• Description for 3M 456CR

    Double Coated Adhesive Transfer Tape with easy release blue rubber adhesive

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    Chemical Resistance Excellent
    Application Type Bond
    1 Part or 2 Part 1-Part
    Material Form Tape
    Substrate Polyester(PET), Rubber, Stainless steel, Natural rubber
    Manufacturer 3M
    Chemistry Natural Rubber
    Cure Method Pressure Sensitive
    Application Temperature (°F) 70 to 100
    Color Blue
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 66, Excellent
  • Technical Data for 3M 456CR

    • Chemical Resistance
      • Chemical Resistance - Excellent
    • Application Type
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1-Part
    • Material Form
      • Tape
    • Substrate
    • Chemistry
      • Other - Natural Rubber
    • Application Method
      • Dispenser - Lamination equipment
    • Cure Method
      • Pressure Sensitive (min) - Pressure Sensitive
    • Color
      • Blue
    Cure Specs
    Application Temperature (°F) 70 to 100
    Bond Strength
    General Bond Strength (psi) 70 (Oz./in.), 47 (Oz./in.) Test Method
    Material Resistance
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 66, Excellent
    Flexibility Firm
  • Best Practices for 3M 456CR

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    1. Surface Preparation

      To obtain optimum adhesion, all substrate surfaces must be clean and dry. A typical cleaning solvent is an isopropyl alcohol/water solution with a mixture ratio of 50:50 (rubbing alcohol). Be sure to follow solvent manufacturer’s precautions and directions for use when using solvents.

    2. Application

      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.

      Bond strength is dependent upon the amount of adhesive-to-surface contact developed. Firm application pressure develops better adhesive contact and helps improve bond strength. The bond strength will increase as the adhesive flows onto the surface. At room temperature approximately 50% of the ultimate strength will be achieved after 20 minutes, 90% after 24 hours and 100% after 72 hours. In some cases ultimate bond strength can be achieved more quickly by exposure of the bond to elevated temperatures (e.g. 150°F or 66°C for one hour). This provides better adhesive wet-out onto the surface.

      Please also refer to the technical bulletin of “Lamination Techniques for Converters for Laminating Adhesives” for more useful information on lamination techniques.

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General Bond Strength Test Methods
General Bond Strength Substrate
70 (Oz./in.) Stainless Steel
47 (Oz./in.) Stainless steel