• Description for 3M 202

    A high performance, excellent paint masking tape for holding, protecting and bundling where a pressure sensitive tape is needed.

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    Application Type Masking
    1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part
    Material Form Paper Masking Tape
    Substrate Paper, Steel
    Manufacturer 3M
    Chemistry Rubber
    Cure Method Pressure Sensitive
    Color Tan
    Relative Solvent Resistance Chemical Resistance: Solvent resistance
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) <121
    Other Resistance Excellent transfer resistance
    Key Specifications Mil-Spec (United States Military Standard): PPP-T-42C: PPP-T-42C, Type I, (CID-A-A-883A).
  • Technical Data for 3M 202

    • Application Type
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1 Part or 2 Part - 1 Part
    • Material Form
      • Tape - Paper Masking Tape
    • Substrate
    • Industry
      • Industrial
      • Other - Holding, Protecting, Bundling
    • Chemistry
      • Other - Rubber
    • Application Method
      • Contact
    • Cure Method
      • Pressure Sensitive (min) - Pressure Sensitive
    • Color
      • Brown - Tan
    • Key Specifications
      • Mil-Spec (United States Military Standard): PPP-T-42C: Type I (CID-A-A-883A) - PPP-T-42C, Type I, (CID-A-A-883A).
    Bond Strength
    General Bond Strength (psi) 41 (oz./in.), 37 oz./in. Test Method
    Tensile Strength (psi) 27 (lbs./in.), 30 lbs./in. Test Method
    Material Resistance
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) <121 Test Method
    Other Resistance Excellent transfer resistance
    Elongation (%) 8, 10 Test Method
    Business Information
    Shelf Life Details Storage: Store under normal conditions of 70°F (21°C) and 50% R.H. in the original carton.
    Shelf Life Temperature (°F) 70
    Shelf Life Type From date of manufacture
    Shelf Life (mon) 12
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Tensile Strength Test Methods
Tensile Strength Test Method
27 (lbs./in.) ASTM D-3759, width
30 lbs./in. ASTM D-3759 Width
General Bond Strength Test Methods
General Bond Strength Substrate Test Method
41 (oz./in.) Steel ASTM D-3330, width
37 oz./in. Steel ASTM D-3330, Width
High Temperature Resistance Test Methods
High Temperature Resistance Test Method
<121°C 30 minutes
Elongation Test Methods
Elongation Test Method
8 % D-3759 (at Break)
10 % ASTM D-3759 (at Break)