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3M™ General Purpose PTFE Skived Film Tape 5180 Gray, 4 in x 36 yd 3.5 mil, 6 per case

3M ID  70006431772    UPC#  00048011627434    3M Product Number  5180     
3M(TM) General Purpose PTFE Skived Film Tape 5180 Gray 2 inch
3M(TM) General Purpose PTFE Skived Film Tape 5180 Gray 2 inch
Our 3M™ General Purpose PTFE Skived Film Tape 5180 uses a skived, polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), conformable film backing. This tape offers a low coefficient of friction which, in combination with a pressure sensitive silicone adhesive, provides a slick surface over a variety of substrates to assist in general purpose, non-stick applications requiring high temperature performance.
  • PTFE film provides a slick surface for general purpose, non-stick applications
  • Silicone adhesive provides clean removal from a variety of surfaces
  • Wide temperature range for performance on heated machinery and equipment
  • Skived 3M™ PTFE Film Tapes are more conformable than typical extruded PTFE film tapes
  • Chemical resistance enables tape to withstand many applications
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Overview

Improve Surface Movement
We developed this general purpose tape as a quick and easy solution to reduce friction between moving surfaces in non-critical applications. The skived backing provides good conformability when unwound from the roll compared to typical extruded PTFE film tapes. It functions as an anti-stick or easy-release medium between surfaces where pressure, temperature changes and other factors may create a measure of adhesion. Applying 3M™ General Purpose PTFE Skived Film Tape 5180 can help improve surface movement, eliminate squeaks and rattles, and reduce machine noise. PTFE is chemical resistant and can be used as a temporary chemical barrier. The tape has a wide temperature use range, from -65°F/-54°C to 500°F/260°C, making it suitable in a wide variety of applications.

Recommended Applications
  • General purpose roll-wrap for web processing
  • Squeak and noise reduction
  • Shielding and protecting against chemicals

What is PTFE?
Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) is a synthetic material used in a variety of industries and applications to reduce the coefficient of friction. Because of its non-stick properties and high heat resistance, PTFE is used as a non-stick coating for frying pans and other cookware. It makes an excellent insulating material for electrical applications because of its non-conductivity. PTFE is non-reactive to numerous chemicals, due to the chemical resistance of fluoropolymer bonds; making it effective in containers and pipework for reactive and corrosive substances. PTFE reduces friction, wear and energy efficiency of machinery. Because of its low friction, PTFE is used in industrial applications where sliding action of parts is required, such as with bearings, gears, slide plates, etc. In these applications, it delivers significantly better performance than nylon or acetal. 3M has taken this versatile compound through an extrusion process to create a thin film, then paired the film with 3M’s unique pressure sensitive adhesives to make these PTFE tapes. Innovative, high performance 3M PTFE tapes are reliable, durable and reduce friction.

Attributes

 Adhesion Strength‎‎ 25 oz/in
 Adhesion Strength (metric)‎‎ 28 N/100mm
 Adhesive Type‎‎ Silicone
 Backing Material‎‎ Skived PTFE
 Backing Thickness‎‎ 2 mil
 Backing Thickness (metric)‎‎ 0.05 mm
 Brand‎‎ 3M
 Color‎‎ Gray
 Consumer Label‎‎ No
 Elongation‎‎ 100 Percent
 Industries‎‎ Transportation,‎ Specialty Vehicle,‎ Metalworking,‎ Automotive,‎ Military & Government,‎ General Industrial,‎ Appliance,‎ Electronics,‎ Aerospace
 Length‎‎ 36 Linear Yard
 Length (Metric)‎‎ 32.91 m
 Maximum Operating Temperature (Celsius)‎‎ 260 Degree Celsius
 Maximum Operating Temperature (Fahrenheit)‎‎ 500 Degree Fahrenheit
 Minimum Operating Temperature (Fahrenheit)‎‎ -65 Degree Fahrenheit
 Product Form‎‎ Roll
 Shelf Life in Months (from date of manufacture)‎‎ 24
 Tape Thickness‎‎ 3.5 Milli-inch (mil)
 Tensile Strength‎‎ 30 lb/in
 Tensile Strength (metric)‎‎ 525 N/100mm
 Width‎‎ 4 Inch
 Width (Metric)‎‎ 101.6 mm

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