• Description for 3M 853

    It is comprised of strong, thin polyester backing with high shear, solvent resistant acrylic adhesive.

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    Chemical Resistance Chemical Resistance: Solvent resistant
    Application Type Bond, Mask, Laminate
    1 Part or 2 Part 1-Part
    Material Form Polyester Tape
    Substrate Steel
    Industry High tension splicing application
    Manufacturer 3M
    Chemistry Acrylic, Polyester
    Cure Method Pressure Sensitive
    Color Transparent
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 150
    Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -50
    Key Specifications Meets flammability requirements of FAR 25.853(a) Appendix F Part I (a)(1)(ii)., Mil-Spec (United States Military Standard): Meets U. S. Gov’t Commercial Item Description A-A-59298.
  • Technical Data for 3M 853

    Overview
    • Chemical Resistance
      • Chemical Resistance : Relative Solvent Resistance - Solvent resistant
    • Application Type
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1-Part
    • Material Form
      • Tape - Polyester Tape
    • Substrate
    • Industry
      • Industrial
      • Splicing - High tension splicing application
      • Other - Quality protective laminate, Solvent resistant masking, Tape hinge
    • Chemistry
    • Cure Method
      • Pressure Sensitive (min) - Pressure Sensitive
    • Color
      • Clear / Transparent - Transparent
    • Key Specifications
      • UL (Underwriters Laboratory), ULC (Underwriters Laboratories of Canada), NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) - Meets flammability requirements of FAR 25.853(a) Appendix F Part I (a)(1)(ii).
      • Mil-Spec (United States Military Standard) : A-A-59298 - Meets U. S. Gov’t Commercial Item Description A-A-59298.
    Specifications
    Bond Strength
    General Bond Strength (psi) 42 (oz./in.), 48 oz./in. Test Method
    Shear Strength (psi) High
    Tensile Strength (psi) 24 (lbs./in.), 25 lbs./in. Test Method
    Material Resistance
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 150
    Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -50
    Hardness
    Elongation (%) 110, 83 Test Method
    Business Information
    Shelf Life Details Store under normal conditions of 70°F (21°C) and 50% R.H. in the original carton.;To obtain best performance, use this product within 18 months from date of manufacture.
    Shelf Life Temperature (°F) 70, 61 to 81
    Shelf Life Type From date of manufacture, From date of manufacture
    Shelf Life (mon) 18, 18
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Tensile Strength Test Methods
Tensile Strength Test Method
24 (lbs./in.) ASTM D-3759 @ Break, width
25 lbs./in. ASTM D-3759, width (434 N/100 mm)
General Bond Strength Test Methods
General Bond Strength Substrate Test Method
42 (oz./in.) Steel ASTM D-3330, width
48 oz./in. Steel ASTM D-3330, width (52 N/100 mm)
Elongation Test Methods
Elongation Test Method
110 % ASTM D-3759 (at Break)
83 % At Break; ASTM D-3759