Packaging Tapes

GS 521

GS 521 High Performance Grade Fiberglass Reinforced Strapping Tape

High performance grade fiberglass reinforced strapping tape for heavy duty closing, strapping, packaging, bundling, unitizing, palletizing and L-Clip applications. GS 521 offers high tensile strength and good adhesion, quick stick and shock resistance to hold strong against the distribution network.

Features & Benefits

  • High performance grade fiberglass reinforced strapping tape
  • High tensile strength
  • Good adhesion, quick stick and shock resistance for heavy duty jobs
  • Moisture- and solvent-resistant
  • Will not delaminate, split or crack
  • Applicable Standards: ASTM D 5330, Type II; FDA Indirect Contact CFR 21, 175.105; FDA Indirect Contact CFR 21, 177.1520
  • For available sizes and colors, reference the Technical Data Sheet in the Downloads section below

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Typical Applications

    For heavy duty closing, strapping, packaging, bundling, unitizing, palletizing and L-Clip applications

Specifications

Construction

  • 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 70 oz/in width 7.66 N/10 mm
Elongation 3.70% 3.70%
Service Temperature Range -10 F to 150 F -23 C to 66 C
Tensile 300 lbs/in width 525.4 N/10 mm
Thickness 6.2 mils 0.16 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 5330, Type II, FDA Indirect Contact CFR 21, 175.105, FDA Indirect Contact CFR 21, 177.1520

Sizes & Colors

Colors Available:

White (WHI) White (WHI)

Lengths Available: 60.1 yd

Widths Available: 0.47 in, 0.7 in, 0.94 in, 1.41 in, 1.88 in, 2.36 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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