• Description for 3M 8561

    Made from an abrasion-resistant polyurethane elastomer that resists puncture, tearing, abrasion and erosion.

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    Application Type Bond
    1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part
    Material Form Protective Tape
    Substrate Acrylic Enamel Paint, Plate Glass, Anodized Aluminum, Mil-P-23377 Epoxy Primer
    Manufacturer 3M
    Chemistry Acrylic, Polyurethane
    Cure Method Pressure Sensitive
    Color transparent
    Relative Solvent Resistance Chemical Resistance: Solvent resistance
    Other Resistance punctures resistance, erosion resistance
  • Technical Data for 3M 8561

    • Application Type
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1 Part or 2 Part - 1 Part
    • Material Form
      • Tape - Protective Tape
    • Substrate
      • Glass - Plate Glass
      • Acrylic (PMMA) - Acrylic Enamel Paint
      • Epoxy - Mil-P-23377 Epoxy Primer
      • Anodized Aluminum
    • Industry
      • Other - protect substrates from environmental damage and corrosive elements, Tape provides a simple, easy, and fast method of protecting a surface from corrosion, abrasion, erosion and minor impact damage
    • Chemistry
    • Application Method
      • Contact
    • Cure Method
      • Pressure Sensitive (min) - Pressure Sensitive
    • Color
      • Clear / Transparent - transparent
    Bond Strength
    Peel Strength (piw) 36 (oz/in), 62 (oz/in), 26 (oz/in), 42 (oz/in) Test Method
    Tear Strength (piw) tearing resistance
    Tensile Strength (psi) 75 (lb/in) Test Method
    Material Resistance
    Abrasion Resistance abrasion resistance
    Environmental Resistance Good
    Other Resistance punctures resistance, erosion resistance
    Elongation (%) 400 Test Method
    Flexibility Elastomer
    Other Properties
    % Solids (%) 100
    Business Information
    Shelf Life Details Keep film in a clean area, away from excessive moisture and out of direct sunlight. Store rolls in the shipping carton. Return partially used rolls to the shipping carton.;Two (2) years from the date of manufacture or as expressly certified by 3M.
    Shelf Life Type From date of manufacture
    Shelf Life (mon) 24
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Peel Strength Test Methods
Peel Strength Cure Time Substrate Test Temperature Test Method
36 (oz/in) 1,440 min Plate Glass 21°C ASTM D3330 Method A 24 hour dwell
62 (oz/in) 1,440 min Anodized Aluminum 21°C ASTM D3330 Method A 24 hour dwell
26 (oz/in) 1,440 min Acrylic Enamel Paint 21°C ASTM D3330 Method A 24 hour dwell
42 (oz/in) 1,440 min Mil-P-23377 Epoxy Primer 21°C ASTM D3330 Method A 24 hour dwell.
Tensile Strength Test Methods
Tensile Strength Test Method
75 (lb/in) ASTM D882, @ Break
Elongation Test Methods
Elongation Test Method
400 % ASTM D882 (at Break)