, duct tape has a fabric backing that gives it strength while also allowing it to be easily torn and adhered to a variety of surfaces.

Glossy finish / Reflective
Hard to tear and leaves a jagged edge
Markers smudge
Cannot be printed
Polyethylene/Plastic Backing
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