Automotive Surface Protection

Protection Film & Masking components for the Automotive Industry

Tecman’s high-performance automotive masking and protection solutions are developed to meet our clients exacting requirements whilst facilitating rapid and accurate application to increase productivity during assembly and manufacturing processes.

We combine high-performance materials with innovative manufacturing techniques to develop bespoke solutions that cover every stage of the vehicle manufacturing process, from preparation and painting the through to transportation and final delivery.

Our product range include OEM approved protection films designed to protect piano black paint and other sensitive surfaces during manufacturing and transportation processes whilst ensuring residual free removal at the dealership.

Surface Protection solutions

For every stage of the automotive manufacturing process

  • Automotive Interior

    Interior Surface Protection

    Bespoke die-cut surface protection solutions for automotive interiors to protect surfaces and components during manufacturing and transportation processes, through to residual free removal at the dealership.

    - OEM approved piano black paint protection
    - Protection during transportation
    - Decorative interior trim
    - Door panels and door sills
    - Upholstery and floor coverings
    - Screen protectors

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  • Automotive Exterior

    Exterior Surface Protection

    Bespoke die-cut surface protection solutions for automotive exteriors designed to protect paint, trim and
    other exterior components during manufacturing and transportation processes with residual free removal at the dealership.

    - Exterior trim & badging
    - Freshly painted metal
    - Wheel protection
    - Light lenses
    - Plastic components
    - Spoilers, B-pillars, and c-pillars.

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  • Protection

    Paint Masking

    High performance masking solutions for each stage of the painting process, producing a flawless paint finish for
    the most exacting requirements.

    - Large area paint masking for body painting
    - Overspray masking for component and panel masking
    - Fine detail paint masking for finishing and two-tone paint work.

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  • Surface Protection

    Specialist Masking

    Designed for high temperatures or heavy-duty coating and blasting applications.

    - Automotive hole covering for powder coating applications
    - Critical surface masking for powder coating applications
    - Sandblast and shotblast masking.

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  • Plus

    Application & Assembly Support

    We develop assembly aids and equipment to assist in  the precise application of protection components to increase productivity during assembly. Where there is existing equipment, we develop our solutions to work seamlessly with our clients own processes.

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Through close collaboration with our customers we gain in-depth knowledge into specific project requirements. This approach enables the development of tailored solutions that meet the unique requirements and objectives of each surface protection project.

By combining innovative conversion techniques with high-performance advanced protection films and masking tapes our solutions add value in ways that matter most.

Contact our experts to explore how Tecman's advanced solutions for automotive surface protection can enhance your application by delivering improved performance and overall cost savings.

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Why Tecman

Why Tecman for Automotive Surface Protection Solutions

Tecman Certification & Quality   Certification & Quality

Our facility holds both ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949:2016 certifications. Rigorous systems, including APQP, NPI, Engineering Change Control, and Six Sigma, ensure that our automotive surface protection solutions meet the highest industry standards.


Tecman Multi-Industry Expertise   Multi-Industry Expertise

Leveraging a cross-industry approach, Tecman offers customers the advantage of diverse industry, material, and manufacturing knowledge. Our automotive surface protection and masking solutions integrate the latest innovations, delivering effective, tailored solutions that meet the unique demands of automotive applications.

Tecman Collaborative Partnership   Collaborative Partnership

Our comprehensive, end-to-end approach involves collaboration with OEMs and tier suppliers throughout the supply chain to ensure the seamless integration of our surface protection solutions at each stage of the manufacturing process.


Tecman Added Value Process   Added Value Process

At the initial concept stage, we seamlessly integrate design for manufacture and assembly. This proactive approach not only helps in avoiding complications and delays downstream but also enables considerations for process efficiencies, performance enhancement, and overall cost savings.

Automotive Surface Protection Solutions

Case study in action

OEM Approved Protection Film

Centre Console Black Gloss


A major automotive OEM with a requirement to protect notoriously sensitive piano black painted centre console during manufacturing and transportation processes.


Provided a full end-to-end service to engineer a protection solution with innovative design features enabling component testing without removal through to clean removal at the dealership.


An OEM approved surface protection solution specified on drawings that significantly reduced processing time due to fast and accurate application design.


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Guide to automotive surface protection films

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