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Packaging Tapes

HP 400

HP 400® High Performance Grade Hot Melt Packaging Tape

High performance grade hot melt packaging tape for higher speed, critical closure carton sealing of large, bulky or heavy content cartons. For use in manual or automated industrial sealing environments, particularly moderate to severe handling environments, HP 400® is designed with extra high bonding strength and Hold Strong® technology for consistent, secure carton closure.

Features & Benefits

  • High performance grade, critical closure, heavy duty packaging tape
  • Extra high bonding strength paired with Hold Strong® technology for a long-lasting, secure seal
  • Instant, permanent bond to a wide range of substrates and surfaces
  • Special release coating for Good to the Core® performance and consistent, low force unwind off the roll
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Typical Applications

  • For manual or automated industrial carton sealing of large, bulky or heavy content cartons
  • For use in higher speed, critical closure applications
  • For use in moderate to severe handling environments



  • Backing: 40 micron biaxially oriented polypropylene cast film
  • Adhesive: Synthetic rubber/resin hot melt adhesive
  • Liner: NA

Properties & Technical Data

Property Standard Metric
Adhesion to Backing 5 oz/in width 0.55 N/10 mm
Adhesion to Stainless Steel 54 oz/in width 5.91 N/10 mm
Application Temperature Range 35 F to 110 F 2 C to 43 C
Elongation 150% 150%
Holding Power to Fiberboard 35,000 minutes 35,000 minutes
Service Temperature Range -20 F to 150 F -29 C to 66 C
Tensile Strength - Longitudinal Direction 33 lbs/in width 57.8 N/10 mm
Tensile Strength - Transverse Direction 58 lbs/in width 101.6 N/10 mm
Thickness 2.5 mils 0.064 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 1974/D 1974M-16, CID A-A-1684C, FDA Indirect Contact CFR 21, 175.105, FDA Indirect Contact CFR 21, 177.1520

Sizes & Colors

Colors Available:

Tan (TAN) Tan (TAN) Clear (CLR) Clear (CLR)

Lengths Available: 50 m, 100 m, 914 m, 1371 m

Widths Available: 48 mm, 53 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.

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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.