• Description for 3M 3000X

    A micro-cube corner sheeting made of a flexible synthetic resin which will perform well with polarized light.

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    Application Type Bond
    1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part
    Material Form Sheet
    Substrate Non-porous
    Manufacturer 3M
    Chemistry Acrylic, Synthetic resin
    Cure Method Pressure Sensitive
    Color White with linear pattern
  • Technical Data for 3M 3000X

    Overview
    • Application Type
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1 Part or 2 Part - 1 Part
    • Material Form
      • Other - Sheet
    • Substrate
      • Non-Porous Substrates - Non-porous
    • Industry
      • Other Transportation - High traffic zones with minimum surface obstruction
      • Construction - Micro-cube corner Construction, flexible synthetic resin construction
      • Other - Perform well with polarized light, Excellent bond to most clean, wax-free, dry, rela- tively non-porous, weather resistant surfaces., Can be hand or die-cut in shapes and sized to fit many applications., Provides the desired signal at longer distances with polarized and laser controllers.
    • Chemistry
    • Application Method
      • Contact
      • Other - Hand, Die-cut
    • Cure Method
      • Pressure Sensitive (min) - Pressure Sensitive
    • Color
      • White - White with linear pattern
    Specifications
    Cure Specs
    Application Temperature (°F) 50 to 100
    Bond Strength
    General Bond Strength (psi) Excellent
    Material Resistance
    Environmental Resistance Weather resistance
    Impact Resistance Impact resistance
    Hardness
    Flexibility Flexible
    Business Information
    Shelf Life Details 3000x sheeting should be stored in a cool, dry area, preferably at 65-75°F (18-24°C) and 30-50% relative humidity, and should be applied within one year after purchase. Do not allow sheeting or finished applications to become wet in shipment or storage. If they become wet, immediately unpack and air dry.
    Shelf Life Temperature (°F) 149 to 167
    Shelf Life (mon) 12
    Not Good For
    Don't Use For Not recommended for specification purpose, Retroreflective brightness varies with photo sensor geometry, retroreflector orientation and application.
  • Best Practices for 3M 3000X

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    1. Surface Preparation

      Remove oil, grease and/or dirt from the application surface through a solvent wipe with toluol, xylol, lacquer thinner, mineral spirits or VM&p naptha. On lacquer surfaces, wipe with mineral spirits or hepthane. After solvent wiping, dry the surface with a clean dry rag.

    2. Application

      The adhesive is protected by a liner which is removed at the time of application and the reflector is pressed into position.

    3. Clean-Up

      Sheeting that requires cleaning after use should be flushed with water than washed with a mild detergent solution and soft bristle brush or sponge. Avoid pressure which may scratch the surface. Flush with water following washing. Do not use solvents to clean the sheeting surface.

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