Filmoplast tapes

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Filmoplast P
Filmoplast P1


[Neschen AG] A registered trademark for a series of transparent adhesive tapes. The Filmoplast tapes use either clear tissue or white paper carriers and a pH-neutral to alkaline, non-yellowing, water-based acrylic dispersion adhesive (Arenstein et al. 2019).

  • Filmoplast P: tissue carrier acid-free mending tape
  • Filmoplast P1: translucent paper carrier
  • Filmoplast P90: paper carrier with gummed adhesive that is a water activated acrylic dispersion


  • Invisible dry mending of paper documents
  • Acid-free mending tape for reparing joints or damaged edges
Filmoplast P 90


Adhesive may yellow and become insoluble with time.

Physical and Chemical Properties

  • Filmoplast P: pH = 8.8 (unaged tape) and 8.1 (aged tape)
  • Filmoplast P90: pH = 9.1 (unaged tape) and 7.8 (aged tape)

Additional Information

Links to Oddy Test results posted on AIC Wiki Materials Database Pages for individual materials below

° Filmoplast P90 tested in 2013

° Filmoplast P90 tested in 1997

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Rachael Perkins Arenstein, Lisa Goldberg, and Eugenie Milroy, ‘Support and Rehousing for Collection Storage’ In ‘Preventive Conservation: Collection Storage’ Lisa Elkin and Christopher A. Norris (eds.), Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, New York. 2019.
  • Pam Hatchfield, Pollutants in the Museum Environment, Archetype Press, London, 2002

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