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FP 227

FP 227 Printable, High Adhesion Colored Flatback Paper Tape

Printable, high adhesion flatback paper tape suited for full-web flexographic printing equipment or hand-labeling applications. FP 227 can be used printed or unprinted on a variety of substrates.

Features & Benefits

  • Printable flatback paper tape
  • High adhesion
  • Flexible
  • Abrasion- and oil-resistant
  • Available in a variety of colors, including high-visibility fluorescents

Related Products

FP 017

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FP 726

Printable, high-strength colored flatback paper tape offering excellent adhesion.

Typical Applications

    For full-web flexographic printing equipment or hand-labeling applications



  • Backing: Colored flatback paper
  • Adhesive: Rubber-based adhesive
  • Liner: NA

Properties & Technical Data

Property Standard Metric
Adhesion to Stainless Steel 57 oz/in width 6.24 N/10 mm
Elongation 2.50% 2.50%
Service Temperature Range 40 F to 150 F 4 C to 66 C
Tensile 30 lbs/in width 52.5 N/10 mm
Thickness 5.8 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.

Applicable Standards

ASTM D 6123/D 6123M-97 (2012), Type II, All colors except fluorescent conform to ASTM D-4236

Sizes & Colors

Colors Available:

White (WHI) White (WHI) Black (BLK) Black (BLK) Red (RED) Red (RED) Green (GRN) Green (GRN) Orange (ORG) Orange (ORG) Yellow (YEL) Yellow (YEL) Pink (PNK) Pink (PNK) Blue (BLU) Blue (BLU) Fluorescent Yellow (FLY) Fluorescent Yellow (FLY) Fluorescent Pink (FLP) Fluorescent Pink (FLP) Fluorescent Red (FLR) Fluorescent Red (FLR) Fluorescent Green (FLG) Fluorescent Green (FLG)

Lengths Available: 55 m

Widths Available: 26 mm, 48 mm (for most colors)

Standard Core Size: 3 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.

Where to Buy

Shurtape Masking & Paper Tapes products can be found online or nationwide at the following preferred retailers. Check our Where to Buy page for more information on where to buy Shurtape products.