3M Polyester Tape

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3m-polyester-tape-850General Industrial Polyester Tapes

General industrial strength tapes with a polyester film backing and different adhesives. Used for splicing, web defect marking, sealing, labelling and protecting.

msds-sheets3M™ Polyester Film Tape 850, 1.9 mil (0.05 mm), polyester and polyester film tape with acrylic adhesive.

Red, black and white versions have pigmented acrylic adhesive. Silver, gold and transparent versions have transparent acrylic adhesive. chemical resistant. Used for splicing, holding, decorating, color coding and sealing.

Features and Benefits:

  • Thin, high strength polyester film helps reduce failures due to breakage while meeting low caliper requirements
  • Chemical and solvent resistance to help reduce rejects produced from chemical and solvent attack
  • Abrasion resistant to help protect surface from abrasions and rough handling



msds-sheets3M™ Polyester Tape 8401, 1.9 mil (0.05 mm) polyester film tape with blended silicone and rubber adhesive system.

Designed for splicing release treated surfaces, masking and applications requiring high temperature resistance.

Features and Benefits:

  • Increased initial bond can be achieved by applying heat – approximately 250°F (121°C)
  • Polyester film resists splice failure due to shrinkage or embrittlement
  • A blended silicone and rubber adhesive to provide a higher initial bond to release treated surfaces than silicone adhesives


msds-sheets3M™ Polyester Tape 853
, Transparent, 2.2 mil (0.05 mm) polyester film tape with solvent resistant acrylic adhesive.

Used for high tension butt splicing applications. The acrylic adhesive offers high chemical and solvent resistance, which helps protect against failure due to undercutting or adhesive softening.

Features and Benefits:

  • Can be qualified to meet Federal Spec. L-T-100B, Type I
  • Printable on the adhesive side and by the “Print Seal” method on the backing side