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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
3M(TM) Water Contact Indicator Tapes cover photo
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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    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 MethodFlexographic, Screen Print, Thermal Transfer Printable
    Product FormRoll
    Product Series5557
    SubstratePolycarbonate, Stainless Steel
    Top FilmPolyester
    Total Tape Thickness without Liner10.2 mil
    Total Tape Thickness without Liner (metric)0.259 mm
    Water Indication SpeedGood


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