Packaging Tapes

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 & Applications

  • 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
  • Specifications

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    Construction

    Backing: 50 micron biaxially oriented polypropylene cast film

    Adhesive: Synthetic rubber/resin hot melt adhesive

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    Properties & Technical Data

    Product Nomenclature: HP 550
    PropertyStandardMetric
    Adhesion to Backing6 oz/in width0.66 N/10 mm
    Adhesion to Stainless Steel58 oz/in width6.35 N/10 mm
    Application Temperature Range35 F to 110 F2 C to 43 C
    Elongation150%150%
    Holding Power to Fiberboard45,000 minutes45,000 minutes
    Service Temperature Range-20 F to 150 F-29 C to 66 C
    Tensile Strength - Longitudinal Direction42 lbs/in width73.6 N/10 mm
    Tensile Strength - Transverse Direction74 lbs/in width129.6 N/10 mm
    Thickness3.0 mils0.076 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.

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    Sizes & Colors

    Colors Available: Multiple Combinations (MCB)

    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.

    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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