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SS 501 SHATTERSTOP® Safety Mirror Backing Tape

SHATTERSTOP® safety mirror backing tape for use on mirror backs to prevent injury from glass particles and shards in the event of breakage. SS 501 bonds reliably to the back of the mirror and its corresponding mirror backing paint, features a bi-directional woven backing that provides excellent stability and strength in both directions, and offers superior impact resistance.

Features & Applications

  • SHATTERSTOP® safety mirror backing tape
  • Excellent adhesion to mirror backing paints
  • Increased thread count for enhanced strength
  • Superior mirror protection and dimensional stability
  • Specifications

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    Backing: Woven polyolefin blend fabric

    Adhesive: Acrylic-based adhesive

    Liner: Linerless

    Properties & Technical Data

    Product Nomenclature: SS 501
    Adhesion to Stainless Steel31 oz/in width3.39 N/10 mm
    Elongation MD30%30%
    Tensile66 lbs/in width115.6 N/10 mm
    Thickness6.0 mils0.15 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: White (WHI)

    Lengths Available: 333.5 yd

    Widths Available: Contact your Shurtape sales representative for available widths

    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

    ANSI Z97.1-2004 Class A & BS EN 12600

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