• Description for 3M 893

    A general-purpose packaging tape reinforced with continuous glass-yarn filaments that give the tape high tensile strength and low stretch.

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    Application Type Bond
    1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part
    Material Form Filament Tape
    Substrate Steel
    Industry Coil tabbing
    Manufacturer 3M
    Chemistry Rubber resin
    Cure Method Pressure Sensitive
    Color Clear
  • Technical Data for 3M 893

    • Application Type
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1 Part or 2 Part - 1 Part
    • Material Form
      • Tape - Filament Tape
    • Substrate
      • Steel
      • Other - Fiberboard
    • Industry
      • Coils - Coil tabbing
      • Industrial
      • Packaging - General-purpose packaging
      • Other - Bundling, Reinforcing
    • Chemistry
      • Other - Rubber resin
    • Application Method
      • Dispenser - dispensing
      • Contact
      • Flow - hand-held manual dispensers, automatic L-clip applicator
    • Cure Method
      • Pressure Sensitive (min) - Pressure Sensitive
    • Color
      • Clear / Transparent - Clear
    Cure Specs
    Application Temperature (°F) 77
    Bond Strength
    General Bond Strength (psi) High, 55 (oz./in.), 50 (oz./in.) Test Method
    Shear Strength (psi) High
    Tensile Strength (psi) High, 300 (lbs./in.) Test Method
    Material Resistance
    Abrasion Resistance Excellent
    Moisture/Humidity Resistance Excellent moisture resistance
    Elongation (%) Low stretch, 5, 4 Test Method
    Business Information
    Shelf Life Details Store behind present stock. Store in a clean, dry place. Temperature of 40-80°F (4-26°C) and 40-50% relative humidity are recommended. Rotate your stock.;To obtain best performance, use this product within 18 months from date of manufacture.
    Shelf Life Temperature (°F) 39 to 79
    Shelf Life Type from date of manufacture
    Shelf Life (mon) 18
  • Best Practices for 3M 893

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    1. Application

      At colder temperatures, approaching 32°F (0°C), the adhesive becomes firmer. Once applied, Scotch® Tape 893 performs well throughout the normal temperature ranges typically encountered by packaged products in shipping and storage environments.

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General Bond Strength Test Methods
General Bond Strength Substrate Test Method
55 (oz./in.) Steel ASTM D-3330, width
50 (oz./in.) Steel ASTM D-3330; width
Tensile Strength Test Methods
Tensile Strength Test Method
300 (lbs./in.) ASTM D-3759, width
Elongation Test Methods
Elongation Test Method
Low stretch
5 % D-3759 (at Break)
4 % ASTM D-3759; at Break