Is this Safe to use?

I have read this page several times and I am unable to determine if it is a Good/Safe tape for the Glowforge. I was looking for something that would stick to MDF and Plywood. I have some masking Tape but as soon as the laser cuts around it the tape comes loose. I have also read the Threads on Masking Tape and it seems there was no conclusion on which was the best.

Almost certainly not.

You need paper tape, not plastic - which is mostly PVC and harmful to the machine.

You will also want medium tack, not high tack.

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Thank You

You need paper masking.

Try the TransferRite 592U high tack tape. They sell it as US Cutter, but also other spots. Whatever tape you use, make sure you burnish it really well all over with a brayer or a plastic flat edge (like a credit card).

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Thank you I will try that

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Just Ordered A Roll

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I think you’ll be happy with it!

If it’s actually masking tape I have no suggestions, but if it’s masking this is an indication that you didn’t activate the glue. It requires pressure to activate - rubbing many many times with the edge of a credit card, or piece of cut wood - something very flat will activate it.

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Thank you, I did not know that about masking Tape.

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