From the Manufacturer
3M™ Polyethylene Film Tape 483 features a polyethylene backing with a rubber adhesive. It stretches easily and is highly conformable for a tight seal around irregular surfaces. The smooth backing provides good solvent and alkali resistance and remains flexible to -20 degrees F. This general purpose tape is used for many applications, including sealing containers and irregular shaped objects, electroplating, color coding, and moisture proofing.
3M™ Polyethylene Film Tape 483 is 5 mils thick, has adhesion of 12 oz/in width, tensile strength of 10 lbs/in and elongation at break of 300%. Tape can be used in temperatures ranging from -20 degrees to 170 degrees F.
For more than a century, 3M has applied innovation and technology to improving our customers’ lives and supporting their business goals. Today the company, from its headquarters in St. Paul, Minnesota, serves industrial and commercial customers and consumers in nearly 200 countries. 3M Industrial Adhesives and Tapes include application-specific products that provide durability, strength, and special characteristics such as temperature resistance and short- and long-term protection. The 3M brand, across thousands of products, represents consistency, superior quality, and value.