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3M™ 1521 Transparent Polyethylene Single Sided Medical Tape, 83 # Liner

3M ID  70000005853    CAT#  1521     
3M Medical Materials 1521 Polyethylene Single Coated Tape
3M Medical Materials 1521 Polyethylene Single Coated Tape
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This single sided medical tape on a roll (1521) consists of a matte finish, 5 mil transparent polyethylene, coated with a pressure sensitive acrylate adhesive. May be used for health care medical devices. The liner is a silicone treated, polyethylene coated one side only, bleached Kraft paper. 83 # Liner.


  • Translucent
  • Printable with treatment
  • Diecuttable for converting
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 Adhesive Material‎‎ Acrylate
 Adhesive Type‎‎ Tack. Acrylic / Acrylate
 Backing Caliper‎‎ 5 mil
 Backing Caliper (metric)‎‎ 130 Micron
 Backing Material‎‎ Polyethylene
 Backing Thickness‎‎ 5 mil
 Backing Thickness (metric)‎‎ 130 Micron
 Brand‎‎ 3M
 Breathable‎‎ No
 Color‎‎ Clear
 Conformability‎‎ Medium
 Fluid Resistance Backing/Carrier‎‎ Yes
 Hypoallergenic‎‎ No
 Liner Caliper (metric)‎‎ 150 Micron
 Liner Caliper (mils)‎‎ 6 mil
 Liner Color‎‎ White
 Liner Material‎‎ Paper
 Liner Weight‎‎ 83 lb.
 Liner Weight (metric)‎‎ 135 g/m²
 Material‎‎ Polyethylene
 Maximum Length (metric)‎‎ 329 m
 Maximum Width Capacity‎‎ 48 Inch
 Maximum Width Capacity (metric)‎‎ 1220 mm
 Primary Application‎‎ Monitoring/Diagnostic
 Printable Backing‎‎ Yes
 Product Family‎‎ Single Sided Plastic Tape
 Product Type‎‎ Polyethylene
 Product Usage‎‎ Adhesion to skin,‎ Adhesion to Substrate
 Sterilization Method‎‎ EtO,‎ Gamma
 Tape Color‎‎ Clear,‎ Transparent
 Tape Type‎‎ Single Sided Polyethylene Tape
 Thickness‎‎ 6.4 mil
 Thickness (Metric)‎‎ 0.16 mm
 Width‎‎ 48 Inch