Double-Coated Tapes

DP 401

DP 401 Professional Grade Double-Coated Polyester Film Tape

Professional grade double-coated polyester film tape designed for polyethylene (PE) foam fabrication and lamination processes, including lamination processes that do not use heat. DP 401 is ideal for packaging applications that require cushioning, protection or stabilization of contents, and can also be used with die-cuts, gaskets, POP merchandising and shelf displays. This clear tape features a differential adhesive system that allows it to stick quickly and eliminate the edge lift, tunneling and need for extra adhesive commonly associated with applying tape to PE foam.

Features & Benefits

  • Professional grade double-coated polyester film tape
  • Excellent adhesion to PE foam and other foam materials
  • Good initial tack
  • Strong PET backing
  • Solvent synthetic rubber adhesive forms an immediate bond to foam and prevents lifting
  • For available sizes and colors, reference the Technical Data Sheet in the Downloads section below
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Typical Applications

  • For polyethylene (PE) foam fabrication and lamination processes, including lamination processes that do not use heat
  • Ideal for packaging applications that require cushioning, protection or stabilization of contents
  • Can also be used with die-cuts, gaskets, POP merchandising and shelf displays

Specifications

Construction

  • Backing: Polyester (PET) film
  • Adhesive: Solvent synthetic rubber adhesive
  • Liner: White glassine liner

Properties & Technical Data

Property Standard Metric
Adhesion to Kraft - Liner Side 35 oz/in width 3.83 N/10 mm
Adhesion to LDPE - Liner Side 65 oz/in width 7.11 N/10 mm
Adhesion to Stainless Steel - Liner Side 124 oz/in width 13.57 N/10 mm
Elongation 120% 120%
Service Temperature Range 32 F to 150 F 0 C to 66 C
Tensile 14 lbs/in width 24.5 N/10 mm
Thickness - With Liner 7 mils 0.18 mm
Thickness - Without Liner 4.7 mils 0.12 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

NA

Sizes & Colors

Colors Available:

Clear (CLR) Clear (CLR)

Lengths Available: 54.6 yd

Widths Available: 0.94 in, 1.41 in, 1.88 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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