Primarily used for core starting and roll closing. A bleached high strength extensible kraft paper coated with a high tack transparent repulpable adhesive.
Thin, strong, conformable backing for core starting, tabbing, roll closing, and zero speed splicing at the sheeter, good for a wide variety of papers and temperatures
Repulpable adhesive prevents broke contamination from non-repulpable splice material, meets or exceeds TAPPI UM-213, procedure A, FDA compliant 21 CFR 176.170 (components of paper and paperboard in contact with aqueous and fatty food)
Paper mill, paper converting, commercial printing, newspaper, web offset, lithography, gravure, flexography, corrugator, graphic arts, roto gravure
Application ideas include core starting and roll closing of heavy grades of paper. 917 can also be used in thread up applications at the off-machine coater. It is repulpable in most cold water and caustic solutions. The backing contains a thin silicon release coating to eliminate the need for a liner and is therefore not printable. Packaging this tape in sealed plastic bags will help maintain constant moisture content of any unused tape. FDA compliant.