• Description for 3M 8401

    Designed for splicing many release coated papers.

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    Application Type Bond, Masking
    1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part
    Material Form Polyester Tape
    Substrate Many release coated papers, Steel
    Industry Splicing many release coated papers, Butt splicing of release treated paper
    Manufacturer 3M
    Chemistry Rubber, Silicone
    Cure Method Pressure Sensitive
    Color Translucent cream, Translucent cream
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) High temperature resistance
  • Technical Data for 3M 8401

    • Application Type
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1 Part or 2 Part - 1 Part
    • Material Form
      • Tape - Polyester Tape
    • Substrate
    • Industry
      • Industrial
      • Splicing - Splicing many release coated papers, Butt splicing of release treated paper
      • Other - Temporary holding and masking while providing easy removal.
    • Chemistry
    • Cure Method
      • Pressure Sensitive (min) - Pressure Sensitive
    • Color
      • Translucent - Translucent cream
      • Off-White - Translucent cream
    Cure Specs
    Application Temperature (°F) Applications requiring high temperature resistance
    Bond Strength
    General Bond Strength (psi) 22 (oz./in.) Test Method
    Tensile Strength (psi) 34 (lbs./in.) Test Method
    Material Resistance
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) High temperature resistance
    Elongation (%) 100 Test Method
    Business Information
    Shelf Life Details Storage: Store under normal conditions of 60° to 80°F (16° to 27°C) and 40 to 50% R.H. in the original carton.
    Shelf Life Temperature (°F) 140 to 176
    Shelf Life Type From date of manufacture
    Shelf Life (mon) 18
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Tensile Strength Test Methods
Tensile Strength Test Method
34 (lbs./in.) ASTM D-3759, at break, width
General Bond Strength Test Methods
General Bond Strength Substrate Test Method
22 (oz./in.) Steel ASTM D-3330, width
Elongation Test Methods
Elongation Test Method
100 % D-3759 (at Break)