3M™ Polyester Tape 8901

3M 8901

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3M™ Polyester Tape 8901

Thin and conformable, our 3M Polyester Tape 8901 excels in high temperature masking operations such as powder coat painting. Coated with a silicone adhesive, this tape bonds to a variety of difficult surfaces. It is chemical resistant and performs under a wide range of temperatures and environments.

Typical Applications

3M Polyester Tape 8901 is a thin, conformable polyester tape ideal for masking in high temperature applications and adheres well to silicone coated surfaces. Coated with a silicone adhesive, this tape functions well in masking for powder coating to provide sharp paint lines. It removes cleanly and in one-piece from most surfaces, avoiding slivering and breaking. This tape also excels in permanent splicing operations on silicone liners, papers and films subject to high temperatures.

Recommended applications: Masking parts for high temperature powder coat painting, Splicing of silicone liners, films and papers, Holding parts or vacuum bags during composite bonding operations, Masking metal surfaces in acid or caustic chemical milling baths, Protective tape reduces scratches during handling and shipping.

Features & Benefits

  • Works in demanding conditions and high temperatures ranging from -60ºF (-50ºC) to 400ºF (204ºC)
  • Clean removal during high-temperature masking operations such as powder coating
  • Polyester film offers excellent thermal and chemical resistance while maintaining flexibility
  • Silicone adhesive provides clean removal from a variety of surfaces
  • Translucent blue backing provides easy identification and positioning