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Packaging Tapes

GS 490

GS 490 Economy Grade Fiberglass Reinforced Strapping Tape

Economy grade fiberglass reinforced strapping tape for light duty strapping, packaging, bundling and palletizing applications. GS 490 offers good adhesion, quick stick and shock resistance for a range of tasks.

Features & Benefits

  • Economy grade fiberglass reinforced strapping tape
  • Good adhesion, quick stick and shock resistance
  • Moisture- and solvent-resistant
  • Will not split or crack

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  • Backing: Fiberglass reinforced, cast biaxially oriented polypropylene film
  • Adhesive: Synthetic rubber/resin hot melt adhesive
  • Liner: NA

Properties & Technical Data

Property Standard Metric
Adhesion to Stainless Steel 60 oz/in width 6.27 N/10 mm
Elongation 3.50% 3.50%
Service Temperature Range -10 F to 150 F -23 C to 66 C
Tensile 100 lbs/in width 175.1 N/10 mm
Thickness 4.5 mils 0.11 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)

Lengths Available: 55 m, 330 m

Widths Available: 12 mm, 18 mm, 24 mm, 36 mm, 48 mm, 72 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 Packaging 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.

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