Packaging Tapes

HP 560 Surface Printable, 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. Designed to be tough with an aggressive adhesive and exclusive release-coat technology for consistent unwind, HP 560 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

  • Heavy duty grade 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
  • Performs reliably to the core for efficient tape consumption
  • Specifications

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    Backing: Directly printable, 50 micron biaxially oriented polypropylene cast film

    Adhesive: Synthetic rubber/resin hot melt adhesive

    Liner: NA


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    Properties & Technical Data

    Product Nomenclature: HP 560
    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.
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    Sizes & Colors

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

    Lengths Available: 1000 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.

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    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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    Applicable Standards

    ASTM D 1974/D 1974M-16
    ASTM D 5486M-12, Type III
    CID A-A-1684C
    FDA Indirect Contact CFR 21, 175.105
    FDA Indirect Contact CFR 21, 177.1520