• Description for 3M 480

    A transparent polyethylene backing with a long aging transparent acrylic adhesive. It can be used for splicing and repairing polyethylene sheeting. It is also recommended for sealing and protecting applications.

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    Chemical Resistance Good, Chemical Resistance: Good
    Application Type Bond, Repair, Seal
    1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part
    Material Form Tape
    Substrate Steel, Polyethylene
    Industry Splicing, Splicing polyethylene sheeting
    Manufacturer 3M
    Chemistry Acrylic
    Cure Method Pressure Sensitive
    Color Transparent, Water white
    Non-Yellowing UV Resistance: Non-yellowing
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 77
    Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -7, -29

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General Bond Strength Test Methods
General Bond Strength Substrate Test Method
22 (oz./in.) Steel ASTM D-3330, width
Tensile Strength Test Methods
Tensile Strength Test Method
10 (lbs./in.) ASTM D-3759, width
12 (lbs./in.) ASTM D-3759, width
Elongation Test Methods
Elongation Test Method
277 % ASTM D-3759, at Break
520 % ASTM D-3759, at Break
Flexibility Test Methods
Flexibility Test Method
Flexible -20 (F)