Packaging Tapes

AP 101

AP 101® General Purpose Grade Acrylic Packaging Tape

General purpose grade acrylic packaging tape designed for closure of lightweight cartons in manual and automated industrial sealing settings. Durable BOPP film provides strength and flexibility, while a high-quality adhesive gives AP 101® clarity, UV resistance, premium aging characteristics and low odor to tackle the task at hand.

Features & Benefits

  • General purpose grade, light duty acrylic packaging tape
  • UV-resistant
  • Excellent aging characteristics
  • Performs in a range of temperatures

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Typical Applications

    For closure of lightweight cartons in manual and automated industrial sealing settings



  • Backing: 25 micron cast biaxially oriented polypropylene film
  • Adhesive: Emulsion acrylic adhesive
  • Liner: NA

Properties & Technical Data

Adhesion to Stainless Steel18 oz/in width1.97 N/10 mm
Application Temperature Range20 F to 110 F-7 C to 43 C
Service Temperature Range-20 F to 180 F-29 C to 82 C
Tensile20 lbs/in width35.0 N/10 mm
Thickness1.6 mils0.041 mm

Physical and performance characteristics shown above are obtained from tests recommended by PSTC, ASTM, government agencies or Shurtape Technologies, LLC, Quality Assurance and Technical Service departments and do not represent a guarantee of product performance. Individual rolls may vary slightly from these averages. The user should determine whether the product is fit for a particular purpose and is suitable for the user’s method of application before use.

Applicable Standards

FDA Indirect Contact CFR 21, 175.105, FDA Indirect Contact CFR 21, 177.1520

Sizes & Colors

Colors Available:

Clear (CLR) Clear (CLR) Tan (TAN) Tan (TAN)

Lengths Available: 54.6 yd, 109.3 yd, 1000 yd

Widths Available: 1.88 in, 2.83 in

Sizes and colors disclaimer: Lead times may apply. Please contact Shurtape customer service for information related to stock and non-stock sizes and colors.

Storage & Usage Conditions

Tape should be stored in its original packaging in a cool, dry area away from direct sunlight and should be used within 12 months of date of shipment. Surfaces to which tape is applied should be clean, dry and free of grease, oil or other contaminants.