Application Type Bond, Laminate, Gaskets 1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part Material Form Double-Coated Tape Substrate Fabrics, Foam, Foil, ABS, Polycarbonate, Polyester, Polypropylene, Steel, Stainless Steel, Paper, Metal, Plastic Industry Cell phone lens, Diagnostic test strips, Splicing of film, Nameplates, Photo, Laptops, Posters Manufacturer 3M Chemistry Acrylic, Medium-firm Acrylic Cure Method Pressure sensitive Color White Relative Solvent Resistance Chemical Resistance: Medium-Low solvent resistance High Temperature Resistance (°C) 121, 82 Density (g/cm³) 1.012 (g/cc)
Technical Data for 3M 444
Application Temperature (°F) 70 to 100
General Bond Strength (psi) High Peel Strength (piw) 32 (Oz./in.), 61 (Oz./in.), 86 (Oz./in.), 115 (Oz./in.), 55 (Oz./in.), 64 (Oz./in.), 61 (Oz./in.), 43 (Oz./in.) Test Method Shear Strength (psi) 1000 (grams), 500 (grams) Test Method
UV Resistance Medium High Temperature Resistance (°C) 121, 82 Test Method
Insulation Resistance (O) Insulation resistance
Density (g/cm³) 1.012 (g/cc)
Shelf Life Details Store in original carton at 70°F (21°C) and 50% relative humidity.;If stored under proper conditions, product retains its performance and properties for two years from date of manufacture. Shelf Life Temperature (°F) 70 Shelf Life Type From date of manufacture Shelf Life (mon) 24
Best Practices for 3M 444
To obtain optimum adhesion, the bonding surfaces must be clean, dry and well unified. Some typical surface cleaning solvents are isopropyl alcohol or heptane.*
*Note: Carefully read and follow the manufacturer’s precautions and directions for use when working with solvents.
Bond strength is dependent upon the amount of adhesive-to-surface contact developed.Firm application pressure helps develop better adhesive contact and improves bond strength.
Ideal tape application temperature range is 70°F to 100°F (21°C to 38°C). Initial tape application to surfaces at temperatures below 50°F (10°C) is not recommended because the adhesive becomes too firm to adhere readily. However, once properly applied, low temperature holding is generally satisfactory.
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Shear Strength Test Methods
|Shear Strength||Test Time||Test Temperature||Test Method|
|1000 (grams)||48,780 sec||22°C||ASTM D3654 modified -(.5 inch2 sample size)|
|500 (grams)||180 sec||70°C||ASTM D3654 modified - (.5 inch2 sample size)|
Peel Strength Test Methods
|Peel Strength||Type||Substrate||Test Time||Test Temperature||Test Method|
|32 (Oz./in.)||90° Peel strength||Stainless steel||15 min||25°C||Adhesion to stainless steel ASTM D3330 - 90 degree|
|61 (Oz./in.)||90° Peel strength||Stainless steel||4,320 min||25°C||Adhesion to stainless steel ASTM D3330 - 90 degree|
|86 (Oz./in.)||90° Peel strength||Stainless steel||4,320 min||70°C||Adhesion to stainless steel ASTM D3330 - 90 degree|
|115 (Oz./in.)||180° Peel strength||4,320 min||25°C||ASTM D3330 - 180 degree, 2 mil al foil|
|55 (Oz./in.)||90° Peel strength||ABS||4,320 min||25°C||Adhesion to other surfaces ASTM D3330 – 90 degree,2 mil al foil|
|64 (Oz./in.)||90° Peel strength||Polycarbonate||4,320 min||25°C||Adhesion to other surfaces ASTM D3330 – 90 degree,2 mil al foil|
|61 (Oz./in.)||90° Peel strength||Polyester||4,320 min||25°C||Adhesion to other surfaces ASTM D3330 – 90 degree,2 mil al foil|
|43 (Oz./in.)||90° Peel strength||Polypropylene||4,320 min||25°C||Adhesion to other surfaces ASTM D3330 – 90 degree,2 mil al foil|
High Temperature Resistance Test Methods
|High Temperature Resistance||Test Method|
|121°C||Relative High Temperature Operating Ranges: Short Term (minutes, hours)|
|82°C||Relative High Temperature Operating Ranges: Long Term (days, weeks)|