Masking & Paper Tapes

FP 96 Packaging Grade Flatback Kraft Paper Tape

Packaging grade flatback paper tape used for hand and machine carton sealing and splicing, as well as for general purpose packaging, binding, holding, tabbing, reinforcing, banding and patching applications. Strong, flexible and conformable, FP 96 is constructed with an aggressive, rubber-based adhesive that delivers excellent quick stick and holding power, even in cold weather.

Features & Applications

  • Packaging grade flatback paper tape
  • Very high adhesion
  • High cross-directional strength
  • Resistant to curling, abrasion, water, solvents and oil
  • Can be used for "shingling" (tape-on-tape)
  • Specifications

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    Backing: Extensible, kraft, flatback paper

    Adhesive: Rubber-based adhesive

    Liner: NA


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    Properties & Technical Data

    Product Nomenclature: FP 096
    Property Standard Metric
    Adhesion to Stainless Steel 90 oz/in width 9.85 N/10 mm
    Elongation 6% 6%
    Service Temperature Range 50 F to 150 F 10 C to 66 C
    Tensile 36 lbs/in width 63.0 N/10 mm
    Thickness 6.1 mils 0.15 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.
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    Sizes & Colors

    Colors Available: Kraft (KFT)

    Lengths Available: 60.1 yd

    Widths Available: 0.7 in, 0.94 in, 1.41 in, 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.

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    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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    Applicable Standards

    ASTM D 6123/D 6123M-97 (2012), Type II


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