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
1 Part or 2 Part
- 1 Part or 2 Part - 1 Part
- Tape - double coated tape
- Other - sealing many boxes and tubes used for various types of shipments.
- Other - Rubber
- Pressure Sensitive (min) - Pressure Sensitive
- Clear / Transparent - Clear
Application Temperature (°F) 70 to 100
General Bond Strength (psi) Excellent, 130 (oz./in.) Test Method
High Temperature Resistance (°C) 50, 65
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
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.
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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