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3M™ Lithographers Tape 616 Ruby Red, 1/2 in x 72 yd 2.4 mil, 72 per case Bulk

3M ID  70002613191    UPC#  00021200034718    3M Product Number  616     
3M(TM) Lithographers Tape 616
3M(TM) Lithographers Tape 616
3M ™ Lithographic Tape 616, red ruby, 13 mm x 65,84 m 0,06 mm, 72 for box
3M™ Lithographers Tape 616 Ruby Red, 2 in x 72 yd
3M(TM) Lithographers Tape 616 Ruby Red, 3/4 in x 72 yd 2.4 mil
3M™ Lithographers Tape 616 is an optically transparent and photographically opaque tape primarily designed for many lithographic stripping applications in the graphic arts industry. It is available in a wide selection of widths and lengths to meet almost any demand.
  • Ruby Red UPVC film backing to allow accurate positioning
  • Resists effects of changing atmospheric conditions to allow repeated and extended burn times
  • Low caliper backing to minimize ghosting and provide sharper definition
  • Pin-hole free backing to provide continuous opacity to light source to help reduce minimize retouching
  • Firm, long-aging adhesive which is resistant to softening to resist oozing during applications and storage
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3M™ Lithographers Tape 616 is a Ruby Red 2.4 mil unplasticized polyvinylchloride (UPVC) film tape with a rubber adhesive. The low caliper, pin-hole free, colored backing allows for accurate positioning while minimizing ghosting and simultaneously providing sharper definition with a continuous opacity to light to help minimize retouching. This tape is resistant to changing atmospheric conditions which allows for repeated and extended burn times. We've designed this tape with a firm, long-aging rubber adhesive that is resistant to softening. It resists oozing during both application and storage, ensuring a long life and continued performance during processes.

Recommended Applications

  • Opaquing
  • Stripping
  • Edging
  • Masking
  • Splicing
  • Printed circuit boards industry applications
  • Paper industry applications


 Adhesion Strength‎‎ 36 oz/in
 Adhesion Strength (metric)‎‎ 39 N/100mm
 Adhesive Type‎‎ Rubber
 Applications‎‎ Negative Stripping at Pre-Press
 Backing Material‎‎ UPVC
 Backing Thickness‎‎ 1.6 mil
 Backing Thickness (metric)‎‎ 0.04 mm
 Back-Side Adhesive Thickness (metric)‎‎ 0.04 mm
 Brand‎‎ 3M
 Color‎‎ Ruby Red
 Consumer Label‎‎ No
 Elongation‎‎ 50 Percent
 Industries‎‎ Print
 Length‎‎ 72 Linear Yard
 Length (Metric)‎‎ 65.83 m
 Maximum Operating Temperature (Celsius)‎‎ 49 Degree Celsius
 Maximum Operating Temperature (Fahrenheit)‎‎ 120 Degree Fahrenheit
 Product Form‎‎ Roll
 Shelf Life in Months (from date of manufacture)‎‎ 12
 Tape Thickness‎‎ 2.4 Milli-inch (mil)
 Tensile Strength‎‎ 29 lb/in
 Tensile Strength (metric)‎‎ 509 N/100mm
 Thickness‎‎ 2.4 mil
 Thickness (Metric)‎‎ 0.06 mm
 Width‎‎ 0.5 Inch
 Width (Metric)‎‎ 12.7 mm