• Description for 3M 256

    It can be used for masking, bundling, holding and splicing operations needing colors for identification.

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    Application Type Masking, Banding, Sealing
    1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part
    Material Form Paper tape
    Substrate Fabric, A variety of paper, Steel
    Industry Splicing
    Manufacturer 3M
    Chemistry Rubber
    Cure Method Pressure Sensitive
    Color Green, Red, white
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) <93
  • Technical Data for 3M 256

    Overview
    • Application Type
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1 Part or 2 Part - 1 Part
    • Material Form
      • Tape - Paper tape
    • Substrate
    • Industry
      • Industrial
      • Splicing
      • Other - Holding applications, A wide variety of bundling, Tabbing, Defect flagging, Banding, Light to medium bundling applications, Banding items where color coding is required.
    • Chemistry
      • Other - Rubber
    • Cure Method
      • Pressure Sensitive (min) - Pressure Sensitive
    • Color
      • Green
      • Red
      • White
    Specifications
    Bond Strength
    General Bond Strength (psi) 25 (oz./in.) Test Method
    Tensile Strength (psi) 20 (lbs./in.), 512 (oz/in) Test Method
    Material Resistance
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) <93
    Hardness
    Elongation (%) 5, 4 Test Method
    Business Information
    Shelf Life Details Storage: Store under normal conditions of 60° to 80°F (16° to 27°C) and 40 to 60% R.H. in the original carton.;To obtain best performance, use this product within 12 months from date of manufacture.
    Shelf Life Temperature (°F) 61 to 81
    Shelf Life Type From date of manufacture
    Shelf Life (mon) 12
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General Bond Strength Test Methods
General Bond Strength Substrate Test Method
25 (oz./in.) Steel ASTM D-3330, width
Tensile Strength Test Methods
Tensile Strength Test Method
20 (lbs./in.) ASTM D-3759, width
512 (oz/in) ASTM D3759
Elongation Test Methods
Elongation Test Method
5 % D-3759 (at Break)
4 % ASTM D3759, at Break