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3M™ 8981 Filament Tape

3M 8981 Filament Tape

Code: 3M 8981 / Category: Filament Tapes

Overview

The 3M 8981 Filament Tape is a high-strength, reliable tape designed for bundling, reinforcing, and palletizing applications. This tape features a fiberglass-reinforced backing that provides excellent tensile strength and durability. It also has a synthetic rubber adhesive that offers strong adhesion to a variety of surfaces, including cardboard, plastic, and metal. The tape resists abrasion, moisture, and chemicals, making it suitable for use in demanding environments.

Features

  • High Strength: Fiberglass-reinforced backing provides excellent tensile strength for bundling and reinforcing applications.
  • Durable: Resists abrasion, moisture, and chemicals for long-lasting performance in demanding environments.
  • Strong Adhesion: Synthetic rubber adhesive offers strong adhesion to a variety of surfaces, including cardboard, plastic, and metal.
  • Flexible: Conforms to irregular surfaces and shapes for versatile use in different applications.
  • Easy Application: Easy to apply by hand or with dispensing equipment, allowing for efficient packaging and palletizing.

Applications

The 3M 8981 Filament Tape is ideal for various applications, including:

  • Bundling: Bundling pipes, rods, and other materials for shipping and storage.
  • Reinforcing: Reinforcing boxes, cartons, and pallets to prevent shifting and damage during transit.
  • Palletizing: Securing boxes and packages to pallets for safe handling and transportation.
  • Sealing: Sealing packages and containers for shipping and storage.
  • Strapping: Strapping and securing loads in warehouses, distribution centers, and manufacturing facilities.

Usage Instructions

  1. Clean Surface: Ensure the surface is clean, dry, and free from dust, oil, and debris.
  2. Apply Tape: Cut the tape to the desired length and apply it to the surface, pressing firmly to ensure good adhesion.
  3. Wrap or Bundle: Wrap the tape around the object or bundle, overlapping the tape for added strength and security.
  4. Secure Ends: Press the ends of the tape firmly to the surface to secure them in place.
  5. Inspect and Test: Inspect the taped area for any gaps or defects and perform a load test to ensure the tape is securely in place.

Conclusion

The 3M 8981 Filament Tape is a versatile and reliable solution for bundling, reinforcing, and palletizing applications. With its high-strength fiberglass-reinforced backing and strong synthetic rubber adhesive, this tape provides excellent tensile strength and adhesion to a variety of surfaces. Whether used for bundling pipes, reinforcing boxes, or palletizing shipments, the 3M 8981 Filament Tape offers reliable performance and peace of mind in various packaging and shipping applications.