Packaging Tapes

AP 401

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 & Benefits

  • 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
  • Applicable Standards: FDA Indirect Contact CFR 21, 175.105; FDA Indirect Contact CFR 21, 177.1520
  • For available sizes and colors, reference the Technical Data Sheet in the Downloads section below

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Typical Applications

  • For heavy duty manual and automated industrial sealing of cartons exposed to rough handling and load stress
  • Also used for critical closure of bulky packages

Specifications

Construction

  • Backing: 40 micron cast biaxially oriented polypropylene film
  • Adhesive: Emulsion acrylic adhesive
  • Liner: NA

Properties & Technical Data

Property Standard Metric
Adhesion to Stainless Steel 27 oz/in width 2.96 N/10 mm
Application Temperature Range 20 F to 110 F -7 C to 43 C
Elongation 150% 150%
Service Temperature Range -20 F to 180 F -29 C to 82 C
Tensile 30 lbs/in width 52.5 N/10 mm
Thickness 2.5 mils 0.06 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: 109.3 yd, 100 yd

Widths Available: 1.88 in, 2.83 in

Sizes and colors disclaimer:

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.

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