• Description for 3M 234

    A general purpose paper masking tape designed to be used in medium temperature paint bake operations.

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    Application Type Adhesive, Masking
    1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part
    Material Form Masking Tape
    Substrate Steel
    Manufacturer 3M
    Chemistry Rubber, Solvent-free
    Cure Method Pressure Senstive
    Color Tan
    Relative Solvent Resistance Chemical Resistance: Solvent resistance
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) Heat resistance
    Key Specifications International Organization for Standardization, Mil-Spec (United States Military Standard): PPP-T-42C: PPP-T-42C, Type I (CID-A-A-883A)
  • Technical Data for 3M 234

    • Application Type
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1 Part or 2 Part - 1 Part
    • Material Form
      • Tape - Masking Tape
    • Substrate
    • Industry
      • Industrial - Holding, Protecting, Bundling, Vast number of other difficult jobs
    • Chemistry
    • Cure Method
      • Pressure Sensitive (min) - Pressure Senstive
    • Color
      • Brown - Tan
    • Key Specifications
      • International Organization for Standardization
      • Mil-Spec (United States Military Standard): PPP-T-42C: Type I (CID-A-A-883A) - PPP-T-42C, Type I (CID-A-A-883A)
    Bond Strength
    General Bond Strength (psi) 34 (oz./in.), 32 (oz./in.) Test Method
    Tensile Strength (psi) 27 (lbs./in.), 30(lbs./in.) Test Method
    Material Resistance
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) Heat resistance
    Moisture/Humidity Resistance Moisture resistance
    Elongation (%) 8, 10 Test Method
    Business Information
    Shelf Life Details To obtain best performance,use this product within one year from date of manufacture.;Store under normal conditions of 70°F (21°C) and 50% R.H. in the original carton.
    Shelf Life Temperature (°F) 70
    Shelf Life Type From date of shipment
    Shelf Life (mon) 12
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General Bond Strength Test Methods
General Bond Strength Substrate Test Method
34 (oz./in.) Steel ASTM D-3330, width
32 (oz./in.) Steel ASTM D-3330, width (35 N/100 mm)
Tensile Strength Test Methods
Tensile Strength Test Method
27 (lbs./in.) ASTM D-3759, width
30(lbs./in.) ASTM D-3759, width (525 N/100 mm)
Elongation Test Methods
Elongation Test Method
8 % D-3759 (at Break)
10 % ASTM D-3759 (at Break)