A guide to 3M™ Vinyl Tape 471

3M™ Vinyl Tape 471 is a type of vinyl tape made by 3M. It is a versatile, conformable tape that is designed for use in a wide range of industrial and commercial applications. Some of the key features of this tape include:

  • High-temperature resistance: The tape can withstand temperatures up to 176°F (80°C) for short-term exposure and 158°F (70°C) for long-term exposure.
  • Moisture resistance: The tape is resistant to moisture, chemicals, and UV light, making it suitable for use in outdoor and industrial environments.
  • Conformability: The tape is designed to conform well to irregular surfaces, making it suitable for use in applications where a tight seal is required.
  • Versatility: The tape is available in a variety of widths and colors, making it suitable for a wide range of applications.

Some common applications of 3M™ Vinyl Tape 471 include:

  • Color coding of pipes and wires
  • Sealing and patching of industrial equipment
  • Splicing and terminating electrical wires
  • Marking and identification in industrial and commercial settings
  • Protection of surfaces and edges

The tape can be applied by hand or with a dispenser, it is recommend to clean the surface before applying the tape for best results.

some of the key specifications of 3M™ Vinyl Tape 471:

  • Adhesive: Rubber
  • Backing: Vinyl
  • Thickness: 7.5 mils (0.19 mm)
  • Adhesion to Steel: 26 oz/in (28 N/100mm)
  • Tensile Strength: 23 lb/in (405 N/100mm)
  • Elongation: 150%
  • Temperature resistance: Short term exposure up to 176°F (80°C) and long term exposure up to 158°F (70°C)
  • UV resistance: Good
  • Moisture resistance: Good
  • Chemical resistance: Good
  • Color: Available in a variety of colors, including black, white, blue, green, red, and yellow.
  • Widths: Available in widths from 0.5 inch to 2 inches.

Please note that these are general specifications, and the actual specifications may vary depending on the specific product and size you are using. Also, please consider that these specifications may change over time based on the production batch, so it’s always good to check the specifications with the manufacturer or vendor.

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