• Description for 3M 720

    A semi-transparent tape featuring a high tack, aggressive adhesive and a hand tearable film/fiber backing. It can be used for general purpose sealing and attaching, especially used on treated paper overwraps and other hard-to-stick-to surfaces.

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    Application Type Bond, Seal
    1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part
    Material Form Film/fiber tape
    Substrate Paper, Steel
    Industry General purpose
    Manufacturer 3M
    Chemistry Rubber resin
    Cure Method Pressure Sensitive
    Color Semi-transparent
  • Technical Data for 3M 720

    • Application Type
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1 Part or 2 Part - 1 Part
    • Material Form
      • Tape - Film/fiber tape
    • Substrate
      • Steel
      • Paper
      • Other - Other hard-tostick-to surfaces
    • Industry
      • Industrial
      • General Purpose
      • Other - Paper overwraps
    • Chemistry
      • Other - Rubber resin
    • Application Method
      • Dispenser - An extensive line of manual, semi-automatic, automatic equipment
      • Contact
    • Cure Method
      • Pressure Sensitive (min) - Pressure Sensitive
    • Color
      • Clear / Transparent - Semi-transparent
    Bond Strength
    General Bond Strength (psi) 90 (oz./in.) Test Method
    Tensile Strength (psi) 20 (lbs./in.) Test Method
    Elongation (%) 7 Test Method
    Business Information
    Shelf Life Details Storage Conditions: Storage of Scotch® Tape 720 at 70°F (21°C) and 40-50% relative humidity is recommended.
    Shelf Life Temperature (°F) 70
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Tensile Strength Test Methods
Tensile Strength Test Method
20 (lbs./in.) ASTM D-3759, Longitudinal
General Bond Strength Test Methods
General Bond Strength Substrate Test Method
90 (oz./in.) Steel ASTM D-3330, width
Elongation Test Methods
Elongation Test Method
7 % D-3759 (at Break)