• Description for 3M 483

    It has a backing with a rubber adhesive for many general purpose applications.

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    Application Type Bond, Masking, Seal
    1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part
    Material Form Polyethylene Tape
    Substrate Steel
    Industry Electroplating, Printed circuit boards, Many general purpose applications
    Manufacturer 3M
    Chemistry Polyethylene, Rubber
    Cure Method Pressure Sensitive
    Color black, Blue, Green, Red, Transparent, White, Yellow
    Relative Solvent Resistance Chemical Resistance: good solvent resistance
  • Technical Data for 3M 483

    Overview
    • Application Type
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1 Part or 2 Part - 1 Part
    • Material Form
      • Tape - Polyethylene Tape
    • Substrate
    • Industry
      • Electronics - Electroplating
      • Printed Circuit Board (PCB) - Printed circuit boards
      • Industrial
      • General Purpose - Many general purpose applications
      • Other - General sealing of containers., Silicone chip holding., Decorative, safety marking and color coding., Outdoor applications (black colored tape only).
    • Chemistry
      • Other - Polyethylene, Rubber
    • Cure Method
      • Pressure Sensitive (min) - Pressure Sensitive
    • Color
      • Black
      • Blue
      • Clear / Transparent - Transparent
      • Green
      • Red
      • White
      • Yellow
    Specifications
    Bond Strength
    General Bond Strength (psi) 12 (oz./in.) Test Method
    Tensile Strength (psi) 10 (lbs./in.) Test Method
    Material Resistance
    UV Resistance Excellent
    Hardness
    Elongation (%) 300 Test Method
    Flexibility Remains flexible to -20°F
    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.
    Shelf Life Type From date of manufacture
    Shelf Life (mon) 18
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Tensile Strength Test Methods
Tensile Strength Test Method
10 (lbs./in.) ASTM D-3759, width
General Bond Strength Test Methods
General Bond Strength Substrate Test Method
12 (oz./in.) Steel ASTM D-3330, width
Elongation Test Methods
Elongation Test Method
300 % D-3759 (at Break)