HM 018



HM 18 Economy, 1.8 mil Hot Melt Packaging Tape

Economy, 1.8 mil hot melt packaging tape for medium-weight manual and automated carton sealing, in addition to packaging tasks such as packaging repair, holding plastic pallet covers, and bundling. Available in hand and machine length rolls, HM 18 can be applied to a wide range of substrates and surfaces and is an economical solution for a long-lasting seal.

Typical Applications

Manual or automated industrial carton sealing of medium-weight cartons.

Features & Benefits

  • Great initial tack
  • Long-lasting bond to a wide range of substrates and surfaces
  • Durable 30 micron cast BOPP film
  • High shear hot melt adhesive


Thickness1.8 mils
Tensile (Breaking Strength)25 lbs/in width
Applicable StandardsASTM D 1974/D 1974M-16;
CID A-A-1684C;
FDA Indirect Contact CFR 21, 175.105;
Temperature Range20 F - 150 F
Backing Material30 micron BOPP cast film
AdhesiveHot melt
Adhesion to Stainless Steel42 oz/in width