• Description for 3M 4731

    A pigmented vinyl backing with a rubber adhesive used for electroplating, paint masking and many other general purpose applications.

    *See Terms of Use Below

    Chemical Resistance Excellent alkali resistance, Chemical Resistance: Excellent acid resistance
    Application Type Bond, Sealing
    1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part
    Material Form Tape
    Substrate Vinyl, Steel, Rubber
    Industry Electroplating, Many other general purpose applications
    Manufacturer 3M
    Chemistry Vinyl
    Cure Method Pressure Sensitive
    Color Purple, Blue , Gray, Orange, White, Yellow
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 4 to 77, <121
  • Technical Data for 3M 4731

    Overview
    • Chemical Resistance
      • Chemical Resistance - Excellent alkali resistance
      • Chemical Resistance: Acid Resistance - Excellent acid resistance
    • Application Type
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1 Part or 2 Part - 1 Part
    • Material Form
      • Tape
    • Substrate
    • Industry
      • Electronics - Electroplating
      • Industrial
      • General Purpose - Many other general purpose applications
      • Other - Paint masking
    • Chemistry
      • Other - Vinyl
    • Cure Method
      • Pressure Sensitive (min) - Pressure Sensitive
    • Color
      • Blue - Blue
      • Gray
      • Orange
      • Purple
      • White
      • Yellow
    Specifications
    Cure Specs
    Application Temperature (°F) >50
    Bond Strength
    General Bond Strength (psi) 20 (oz./in.) Test Method
    Tensile Strength (psi) 17 (lbs./in.) Test Method
    Material Resistance
    Abrasion Resistance Excellent
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 4 to 77, <121
    Moisture/Humidity Resistance Excellent
    Hardness
    Elongation (%) 230 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.;To obtain best performance, use this product within 18 months from date of manufacture.
    Shelf Life Temperature (°F) 60 to 80
    Shelf Life Type From date of manufacture
    Shelf Life (mon) 18
  • Comparable Materials for 3M 4731

    *See Terms of Use Below

    Spec Engine® Results

Popular Articles

Testing the effectiveness of surface treatments

Read Article

Infographic: ENSURING A STRONG BOND - 6 Basic Methods of Surface Preparation

Read Article

Anaerobic Adhesives

Read Article

What Are the Differences Between Adhesives and Sealants?

Read Article

Sponsored Articles

Unique Advantages of Contact Adhesives

Read Article

Using LOCTITE® 454™ is a Valid Option for Engineers Working with a Wide Variety of Materials

Read Article

Sylgard 184 by DOW is the Top Choice for a Transparent, Silicone Encapsulant. Read Why:

Read Article

Case Study: Creating reliable, corrosion-free bonds with LORD® 406 acrylic adhesive

Read Article

Featured Ads

Gluespec Poll

When you're researching or sourcing materials online, what device are you using?
Tensile Strength Test Methods
Tensile Strength Test Method
17 (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
230 % D-3759 (at Break)