Packaging Tapes

HP 240 Printed, Production Grade Hot Melt Packaging Tape

Production grade hot melt packaging tape featuring printed stock messages to prevent pilferage and inform handlers of care. For manual or automated industrial carton sealing of medium-weight cartons, HP 240 provides excellent holding power, superior performance and easy-to-read messages.

Features & Applications

  • Production purpose grade, medium duty packaging tape
  • Easy-to-read, printed stock messages
  • Instant, permanent bond to a wide range of substrates and surfaces
  • Special release coating for consistent, low force unwind off the roll
  • Performs reliably to the core for efficient tape consumption
  • Available in a variety of standard messages (Keep Refrigerated and Keep Frozen available as HP 242 cold environment packaging tape -- contact your Shurtape Sales Representative for more details)
  • Specifications

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    Construction

    Backing: 30 micron cast biaxially oriented polypropylene film

    Adhesive: Synthetic rubber/resin hot melt adhesive

    Liner: NA

    Properties & Technical Data

    Product Nomenclature: HP 240
    PropertyStandardMetric
    Adhesion to Backing - Hand Rolls Only18 oz/in width1.97 N/10 mm
    Adhesion to Backing - Machine Rolls Only4 oz/in width0.44 N/10 mm
    Adhesion to Stainless Steel44 oz/in width4.82 N/10 mm
    Application Temperature Range35 F to 110 F2 C to 43 C
    Elongation150%150%
    Holding Power to Fiberboard15,000 minutes15,000 minutes
    Service Temperature Range-20 F to 150 F-29 C to 66 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.

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    Sizes & Colors

    Colors Available: Multiple Combinations (MCB)

    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

    ASTM D 1974/D 1974M-16
    CID A-A-1684C
    FDA Indirect Contact CFR 21, 175.105

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    Where to Buy

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