3M™ Water Contact Indicator Tape 5559i is an ultra-thin, 5.0 mil (127 micron) thick tape used to indicate water contact. The tape turns from white to red upon direct water contact. It is designed for transparent substrates.
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
Rotary die cuttable
Thinner to enable slim electronics device design
No film top layer
"i" stands for inverted. It is designed transparent substrates to view indication from opposite side
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.
This product is the inverted version of 3M™ Ultra-Thin Water Contact Indicator Tape 5559.
Acrylic, applied to top white surface
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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