3M™ Ultra-thin Water Contact Indicator Tape 5559 changes color RAPIDLY from white to red upon contact w/water. It is designed to withstand heat & humidity aging w/o giving water indication. The top surface is press printable by laser & ink jet devices.
Features and Benefits
Highly absorbent, transports water to show indications
Very high bond strength to most surfaces including low surface energy plastics such as polypropylene and powder coatings
As a water contact indicator in consumer electronic devices such as smartphones, tablets, eReaders, cell phones, laptops, digital cameras, video cameras, pagers, MP3 players, game players, CD players, cordless phones and two-way radios.
The ultra thin caliper, 5.0 mils total, is suitable for applications with very tight design tolerances.
Indicates Exposure To Water
2.0 Milli-inch (mil)
Liner Thickness (metric)
Silicone Coated Polyester Film
Ink Jet, Laser Jet
Polycarbonate, Stainless Steel
Total Tape Thickness without Liner
Total Tape Thickness without Liner (metric)
Water Indication Speed
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