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3M™ Water Contact Indicator Tape 5557

3M ID  AM000000852     
3M(TM) Water Contact Indicator Tape 5557
3M(TM) Water Contact Indicator Tape 5557
3M(TM) Water Contact Indicator Tape 5557
3M(TM) Water Indicator Tape
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3M™ Water Contact Indicator Tape 5557 is a 10.2 mil (259 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
  • UL-969 Compliant
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    Overview

    Product Attributes

     Adhesive Type‎ Acrylic‎
     Application‎ Indicates Exposure To Water‎
     Application Category‎ Labeling‎
     Backing Color‎ White‎
     Indicator Layer‎ Paper‎
     Liner Thickness‎ 2.0 Milli-inch (mil) ‎
     Liner Thickness (metric)‎ 0.051 mm‎
     Liner Type‎ Silicone Coated Polyester Film‎
     Print Method‎ Flexographic‎ ,  Screen Print‎ ,  Thermal Transfer Printable‎
     Product Form‎ Roll‎
     Product Series‎ 5557‎
     Substrate‎ Polycarbonate‎ ,  Stainless Steel‎
     Top Film‎ Polyester‎
     Total Tape Thickness without Liner‎ 10.2 mil‎
     Total Tape Thickness without Liner (metric)‎ 0.259 mm‎
     Water Indication Speed‎ Good‎

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