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3M™ Ultra-Thin Water Contact Indicator Tape 5559

3M ID  AM000000886     
3M(TM) Ultra-Thin Water Contact Indicator Tape 5559
3M(TM) Ultra-Thin Water Contact Indicator Tape 5559
3M(TM) Ultra-Thin Water Contact Indicator Tape 5559
3M(TM) Water Indicator Tape
3M(TM) Water Contact Indicator Tapes cover photo
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

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
  • No film top layer
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    Product Attributes

    Adhesive TypeAcrylic
    ApplicationIndicates Exposure To Water
    Application CategoryLabeling
    Backing ColorWhite
    Indicator LayerPaper
    Liner Thickness2.0 Milli-inch (mil)
    Liner Thickness (metric)0.051 mm
    Liner TypeSilicone Coated Polyester Film
    Print MethodInk Jet, Laser Jet
    Product FormRoll
    Product Series5559
    SubstratePolycarbonate, Stainless Steel
    Total Tape Thickness without Liner5.0 Mil
    Total Tape Thickness without Liner (metric)0.127 mm
    Water Indication SpeedBest


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