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3M™ Polyester Splicing Tape 8401 Cream, 1/2 in x 72 yd 1.9 mil, 72 per case Bulk

3M ID  70006241114    UPC#  00021200393112    3M Product Number  8401     
3M (TM) 8401 Crm Indl Tape
3M (TM) 8401 Crm Indl Tape
3M™ Polyester Splicing Tape 8401 is a single coated tape designed for use with many release coated papers. It features a blended silicone and rubber adhesive and a polyester film to resist splice failure. Increased initial bond can be achieved by applying heat.
  • Translucent, cream colored single coated splicing tape
  • Blended silicone and rubber adhesive provides higher initial bond to release treated surfaces
  • Polyester film resists splice failure
  • Initial bond can be increased by applying heat
  • Excellent thermal, abrasion and chemical resistance while maintaining flexibility
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Confidently Splice Release Treated Paper
Our 3M™ Polyester Splicing Tape 8401 (PDF, 9 Kb) is a thin, conformable polyester tape ideal for masking in high temperature applications and adheres well to silicone coated surfaces. This tape also excels in permanent splicing operations on silicone liners, papers and films subject to high temperatures. The cream color makes for easier identification. The pressure sensitive silicone rubber adhesive performs under a broad range of temperatures ranging from -60°F (-50°C) to 300°F (150°C). Our 3M™ Polyester Splicing Tape 8401 has long service life and is designed to remain firmly adhered and flexible.

Recommended Applications

  • Splicing of silicone liners, films and papers


 Adhesion Strength‎‎ 22 oz/in
 Adhesion Strength (metric)‎‎ 24 N/100mm
 Adhesive Type‎‎ Silicone/Rubber Blend
 Applications‎‎ Butt Splicing and Core Starting
 Backing Material‎‎ Polyester
 Backing Thickness‎‎ 1 mil
 Backing Thickness (metric)‎‎ 0.03 mm
 Brand‎‎ 3M
 Color‎‎ Translucent Cream
 Consumer Label‎‎ No
 Elongation‎‎ 100 Percent
 Industries‎‎ Paper,‎ Transportation,‎ Specialty Vehicle,‎ Construction,‎ Automotive,‎ Military & Government,‎ General Industrial,‎ Appliance,‎ Electronics,‎ Print
 Length‎‎ 72 Linear Yard
 Length (Metric)‎‎ 65.83 m
 Maximum Operating Temperature (Celsius)‎‎ 149 Degree Celsius
 Maximum Operating Temperature (Fahrenheit)‎‎ 300 Degree Fahrenheit
 Minimum Operating Temperature (Fahrenheit)‎‎ -60 Degree Fahrenheit
 Product Form‎‎ Roll
 Shelf Life in Months (from date of manufacture)‎‎ 18
 Tape Thickness‎‎ 1.9 Milli-inch (mil)
 Tensile Strength‎‎ 34 lb/in
 Tensile Strength (metric)‎‎ 595 N/100mm
 Width‎‎ 0.5 Inch
 Width (Metric)‎‎ 12.7 mm