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

3M ID  70006034063    UPC#  00021200051722    Part Number  483    3M Product Number  483     
3M (TM) 483 Trans Polyethylene
3M (TM) 483 Trans Polyethylene
3M™ Polyethylene Tape 483 Transparent, 5.3 mil (0.13 mm) polyethylene backing with rubber adhesive, low sulfur and halogen content, conformable, good solvent resistant properties, remains flexible to -20 degrees
  • Transparent, 3.9 mil polyethylene backing, 170 degrees F
  • General purpose polyethylene tape, vivid colors, plastic core availability, acid and alkali resistant
  • Non-corrosive, flexible, abrasion resistant, conformable, wear resistant, clean removal, maintain color, easy to apply, versatile, moisture resistant, visible, multiple colors
  • Automotive, aerospace, military, general industrial, MRO, facilities management, transportation, marine
  • Safety coding, hazard marking, identifying, sealing, color coding, paint masking, protecting, bundling, OSHA color coding
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3M™ Polyethylene Tape 483, used in general sealing of containers, electroplating and P.C. board masking, silicone chip holding, decorative, safety marking and color coding


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
Elongation240 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