Teflon Tape for Packaging Machinery

Teflon tape for packaging machinery is tan or brown in color. It is made by coating a fiberglass cloth with Teflon. One side is also coated with a pressure sensitive adhesive, which permits these tapes to be used at temperatures of 500 degrees F. 

Teflon Tape for Packaging Machinery - Andrew Roberts

Teflon tape for packaging machinery is tan or brown in color. It is made by coating a fiberglass cloth with Teflon. One side is also coated with a pressure sensitive adhesive, which permits these tapes to be used at temperatures of 500 degrees F. 

This unique combination of materials  is also resistant to tears, punctures and abrasions. For these reasons, they are widely used in the packaging , chemical processing and aerospace industries.

Which Adhesive System Should You Use?

Acrylic Adhesive Teflon tape usually has a blue liner. The adhesive itself is aggressive and has an extended shelf life over a narrower range of temperatures (-100 F to 350 F).These products are the best choice when applied to an ambient surface, and heat is applied to the fabric. Most sizes are available with or without a blue poly release liner. In some cases these tapes can handle the the intermittent temperatures required for impulse sealing.

Silicone adhesive is designed for applications requiring operating temperatures up to 500°F. Typical packaging and general industrial applications include covering heat sealing jaws and elements on various types of equipment such as shrink wrap/L bar, blister packaging, and form/fill/seal machines. Aerospace applications include tool and mold release, heater cable and wire harness wrap as well as flash breaker tape. Available with or without yellow release liner. Normal shelf life is between 12 & 18 months.

 

Typical Physical Properties


Series 254 Standard Grade Teflon Tape – Acrylic Adhesive

Product
Number

Backing
Thickness (ins)
Total Thickness with adhesive (ins.) Break Strength
lb/in width
(warp/fill)
Adhesion
oz./in width
Dielectric
Strength
Total Volts
Insulation
Class

254-3A

.003 .005 70/50 50 2500 155

254-5A

.005

.007

120/100

50

3500

155

254-6A

.006

.008

135/140

50

4500

155

254-10A

.010

.012

225/175

50

5500

155

254-14A

.014

.016

400/200

50

4500

155

 

 

Typical Physical Properties


Series 254 Standard Grade Teflon Tape – Silicone Adhesive

Product Number

Backing Thickness
(ins)

Total Thickness with adhesive (ins)

Break Strength
lb./in width
(warp/fill)

Adhesion
oz./in width

Dielectric Strength
total volts

Insulation Class

254-3S

.003

.005

70/50

40

2500

220

254-5S

.005

.007

120/100

40

3500

220

254-6S

.006

.008

120/100

40

4500

220

254-10S

.010

.012

225/175

40

5500

220

254-14S

.014

.016

400/250

40

4500

220

 

Premium Grade Teflon Tape 

This premium series of Teflon tape is manufactured by coating one side of our #502 fabric with a pressure sensitive adhesive. The fiberglass substrate has a tighter weave than that of standard grade material, and a higher Teflon content for maximum release properties. This series should be considered where performance is the main purchasing consideration.

  

Typical Physical Properties


Series 250 Premium Grade Teflon Tape – Acrylic Adhesive

Product Number

Backing Thickness
(ins)

Total Thickness with adhesive (ins)

Break Strength
lb./in width
(warp/fill)

Adhesion
oz./in width

Dielectric Strength
total volts

Insulation Class

250-3A

.003

.005

70/50

45

3000

220

250-5A

.005

.007

120/100

45

3500

220

250-6A

.006

.008

120/100

45

5000

220

250-10A

.010

.012

225/175

45

6000

220

250-14A

.014

.016

400/250

45

5000

220

 

Typical Physical Properties


Series 250 Premium Grade Teflon Tape – Silicone Adhesive

Product Number

Backing Thickness
(ins)

Total Thickness with adhesive (ins)

Break Strength
lb./in width
(warp/fill)

Adhesion
oz./in width

Dielectric Strength
total volts

Insulation Class

250-3S

.003

.005

70/50

40

3000

220

250-5S

.005

.007

120/100

40

3500

220

250-6S

.006

.008

120/100

40

5000

220

250-10S

.010

.012

225/175

40

6000

220

250-14S

.014

.016

400/250

40

5000

220

 

Available 40″ wide x the yard or in slit rolls from 1/4″ to 36″ in lengths of 10*,18 & 36 yards.

Minimum quantities may be required for 10yd rolls of certain thickness’.

Values shown are nominal and should not be used for writing specifications

 

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