Featured Product - 3M™ Specialty Tape Solutions

Tekra offers 3M™ single coated tapes that meet application challenges for appliances, aerospace, automotive, construction, MRO, electronics, commercial transport, marine, and more!

Tekra offers a wide variety of 3M™ Single Coated Tapes to fit your application needs. Follow along as we highlight the line of the 3M™ Specialty Tape Solutions.

3M™ Aluminum Foil Tape 425

3M™ Aluminum Foil Tape 425 has a high thermal conductivity that enhances heating or cooling efficiency. This tape also resists outdoor weathering and UV degradation for long term performance.

Commonly used for:

  • Heat shielding of delicate parts
  • Aircraft chemical paint strip masking
  • Refrigerator and freezer copper coil attachment
  • Reflective layer for lighting
  • Sealing out air and moisture

3M™ Vinyl Tape 471

3M™ Vinyl Tape 471 is a chemical resistant and extremely conformable vinyl backed tape. This tape has color throughout, giving it the ability to resist scrapes, wear, and weathering making it a great option for marking aisles or safety hazards.

Commonly used for:

  • Durable marking of aisles and corridors in factories,  warehouses, hospitals, and retail spaces
  • Marking of safety hazards on walls, stairs, and pipes
  • Fine line paint masking
  • Sealing
  • High visibility splicing
  • Decorative trim
  • Surface protection

3M™ Glass Cloth Tape 361

When a high-temperature resistance and high tensile strength is needed, think 3M™ Glass Cloth Tape 361. This abrasion resistant tape is coated with a silicone adhesive.

Commonly used for:

  • Splicing of fabrics and  textured surfaces
  • Aerospace panel sealing
  • Welding backup
  • Wire harness protection

3M™ Polyester Tape 850

Commonly used for film splicing, defect marking, edge reinforcement, and sealing, 3M™ Polyester Tape 850 maintains color well after long term aging. This polyester backed tape has transparent options for virtually invisible splices.

Commonly used for:

  • Film splicing
  • Defect marking
  • Edge reinforcement
  • Sealing
  • Color coding

3M™ PTFE Film Tape 5490

This single coated tape offers an extremely low coefficient of friction which creates a smooth, non-stick surface over a variety of substrates to assist in the movement of web materials in many types of roll-wrap lay flat applications.

Commonly used for:

  • Wrapping web rollers to reduce friction
  • Covering web former edges to minimize friction during folding
  • Noise reduction of parts where surfaces rub together
  • Increasing wear life of parts
  • Providing excellent mold release in composite bonding

3M™ UHMW-PE Tape 5423

Coated with a rubber adhesive, this tape is an effective solution for noise and vibration problems. 3M™ UHMW-PE Tape 5423 also has excellent abrasion resistance, providing long wear life.

Commonly used for:

  • Reducing squeaks and rattles in automotive and transportation assemblies
  • Lining of conveyors, chutes, blades, slides and guide rails
  • Noise reduction in escalators and elevators
  • Separating dissimilar parts to reduce noise and friction

Call Tekra at (888) 988-5546 or contact us here to request a quote or sample of any of these tapes.

3M™ Specialty Tape

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