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FP 726

FP 726 Printable, High Adhesion Colored Flatback Paper Tape

Printable, high adhesion flatback paper tape for identification labeling, color-coding, packaging closure and other applications where printing is necessary, including printed legends. FP 726 combines key attributes demanded by the industry, including high tensile strength, easy unwind and a totally opaque backing that masks any color over which the tape is placed, including black.

Features & Benefits

  • Printable, high-strength flatback paper tape
  • High adhesion
  • High tear resistance
  • Directly printable with water- and solvent-based flexographic inks
  • Available in a variety of vibrant colors

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FP 017

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FP 227

Printable, high adhesion flatback paper tape available in a variety of colors, including fluorescents.

Typical Applications

    For identification labeling, color-coding, packaging closure and other applications where printing is necessary



  • Backing: Colored, high-strength, impregnated rope paper
  • Adhesive: Rubber-based adhesive
  • Liner: NA

Properties & Technical Data

Property Standard Metric
Adhesion to Stainless Steel 72 oz/in width 7.88 N/10 mm
Elongation 2.5% 2.5%
Service Temperature Range NA to 150 F NA to 66 C
Tensile 45 lbs/in width 78.8 N/10 mm
Thickness 6.6 mils 0.17 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, ASTM D-4236

Sizes & Colors

Colors Available:

Blue (BLU) Blue (BLU) Green (GRN) Green (GRN) Yellow (YEL) Yellow (YEL) White (WHI) White (WHI) Red (RED) Red (RED) Black (BLK) Black (BLK)

Lengths Available: 55 m

Widths Available: 24 mm, 48 mm

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.