• Description for 3M 854

    An opaque, cream-colored polyester tape with excellent chemical resistance in precious metal plating, especially gold.

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    Application Type Bond
    1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part
    Material Form Tape
    Substrate Aluminum, Steel, Gold, Metal
    Industry Electroplating, General splicing
    Manufacturer 3M
    Chemistry Polyester, Rubber
    Cure Method Pressure Sensitive
    Color Cream, Opaque
    Chemical Resistance Excellent
    Relative Solvent Resistance Chemical Resistance: Solvent resistance
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 149
    Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -50
  • Technical Data for 3M 854

    Overview
    • Application Type
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1 Part or 2 Part - 1 Part
    • Material Form
      • Tape
    • Substrate
    • Industry
      • Electronics - Electroplating
      • Industrial
      • Splicing - General splicing
      • Sign, Printing and Graphics - Photographic
      • Food & Drug - Chemical milling processes, Protection of substrates during chemical milling
      • Other - In precious metal plating, especially gold, Protection in sodium hydroxide etching of aluminum
    • Chemistry
      • Other - Polyester, Rubber
    • Cure Method
      • Pressure Sensitive (min) - Pressure Sensitive
    • Color
      • Off-White - Cream
      • Other - Opaque
    Specifications
    Bond Strength
    General Bond Strength (psi) 59 (oz./in.) Test Method
    Tensile Strength (psi) 29 (lbs./in.) Test Method
    Material Resistance
    Chemical Resistance Excellent
    Relative Solvent Resistance Chemical Resistance: Solvent resistance
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 149
    Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -50
    Hardness
    Elongation (%) 123 Test Method
    Flexibility Flexible Test Method
    Business Information
    Shelf Life Details Storage: Store under normal conditions of 70°F (21°C) and 50% R.H. in the original carton.
    Shelf Life Temperature (°F) 70
    Shelf Life Type From date of manufacture
    Shelf Life (mon) 18
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Tensile Strength Test Methods
Tensile Strength Test Method
29 (lbs./in.) D-3579, at Break, width
General Bond Strength Test Methods
General Bond Strength Substrate Test Method
59 (oz./in.) Steel ASTM D-3330, width
Elongation Test Methods
Elongation Test Method
123 % D-3579, at Break
Flexibility Test Methods
Flexibility Test Method
Flexible at -60 (F)
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