Packaging Tapes

HP 550

HP 550 Custom-Printed, Heavy-Duty Grade Hot Melt Packaging Tape

Heavy duty grade hot melt packaging tape for manual or automated industrial sealing of heavy, bulky cartons, including overstuffed or under-filled cartons, in high stress and extreme handling conditions. Custom-printed with a logo or message to prevent pilferage and allow personalization of outgoing cartons, HP 550 is constructed to be tough with excellent grip and holding power, ensuring it can withstand the rigors of the distribution network.

Features & Benefits

  • Heavy duty grade packaging tape
  • Custom-printed for personalization
  • Extra high bonding strength and holding power for a long-lasting, secure seal
  • 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
  • For hand use or automated applications

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Typical Applications

  • Custom-printed to prevent pilferage and allow personalization of outgoing cartons
  • For manual or automated industrial carton sealing of heavy, bulky cartons, including overstuffed or under-filled cartons, in high stress and extreme handling conditions

Specifications

Construction

  • Backing: 50 micron biaxially oriented polypropylene cast film
  • Adhesive: Synthetic rubber/resin hot melt adhesive
  • Liner:

Properties & Technical Data

Property Standard Metric
Adhesion to Backing 6 oz/in width 0.66 N/10 mm
Adhesion to Stainless Steel 58 oz/in width 6.35 N/10 mm
Application Temperature Range 35 F to 110 F 2 C to 43 C
Elongation 150% 150%
Holding Power to Fiberboard 45,000 minutes 45,000 minutes
Service Temperature Range -20 F to 150 F -29 C to 66 C
Tensile Strength - Longitudinal Direction 42 lbs/in width 73.6 N/10 mm
Tensile Strength - Transverse Direction 74 lbs/in width 129.6 N/10 mm
Thickness 3.0 mils 0.076 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

Sizes & Colors

Colors Available:

Multiple Combinations

Lengths Available: 54.6 yd, 109.3 yd, 1000 yd

Widths Available: 1.88 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.