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3M™ Electroplating/Anodizing Tape 484 Tan, 2 in x 36 yd 7.2 mil, 24 per case Bulk

3M ID  70006705720    UPC#  00051111919354    3M Product Number  484     
3M(TM) Electroplating/Anodizing Tape 484
3M(TM) Electroplating/Anodizing Tape 484
The 3M™ Electroplating/Anodizing Tape 484 is used for masking various surfaces during electroplating and anodizing operations. The vinyl backing is conformable to rough or irregular surfaces and helps provide temperature resistance, and resistance to most chemicals used in the electroplating process.
  • Tan, 5.6 mil vinyl backing provides good temperature resistance up to 170°F (77°C)
  • Excellent resistance to plating chemicals (electroplating nickel and electroless nickel)
  • Abrasion resistant vinyl backing for improved durability
  • Easy-to-apply to help increase speed of jobs
  • Clean removal helps improve the quality of finished products
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Our 3M™ Electroplating/Anodizing Tape 484 is a tan, 5.6 mil (0.14 mm) vinyl tape with a rubber adhesive that is abrasion resistant and designed to provide lower adhesion and unwind than our 3M™ Electroplating Tape 470. During the demanding electroplating and anodizing processes, it’s essential to find a tape that offers excellent resistance to chemicals and heat. We’ve provided the tape that meets the demands of the job.

Recommended Applications

  • Resistance to most plating chemicals
  • Electroplating nickel and electroless nickel
  • Milling and etching titanium, reduces undercutting on irregular surfaces
  • Peening

Electroplating and Anodizing
Anodized aluminum is often used in cameras, cookware, flashlights, smartphones and other common products. Our 3M™ Electroplating/Anodizing Tape 484 can mask aluminum or other surfaces used in the anodizing, or electroplating processes. With a range of uses in the electroplating and anodizing process, it’s no surprise that this product is suitable for use across a number of industries, including: transportation, specialty vehicle, automotive, military and government, general industrial and MRO. Finding the right sized tape to fit your needs is an important part of any job. That’s why we offer this tape in a variety of widths – from 0.25 to 3”.

The 3M™ Advantage
In the 3M™ Industrial Adhesives and Tapes Division, we apply the science of adhesion to deliver innovative solutions that improve the design and manufacturing processes of companies around the world. In the end, our technologies help customers like you deliver competitive products to the market faster and more efficiently. Whether you’re looking to protect, mask, enhance or otherwise modify surfaces to improve the appearance, function or productivity of your products or processes, we have the tools to help you get the job done right.


 Adhesion to Steel oz/in (N/100 mm)‎‎ 22 (24)
 Adhesive Type‎‎ Rubber
 Backing Material‎‎ Vinyl
 Backing Thickness‎‎ 5.6 mil
 Backing Thickness (metric)‎‎ 0.14 mm
 Brand‎‎ 3M
 Color‎‎ Tan
 Elongation‎‎ 220 Percent
 Industries‎‎ Transportation,‎ Specialty Vehicle,‎ Automotive,‎ Military & Government,‎ General Industrial,‎ MRO
 Length‎‎ 36 Linear Yard
 Length (Metric)‎‎ 32.91 m
 Maximum Operating Temperature (Celsius)‎‎ 76 Degree Celsius
 Maximum Operating Temperature (Fahrenheit)‎‎ 170 Degree Fahrenheit
 Product Form‎‎ Roll
 Shelf Life in Months (from date of manufacture)‎‎ 18
 Tensile Strength‎‎ 23 lb/in
 Tensile Strength (metric)‎‎ 402 N/100mm
 Total Thickness‎‎ 6.7 mil
 Width‎‎ 2 Inch
 Width (Metric)‎‎ 50.8 mm