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3M™ Polyethylene Tape 483 Black, 3 in x 36 yd 5.3 mil, 12 per case Bulk

3M ID  70006102480    UPC#  00021200613647    Part Number  483    3M Product Number  483     
3M (TM) 483 Black Polyethylene
3M (TM) 483 Black Polyethylene
3M™ Polyethylene Tape 483 features our tough polyethylene backing with a rubber adhesive. It stretches easily and is highly conformable for a tight seal around irregular surfaces. We manufacture this tape with its smooth backing to provide good abrasion, solvent and alkali resistance and to remain flexible to -20 degrees F/-29 degrees C. This tape adheres well yet removes cleanly.
  • Stretches and conforms to irregular surfaces
  • Remains flexible to -20 degrees F/-29 degrees C for cold temperature applications
  • Polyethylene backing provides good solvent resistance
  • Provides clean removal
  • Available in convenient-sized packaging
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You can use this general purpose tape for many applications, including sealing containers and irregular shaped objects, electroplating, color coding, and moisture proofing. Its vivid colors and smooth backing provide excellent glossy appearance.


Adhesion to Steel oz/in (N/100 mm)12 (13)
Adhesive TypeRubber
ApplicationsColor Coding Tools & Equipment
Backing MaterialPolyethylene
Backing Thickness3.9 mil
Backing Thickness (metric)0.1 mm
Elongation300 Percent
IndustriesTransportation, Specialty Vehicle, Automotive, Military & Government, General Industrial, MRO
Length36 Linear Yard
Length (Metric)32.91 m
Maximum Operating Temperature (Celsius)76 Degree Celsius
Maximum Operating Temperature (Fahrenheit)170 Degree Fahrenheit
Meets SpecificationsFederal Spec MIL STD 2041 D, Filmtec 483
Product FormRoll
Shelf Life in Months (from date of manufacture)18
Tensile Strength10 lb/in
Tensile Strength (metric)175 N/100mm
Total Thickness5 mil
Width3 Inch
Width (Metric)76.2 mm