Packaging Tapes

HP 232® Cold Environment, Production Grade Hot Melt Packaging Tape

Cold environment, production grade hot melt packaging tape for sealing medium-weight cartons in cold temperature environments, such as food processing and packaging facilities, as well as in cold weather moving/storage and unheated warehouses in cold climates. Engineered to deliver an instant, permanent bond to cartons, HP 232® is recommended for use in manual and automated industrial carton sealing applications in subfreezing temperatures ranging from 20 F to 75 F.

Features & Applications

  • Cold environment, medium duty packaging tape
  • Instant, permanent bond in subfreezing temperatures
  • Special release coating for consistent, low force unwind off the roll
  • Performs reliably to the core for efficient tape consumption
  • Also available with Standard Messaging: "Keep Frozen" & "Keep Refrigerated" (See HP 240 or contact your Shurtape Sales Representative for more details)

  • HP Series Hot Melt Packaging Tape


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    Backing: 30 micron cast biaxially oriented polypropylene film

    Adhesive: Synthetic rubber/resin hot melt adhesive

    Liner: NA

    Properties & Technical Data

    Product Nomenclature: HP 232
    Adhesion to Stainless Steel30 oz/in width3.28 N/10 mm
    Application Temperature Range20 F to 75 F-7 C to 24 C
    Holding Power to Fiberboard10,000 minutes10,000 minutes
    Service Temperature Range-20 F to 100 F-29 C to 38 C
    Tensile Strength - Longitudinal Direction27 lbs/in width47.3 N/10 mm
    Tensile Strength - Transverse Direction44 lbs/in width77.1 N/10 mm
    Thickness1.9 mils0.048 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.


    Sizes & Colors

    Colors Available: Clear (CLR) White (WHI)

    Lengths Available: 109.3 yd, 100 yd, 1500 yd

    Widths Available: 1.88 in, 2.08 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.

    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.

    Applicable Standards

    CID A-A-1684C
    FDA Indirect Contact CFR 21, 175.105

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