Packaging Tapes

HP 260 Surface Printable, Production Grade Hot Melt Packaging Tape

Production grade hot melt packaging tape used in manual and automated industrial carton sealing of medium-weight cartons in everyday manufacturing and shipping environments. HP 260 is directly printable with all leading brands of solvent inks and delivers faster drying times for more efficient use of machines and superior ink anchorage without pickoff.

Features & Applications

  • Production grade, medium duty packaging tape
  • Surface printable with leading brands of solvent inks
  • Instant, permanent bond to a wide range of substrates and surfaces
  • Special release coating for consistent, low force unwind off the roll
  • Specifications

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    Backing: Directly printable, 30 micron biaxially oriented polypropylene cast film

    Adhesive: Synthetic rubber/resin hot melt adhesive

    Liner: NA

    Properties & Technical Data

    Product Nomenclature: HP 260
    Adhesion to Backing4 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
    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.


    Sizes & Colors

    Colors Available: Tan (TAN) Clear (CLR) White (WHI)

    Lengths Available: 1000 yd, 1500 yd, 2000 yd

    Widths Available: 5.66 in, 11.96 in, 11.33 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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