Packaging Tapes

AP 401® High Performance Grade Acrylic Packaging Tape

High performance grade acrylic packaging tape for heavy duty manual and automated industrial sealing of cartons exposed to rough handling and load stress. With excellent quick stick and superior clarity, AP 401® delivers performance you can count on in a wide range of applications, environments and temperatures.

Features & Applications

  • High performance grade, heavy duty acrylic packaging tape
  • Stands up to extreme temperatures and handling stress
  • UV-resistant
  • Excellent quick stick and aging characteristics
  • Performs in a range of temperatures
  • Specifications

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    Backing: 40 micron cast biaxially oriented polypropylene film

    Adhesive: Emulsion acrylic adhesive

    Liner: NA

    Properties & Technical Data

    Product Nomenclature: AP 401
    Adhesion to Stainless Steel27 oz/in width2.96 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
    Tensile30 lbs/in width52.5 N/10 mm
    Thickness2.5 mils0.064 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.


    Sizes & Colors

    Colors Available: Clear (CLR) Tan (TAN)

    Lengths Available: 109.3 yd, 100 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.

    Applicable Standards

    FDA Indirect Contact CFR 21, 175.105

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    Where to Buy

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