• Description for 3M 476XL

    It has a liner that extends beyond the width of the adhesive to provide easy liner starting and removal.

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    Application Type Bond, Seal
    1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part
    Material Form double coated tape
    Substrate Paper, Steel
    Manufacturer 3M
    Chemistry Rubber
    Cure Method Pressure Sensitive
    Color Clear
    Relative Solvent Resistance Chemical Resistance: Medium/Low
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 50, 65
  • Technical Data for 3M 476XL

    Overview
    • Application Type
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1 Part or 2 Part - 1 Part
    • Material Form
      • Tape - double coated tape
    • Substrate
    • Industry
      • Industrial
      • Other - sealing many boxes and tubes used for various types of shipments.
    • Chemistry
      • Other - Rubber
    • Cure Method
      • Pressure Sensitive (min) - Pressure Sensitive
    • Color
      • Clear / Transparent - Clear
    Specifications
    Cure Specs
    Application Temperature (°F) 70 to 100
    Bond Strength
    General Bond Strength (psi) Excellent, 130 (oz./in.) Test Method
    Material Resistance
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 50, 65
    Business Information
    Shelf Life Details 18 (months) from date of manufacture when stored in original cartons at 70°F (21°C) and 50% relative humidity.
    Shelf Life Temperature (°F) 70
    Shelf Life Type From date of manufacture
    Shelf Life (mon) 18
  • Best Practices for 3M 476XL

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    1. Surface Preparation

      To obtain optimum adhesion, the bonding surfaces must be clean, dry, and well unified. Some typical surface cleaning solvents are isopropyl alcohol and heptane.

      Note: When using solvents, extinguish all ignition sources, including pilot lights, and follow the manufacturer’s precautions and directions for use.

    2. Application

      Bond strength is dependent upon the amount of adhesive-to-surface contact developed. Firm application pressure helps develop better adhesive contact and improve bond strength.

      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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130 (oz./in.) Steel ASTM D3330