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SS 501

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 & Benefits

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

Typical Applications

    For use on mirror backs to prevent injury from glass particles and shards in the event of breakage



  • Backing: Woven polyolefin blend fabric
  • Adhesive: Acrylic-based adhesive
  • Liner: Linerless

Properties & Technical Data

Property Standard Metric
Adhesion to Stainless Steel 31 oz/in width 3.39 N/10 mm
Elongation MD 30% 30%
Tensile 66 lbs/in width 115.6 N/10 mm
Thickness 6.0 mils 0.15 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.

Applicable Standards

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

Sizes & Colors

Colors Available:

White (WHI) White (WHI)

Lengths Available: 305 m

Widths Available: Contact your Shurtape sales representative for available widths

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.