Gold Mylar Tape is primarily used for splicing in high temperature applications and for a sensing tape for automated equipment used in sorting and counting. It can also be used in photo sensing applications to detect splices to facilitate roll change-over. Recommend Test Sampling First. This Gold Mylar Tape is used for reflective shielding, color coding and identification, plastic coated wallpaper with embossed surfaces, leaders for photo development. It is also used for decorative trim, graphic, photo preservation, chart presentation and cover art.