• Description for 3M 9672LE

    Provide high bond strength to most surfaces, including many low surface energy plastics such as polypropylene and powder coated paints.

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    Application Type Bond
    1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part
    Material Form Transfer tape
    Substrate Fabric, Many low surface energy plastics, Polypropylene, Stainless Steel, Wood, Many low surface energy plastics, Plastics, ABS
    Manufacturer 3M
    Chemistry Acrylic
    Cure Method Pressure-Sensitive
    Chemical Resistance oil, mild acids, alkalis, Water Resistance, Chemical Resistance
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) Heat resistance, <149, <93, Temperature Cycling Resistance
    Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -40
  • Technical Data for 3M 9672LE

    Overview
    • Application Type
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1 Part or 2 Part - 1 Part
    • Material Form
      • Tape - Transfer tape
    • Substrate
    • Industry
      • Industrial - Decorative trim parts
      • Other - Slitting and die-cutting, Roll Laminating, Waste removed nameplates on a common sheet for ease of application, Plastic nameplates or graphic overlays for use on low surface energy plastics, Attaching membrane switch assemblies to powder coated surfaces and low surface energy plastics., Graphic overlays with end tabs for easy liner removal. , Attaching identification material to lightly oily surfaces typical of machine parts.
    • Chemistry
    • Cure Method
      • Pressure Sensitive (min) - Pressure-Sensitive
    Specifications
    Cure Specs
    Application Temperature (°F) 70 to 100
    Bond Strength
    General Bond Strength (psi) High
    Peel Strength (piw) 109 (Oz./In.), 102 (Oz./In.), 115 (Oz./In.), 140 (Oz./In.), 128 (Oz./In.), 136 (Oz./In.) Test Method
    Material Resistance
    Chemical Resistance oil, mild acids, alkalis, Water Resistance, Chemical Resistance
    UV Resistance U.V. Resistance
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) Heat resistance, <149, <93, Temperature Cycling Resistance Test Method
    Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -40
    Moisture/Humidity Resistance Humidity Resistance
    Business Information
    Shelf Life Details Storage: Store at room temperature conditions of 70°F (21°C) and 50% relative humidity.;If stored properly, product retains its performance and properties for 18 months from date of shipment.
    Shelf Life Temperature (°F) 70
    Shelf Life Type From date of shipment.
    Shelf Life (mon) 18
  • Best Practices for 3M 9672LE

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    1. Surface Preparation

      For maximum bond strength, the surface should be thoroughly cleaned and dried. Typical cleaning solvents are heptane or isopropyl alcohol.

      Carefully read and follow manufacturer's precautions and directions for use when using cleaning solvents.

    2. Application

      Initial tape application to surfaces at temperatures below 50°F (10°C) is not recommended for most pressure-sensitive adhesive because the adhesive becomes too firm to adhere readily. However, once properly applied, low temperature holding is generally satisfactory.

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Peel Strength Test Methods
Peel Strength Type Substrate Test Time Test Temperature Test Method
109 (Oz./In.) 90° Peel Strength Stainless Steel 15 min 25°C ASTM D3330, modified: 90° peel, 2 mil aluminum backing.
102 (Oz./In.) 90° Peel Strength ABS 15 min 25°C ASTM D3330, modified: 90° peel, 2 mil aluminum backing.
115 (Oz./In.) 90° Peel Strength Polypropylene 15 min 25°C ASTM D3330, modified: 90° peel, 2 mil aluminum backing.
140 (Oz./In.) 90° Peel Strength Stainless Steel 4,320 min 25°C ASTM D3330, modified: 90° peel, 2 mil aluminum backing.
128 (Oz./In.) 90° Peel Strength ABS 4,320 min 25°C ASTM D3330, modified: 90° peel, 2 mil aluminum backing.
136 (Oz./In.) 90° Peel Strength Polypropylene 4,320 min 25°C ASTM D3330, modified: 90° peel, 2 mil aluminum backing.
High Temperature Resistance Test Methods
High Temperature Resistance Test Method
Heat resistance Short periods (minutes, hours)
<149°C Intermittent longer periods of time (days, weeks)
<93°C
Temperature Cycling Resistance