• Description for 3M 3903

    A general purpose duct tape made from a hand tearable embossed vinyl backing coated with a rubber adhesive.

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    Application Type Bond, masking, temporary repairs
    1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part
    Material Form Tape
    Substrate Steel
    Industry General purpose
    Manufacturer 3M
    Chemistry Rubber
    Cure Method Pressure Sensitive
    Color Black, Blue, Gray, Green, Red, White, Yellow
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) <121
  • Technical Data for 3M 3903

    Overview
    • Application Type
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1 Part or 2 Part - 1 Part
    • Material Form
      • Tape
    • Substrate
    • Industry
      • General Purpose
      • Other - Sealing and protecting surfaces and openings from dust, dirt and moisture., Color-coding, non-critical masking, wrapping and bundling., Protection from abrasion, temporary repairs and general maintenance activities., Applications requiring low flame spread and smoke developed indices., Applications requiring low leachable halogens, sulfur and mercury.
    • Chemistry
      • Other - Rubber
    • Cure Method
      • Pressure Sensitive (min) - Pressure Sensitive
    • Color
      • Black
      • Blue
      • Gray
      • Green
      • Red
      • White
      • Yellow
    Specifications
    Bond Strength
    General Bond Strength (psi) 20 (oz./in.) Test Method
    Tensile Strength (psi) 14 (lbs./in.) Test Method
    Material Resistance
    UV Resistance UV Resistance
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) <121
    Hardness
    Elongation (%) 150 Test Method
    Business Information
    Shelf Life Details Storage: Store under normal conditions of 60° to 80°F (16° to 27°C) and 40 to 60% R.H. in the original carton.
    Shelf Life Temperature (°F) 140 to 176
    Shelf Life Type From date of manufacture
    Shelf Life (mon) 12
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Tensile Strength Test Methods
Tensile Strength Test Method
14 (lbs./in.) ASTM D-3759, width
General Bond Strength Test Methods
General Bond Strength Substrate Test Method
20 (oz./in.) Steel ASTM D-3330, width
Elongation Test Methods
Elongation Test Method
150 % D-3759 (at Break)