• Description for 3M 311

    A general purpose box sealing tape designed specifically for utility type applications on light to medium weight boxes.

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    Application Type Bond, Seal
    1 Part or 2 Part 1-Part
    Material Form sealing tape
    Substrate Steel
    Industry General purpose box sealing
    Manufacturer 3M
    Chemistry Acrylic, No Solvent For Activation
    Cure Method Pressure Sensitive
    Application Temperature (°F) 32 to 50
    Fluorescent Good aging in sunlight, Fuorescent Lighting
    Color Tan, Clear
    Aging Resistance Good aging in sunlight or fluorescent lighting
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) Good performance over broad temperature
    Other Resistance Split resistant
  • Technical Data for 3M 311

    Overview
    • Application Type
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1-Part
    • Material Form
      • Tape - sealing tape
    • Substrate
      • Steel
      • Other - fiberboard, Adheres instantly to a variety of surface
    • Industry
      • Industrial
      • General Purpose - General purpose box sealing
      • Other - Fiberboard boxes
    • Chemistry
    • Application Method
      • Dispenser - Hand Held Manual Dispensers, Semi-Automatic and Fully Automatic Equipment is available
      • Contact
    • Cure Method
      • Pressure Sensitive (min) - Pressure Sensitive
    • Color
      • Brown - Tan
      • Clear / Transparent - Clear
    Specifications
    Cure Specs
    Application Temperature (°F) 32 to 50
    Fluorescent Good aging in sunlight, Fuorescent Lighting
    Work / Pot Time (min) Long
    Bond Strength
    General Bond Strength (psi) 22 (oz./in.) Test Method
    Tear Strength (piw) Edge tear resistance
    Tensile Strength (psi) 25 (lbs./in.), 40 (lbs./in.) Test Method
    Material Resistance
    Aging Resistance Good aging in sunlight or fluorescent lighting
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) Good performance over broad temperature
    Other Resistance Split resistant
    Hardness
    Elongation (%) 125 Test Method
    Flexibility Conformable backing
    Business Information
    Shelf Life Details Storage Conditions: Store in a clean, dry place. Temperature of 40-80°F (4-26°C) and 40 to 50% relative humidity are recommended.;To obtain best performance, use this product within 18 months from date of manufacture.
    Shelf Life Temperature (°F) 40 to 80
    Shelf Life Type From date of manufacture
    Shelf Life (mon) 18
  • Best Practices for 3M 311

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    1. Application

      An extensive line of application equipment including hand held manual dispensers and semi-automatic and fully automatic equipment is available. Scotch® Box Sealing Tape 311 has been applied to fiberboard boxes with good results at refrigeration temperatures of 32°F to 50°F (0°C to 10°C). Once applied, Scotch® Tape 311 performs well on fiberboard boxes subjected to temperatures below 32°F (0°C).

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General Bond Strength Test Methods
General Bond Strength Substrate Test Method
22 (oz./in.) Steel ASTM D-3330, width
Tensile Strength Test Methods
Tensile Strength Test Method
25 (lbs./in.) ASTM D-3759, Machine Direction, width
40 (lbs./in.) ASTM D-3759, Cross Direction, width
Elongation Test Methods
Elongation Test Method
125 % D-3759 (at Break)