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Protex® 20S


20 mil latex impregnated paper. For applications where extra protection and high tack is required.

Application Surface





20 MIL (paper)


Wing walk areas to eliminate damage from foot traffic, top areas of aircraft and on leading edges. Used for Tedlar ® interior protection in ceiling areas, overhead storage compartments and for exterior skin protection where heavy duty protection is required. Used to protect graphite composite surfaces from impact damage that could result in interlayer fracturing. PROTEX 20S may also be used for movie studio backdrops, cover-ups, and painting of sets. It can withstand 60 pounds of sandblasting pressure for decorative applications, i.e. glass etching and light blasting on wood.

Liner allows the product to be die-cut if desired.

Surface Sensitivity


Adhesion Level


Heat Tolerance

No heat applied, 100° – 150°

Typical Properties – Backing

Basis wt., lbs/3000 sq. ft. 175-187
Thickness, mils 19-23
Tensile strength, lbs/inch M.D. 25 min
Elongation, % M.D. 10 min
Elmendorf tear, grams, M.D. 280 min
C.D. 360 min

Typical Properties – Adhesive

Base Natural latex
Adhesion to steel, oz/inch width 44-50 (At time of manufacture)
PSTC-1 (Modified)

Typical Properties – Liner


Standard Sizes Available

36″ x 30 yds

Protex® 20S – Product Information Sheet (PDF)

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