Skip to Primary Navigation Skip to Site Navigation Skip to Main Content All Site Map

3M™ Flatback Tape 2517 Medium Brown, 144 mm x 55 m 6.5 mil, 8 per case Bulk

3M ID  70006320017    UPC#  00021200485725    3M Product Number  2517     
3M(TM) Masking Flatback Tape 2517
3M(TM) Masking Flatback Tape 2517
3M™ Flatback Tape 2517 is a general purpose tape with an easy tear kraft paper backing and a rubber adhesive. It is an excellent choice for applications where strong adhesion, a strong backing and high temperature exposure is required, such as splicing, holding and bundling applications.
  • Kraft paper baking with strong cross direction tensile properties makes it ideal for tabbing and splicing
  • Resistant to moist conditions to ensure a lasting hold
  • Rubber adhesive adheres well to a variety of substrates, including steel
  • Can be machine dispensed
  • Can withstand a bake cycle up to 300°F/149°C for up to 30 minutes
Ask a 3M Expert
Need Help?

Questions? We can help

Contact Us



Strong and Easy to Tear
Our 3M™ Flatback Tape 2517 is a general purpose flatback tape designed for a range of applications. It features a kraft paper backing that is easy to tear while still maintaining strong cross directional tensile properties. A rubber adhesive is mounted to this backing to provide an immediate initial tack to a wide variety of substrates, including steel. Once adhered it provides strong holding power and removes easily. This tape can be machine dispensed. It will perform in moist conditions and in bake cycles up to 300°F/149°C for up to 30 minutes.

Recommended Applications

  • Splicing liner boards
  • High or low temperature splicing applications
  • Bundling
  • Holding
  • Packaging applications

What are 3M™ Flatback Tapes?
3M™ Flatback Tapes are designed with a range of backings and adhesive strengths to meet the demands of the job. They are used in a variety of industries and specialized applications. Flatback tapes feature core capabilities and dimensional cross tensile properties popular for tabbing and splicing applications. Many have highly colored backings for identification purposes.


 Adhesion Strength‎‎ 78 oz/in
 Adhesion Strength (metric)‎‎ 85 N/100mm
 Adhesive Type‎‎ Rubber
 Backing Material‎‎ Kraft Paper
 Brand‎‎ 3M™
 Color‎‎ Medium Brown
 Elongation‎‎ 2 Percent
 Industries‎‎ Transportation,‎ Specialty Vehicle,‎ Metalworking,‎ Automotive,‎ Furniture,‎ Military & Government,‎ General Industrial,‎ Electronics,‎ Woodworking
 Length‎‎ 60.14 Linear Yard
 Length (Metric)‎‎ 55 m
 Maximum Operating Temperature (Celsius)‎‎ 149 Degree Celsius
 Maximum Operating Temperature (Fahrenheit)‎‎ 300 Degree Fahrenheit
 Product Form‎‎ Roll
 Shelf Life‎‎ 12 months from date of shipment
 Tensile Strength‎‎ 35 lb/in
 Tensile Strength (metric)‎‎ 543 N/100mm
 Thickness‎‎ 6.5 mil
 Thickness (Metric)‎‎ 0.16 mm
 Width‎‎ 5.66 Inch
 Width (Metric)‎‎ 144 mm


Data Sheet