• Description for 3M 896

    A general-purpose medium tensile strength tape reinforced with continuous glass-yarn filaments.

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    Application Type Bond
    1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part
    Material Form Tape
    Substrate Steel
    Manufacturer 3M
    Chemistry synthetic rubber resin
    Cure Method Pressure Sensitive
    Color White
    Other Resistance Nick resistant
  • Technical Data for 3M 896

    • Application Type
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1 Part or 2 Part - 1 Part
    • Material Form
      • Tape
    • Substrate
      • Steel
      • Other - fiberboard
    • Industry
      • Industrial
      • Other - general-purpose box closing, bundling, and pallet unitizing applications
    • Chemistry
      • Synthetic Rubber - synthetic rubber resin
    • Application Method
      • Dispenser - dispensing
      • Contact
      • Flow - hand-held manual dispensers
    • Cure Method
      • Pressure Sensitive (min) - Pressure Sensitive
    • Color
      • White
    Cure Specs
    Application Temperature (°F) 68 to 77
    Bond Strength
    General Bond Strength (psi) Good, 60 (oz./in.) Test Method
    Shear Strength (psi) High
    Tensile Strength (psi) Medium, 240 (lbs./in.) Test Method
    Material Resistance
    Abrasion Resistance Abrasion resistance
    Moisture/Humidity Resistance moisture resistance
    Other Resistance Nick resistant
    Elongation (%) Low stretch, 3 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) 40 to 80
    Shelf Life Type from date of manufacture.
    Shelf Life (mon) 18
  • Best Practices for 3M 896

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    1. Application

      At lower temperatures, approaching 32°F (0°C), the adhesive becomes firm. Once applied, Scotch® Tape 896 performs well throughout the normal temperature ranges typically encountered by packaged products in shipping and storage environments.

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Tensile Strength Test Methods
Tensile Strength Test Method
240 (lbs./in.) ASTM D-3759, width
General Bond Strength Test Methods
General Bond Strength Substrate Test Method
60 (oz./in.) Steel ASTM D-3330, width
Elongation Test Methods
Elongation Test Method
Low stretch D-3759 (at Break)
3 %