• Description for 3M 48

    A milky white unfused plastic film made of PTFE fluorocarbon resin. It is chemically inert, conformable, and stable through a temperature range of -450˚F (-268˚C) to 500˚F (260˚C), the film will fuse at 700˚F (374˚C).

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    Application Type Lubricant, Seal
    1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part
    Material Form Film
    Substrate Plastics
    Manufacturer 3M
    Chemistry PTFE
    Cure Method High Pressure
    Color Milky white
    Fungus Resistance Fungus Resistance
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 260
    Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -268
  • Technical Data for 3M 48

    Overview
    • Application Type
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1 Part or 2 Part - 1 Part
    • Material Form
      • Film
    • Substrate
    • Chemistry
      • Other - PTFE
    • Cure Method
      • Pressure Sensitive (min) - High Pressure
    • Color
      • White - Milky white
    Specifications
    Bond Strength
    Tensile Strength (psi) 5.9 (lbs/in)
    Material Resistance
    Fungus Resistance Fungus Resistance
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 260
    Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -268
    Hardness
    Elongation (%) 26 Test Method
    Business Information
    Shelf Life Details Scotch® 48 Thread Sealant and Lubricant has a 5-year shelf life from date of manufacture when stored under the following recommended storage conditions. Store behind present stock in a clean dry place at a temperature of 70°F and 40-50% relative humidity. Good stock rotation is recommended.
    Shelf Life Temperature (°F) 70
    Shelf Life Type From date of manufacture.
    Shelf Life (mon) 61
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Elongation Test Methods
Elongation Test Method
26 % (at Break)