Manufacturers of
PROTECTIVE PAPER AND FILM TAPES
Since 1950

Protex® 55

Additional Info

  • Description:

    4-5 mil latex saturated paper. Decal pre-spacing and application tape.

  • Application Surface: Metals, Plastics, Glass, Painted Surfaces
  • Substrate: Paper
  • Thickness: 5 MIL (paper, polyester)
  • Application:

    Decal application. Tack level provides proper lift to vinyl films from liner. Can be applied to bare aluminum, stainless steel and painted surfaces for scratch protection during manufacturing and installation.

  • Surface Sensitivity: No
  • Adhesion Level: MEDIUM
  • Heat Tolerance: No heat applied, 100° - 150°
  • Typical Properties - Backing:

    Basis wt., lbs/3000 sq. ft. 35-40
    Thickness, mils 3.6-4.4
    Tensile strength, lbs/inch M.D. 16.4 min
    Elongation, % M.D. 2.5 min
    Elmendorf tear, grams, M.D. 46 min
    C.D. 49 min

  • Typical Properties - Adhesive:

    Base Natural latex
    Adhesion to steel, oz/inch width 20-25 (-3/+4) (At time of manufacture)
    PSTC-1 (Modified)

  • Typical Properties - Liner: none
  • Standard Sizes Available:

    36" x 100 yds, 48" x 100 yds

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