3M's highest performing masking tape that can withstand various types of repeat bake cycles of up to 160°C but also offers excellent solvent and moisture resistance. It is a darker tan colour than 3M's standard masking tape so is easily distinguishable. It has thicker backing paper for durability. Suitable for a variety of paint curing methods including infra red and UV. 501E is the replacement for 2610 Masking tape which 3M phased out in 2015. Both Data sheets are attached for comparison purposes.