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3M™ Ultra-Thin Water Contact Indicator Tape 5558

3M ID  AM000000878     
3M(TM) Ultra-Thin Water Contact Indicator Tape 5558
3M(TM) Ultra-Thin Water Contact Indicator Tape 5558
3M(TM) Ultra-Thin Water Contact Indicator Tape 5558
3M(TM) Water Indicator Tape
3M(TM) Water Contact Indicator Tapes cover photo
3M™ Water Contact Indicator Tape 5558 is an ultra-thin, 6.0 mil (152 micron) thick tape used to indicate water contact. The tape turns from white to red upon direct water contact.
Features and Benefits

Film top layer
  • Printable by thermal transfer, flexographic, and screen printing methods.
  • Provides improved ink receptivity
  • Provides protection from soiling and moisture during handling

    Paper backing
  • Highly absorbent, transports water to show indications

    Acrylic adhesive
  • Very high bond strength to most surfaces including low surface energy plastics such as polypropylene and powder coatings

    Total construction
  • Rotary die cuttable
  • Thinner to enable slim electronics device design
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    Product Attributes

    Adhesive TypeAcrylic
    ApplicationIndicates Exposure To Water
    Application CategoryLabeling
    Backing ColorWhite
    Indicator LayerFilm/Paper Laminate
    Liner Thickness2.0 Milli-inch (mil)
    Liner Thickness (metric)0.051 mm
    Liner TypeSilicone Coated Polyester Film
    Print MethodFlexographic, Ink Jet, Laser Jet, Screen Print, Thermal Transfer Printable
    Product FormRoll
    Product Series5558
    SubstratePolycarbonate, Stainless Steel
    Top FilmPolyester
    Total Tape Thickness without Liner6.0 Mil
    Total Tape Thickness without Liner (metric)0.152 mm
    Water Indication SpeedGood


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