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

3M ID  70006033966    UPC#  00021200051661    3M Product Number  483     
3M (TM) 483 Wht Polyethylene
3M (TM) 483 Wht Polyethylene
3M™ Polyethylene Tape 483
We developed 3M™ Polyethylene Tape 483 as a high performance and versatile tape with a wide operational temperature range that remains flexible down to -20 degrees F. We manufacture this tape in a variety of colors using a polyethylene backing with a strong rubber adhesive.
  • Remains flexible to -20°F for cold temperature applications
  • Stretches and conforms to irregular surfaces
  • Polyethylene backing provides good solvent resistance
  • Nuclear power plant construction and maintenance
  • Both acid and alkali resistant
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3M™ Polyethylene Tape 483
Available in a variety of colors
3M™ Polyethylene Tape 483 stretches easily and is highly conformable for a tight seal over and around irregular surfaces. The smooth backing provides good solvent and alkali resistance. We manufacture this tape to fulfill a range of general purposes including sealing containers and irregular shaped objects, electroplating, color coding and moisture proofing. It meets MIL-STD-2041D for nuclear and corrosion sensitive applications.

This resilient tape can be used in temperatures ranging from -20°F to 170°F.

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 Adhesion Strength‎‎ 18 oz/in
 Adhesion Strength (metric)‎‎ 21 N/100mm
 Adhesive Type‎‎ Rubber
 Applications‎‎ Color Coding Tools & Equipment
 Backing Material‎‎ Polyethylene
 Backing Thickness‎‎ 3.9 mil
 Backing Thickness (metric)‎‎ 0.1 mm
 Brand‎‎ 3M
 Color‎‎ White
 Consumer Label‎‎ No
 Core Size‎‎ 3
 Core Size (metric)‎‎ 76 mm
 Elongation‎‎ 300 Percent
 Industries‎‎ Transportation,‎ Specialty Vehicle,‎ Automotive,‎ Military & Government,‎ General Industrial,‎ MRO
 Length‎‎ 36 Linear Yard
 Length (Metric)‎‎ 32.91 m
 Maximum Operating Temperature (Celsius)‎‎ 76 Degree Celsius
 Maximum Operating Temperature (Fahrenheit)‎‎ 170 Degree Fahrenheit
 Performance Level‎‎ High Performance
 Product Form‎‎ Roll
 Shelf Life in Months (from date of manufacture)‎‎ 18
 Tape Thickness‎‎ 5 Milli-inch (mil)
 Tensile Strength‎‎ 10 lb/in
 Tensile Strength (metric)‎‎ 175 N/100mm
 Thickness‎‎ 5
 Thickness (Metric)‎‎ 0.12
 Width‎‎ 3 Inch
 Width (Metric)‎‎ 76.2 mm


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