60 yard long 2″ blue masking tape. Medium adhesive blue colored tape designed to be used on smooth or lightly textured surfaces. The versatile tape removes easily without leaving sticky residue adhesive behind.

2″ Blue Masking Tape Features:

  • Ultraviolet and sunlight resistant
  • Ideal for masking smooth surfaces
  • Multi-use tape
  • Perfect for protecting vehicle paint during headlight restoration
  • Leaves behind no sticky residue

Use the low adhesion level masking tape to mask vehicles before performing a headlight restoration.

From the Archives

Protecting the Paint for Headlight Restoration

Restoring headlights is a relatively quick and easy process, or it would be if but the time it takes to prep the vehicle before beginning the job and cleaning up afterwards. While tedious and time-consuming, it is essential to properly protect, not only the vehicle you are working on, but any other vehicles that are in proximity.

In our shop we have experimented with a number of different products and processes. Currently, we cover the entire engine compartment with a heavy canvas tarp, use a 2″ blue clean removing painter’s masking tape to mask around the headlights, and use a masking film to cover some or all of the rest of the vehicle. Typically, we use a pre taped masking film to cover the front half of the vehicle but sometimes it is just as easy to cover the entire vehicle with a disposable drop cloth. If it is determined that the hood should be up a canvas tarp is used for the engine compartment as the engine is often still hot when we begin the headlight restoration process and customers may not appreciate a bunch of melted plastic all over their engine. Imagine that!

While many customers would not be concerned or even notice a bit of dust or a few drops of polish, it is always our goal to leave the customer’s vehicle in better condition than when we found it. Anything less is unprofessional in my opinion.

Vehicle Protection

Protecting the vehicle’s paint throughout the sanding and polishing process should be a high priority for every headlight restoration technician and spending a bit of extra time up front simplifies the cleanup process after the job is complete. In most cases, we find covering the fenders, front doors and roof of the vehicle provides adequate protection. If the vehicle is perfectly clean before the restoration we will also cover the windshield. However, if the windshield is dirty, we will leave it uncovered and clean it thoroughly after the restoration.

Even more important is the careful masking around the headlights. We recommend using two layers of a high-quality painter’s tape to avoid damage to the plastic surrounding the headlight.  Protects against the sanding disk coming into contact with the lens any time during the restoration process. It’s not foolproof but if using a random orbit tool it definitely minimizes the chance…. Continue Reading


There are no reviews yet.

Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review.

Delta Kits Shipping:

  • Orders can be placed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on the Delta Kits website.  In-stock orders are shipped within 24 hours, excluding weekends and holidays. In most cases orders received Monday through Friday by 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time are shipped the same day.
  • Once your order has been processed, you will receive an email notification that includes your final invoice, name of delivery carrier, and a tracking number so you can track the status of your order through the delivery carrier's website.
  • Deltakits.com ships to all addresses worldwide serviced by UPS and allowed by the United States. Orders to addresses outside of the United States will be shipped via UPS International. For other options please contact Delta Kits customer service.
  • Deltakits.com orders are shipped with either USPS or UPS. For other options please contact Delta Kits customer service.
  • If, after the appropriate processing time has elapsed, you have not received an email confirming the shipment of your merchandise, please contact Delta Kits customer service. We will make every effort to respond to your email by the next business day.

Privacy Policy - Shipping Policy

Training and Tradeshows

This windshield repair training is a hands-on, intensive, one day course designed to take your repair quality to the next level. Whether you are just starting out or are a seasoned pro, this class is right for you!

Our team of experienced technicians are dedicated to offering the highest standard of training in the windshield repair industry. During the Delta Kits Training and Certification course, technicians are trained to follow ROLAGS (Repair of Laminated Auto Glass Standards), the industries best practices. Delta Kits Training and Certification covers all technical aspects of windshield repair and will take you from never having completed a repair, to being among the best technicians in the industry. The marketing and insurance billing discussion is designed to help you become more successful in your windshield repair business.


Who are our experts:

Brent Deines was originally trained by a Novus Methodman in 1987 and is NWRA certified. He has extensive experience repairing windshields and restoring headlights in a variety of climates and conditions. Deines has owned several auto glass repair and replacement businesses in Montana and Oregon and is currently the President and CEO of Delta Kits where he helped develop the company’s headlight restoration program and started the company’s windshield repair training and certification program in 1995.

Korey Gobin, Delta Kits sales manager, is NWRA certified and has been training individuals as well as large groups in the art of professional windshield repair and headlight restoration since 2008. Gobin is actively involved in the Repair of Laminated Automotive Glass Standard and in 2011 was awarded the Mobile Tech Windshield Repair Person of the Year. Korey serves on the ROLAGS committee and has traveled extensively throughout the USA, Canada, and Mexico to promote high quality standards for windshield repair and headlight restoration. He is affectionately known by his customers as the “Go to Guy” for windshield repair.

Graham Watson, is one of the original Novus Technicians in the UK since 1988 and since then has been running a very successful windscreen repair service in the UK. In 2008 Graham was named Windshield Repair Person of the year at the Mobile Tech Expo, an award he is very proud of as it is voted for by his peers in the trade. For the past 10 years, Watson has been active training technicians for the repair industry and specializes in advanced training for techs with previous experience, during this time he has been lucky enough to work with people from many different countries. His passion for helping others carry out the best quality repairs possible shows in the time he spends offering advice on different trade forums as Screenman.