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3M™ General Purpose PTFE Skived Film Tape 5180 Gray, 1 in x 36 yd

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36 Rolls    PTFE film provides a slick surface for general purpose, non-stick applications    Silicone adhesive provides clean removal from a variety of surfaces    Wide temperature range for performance on heated machinery and... Read more

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3M™ General Purpose PTFE Skived Film Tape 5180 Gray, 1 in x 36 yd

36 Rolls

    PTFE film provides a slick surface for general purpose, non-stick applications

    Silicone adhesive provides clean removal from a variety of surfaces

    Wide temperature range for performance on heated machinery and equipment

    Skived 3M™ PTFE Film Tapes are more conformable than typical extruded PTFE film tapes

    Chemical resistance enables tape to withstand many applications

Our 3M™ General Purpose PTFE Skived Film Tape 5180 uses a skived, polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), conformable film backing. This tape offers a low coefficient of friction which, in combination with a pressure sensitive silicone adhesive, provides a slick surface over a variety of substrates to assist in general purpose, non-stick applications requiring high temperature performance.

Improve Surface Movement

We developed this general purpose tape as a quick and easy solution to reduce friction between moving surfaces in non-critical applications. The skived backing provides good conformability when unwound from the roll compared to typical extruded PTFE film tapes. It functions as an anti-stick or easy-release medium between surfaces where pressure, temperature changes and other factors may create a measure of adhesion. Applying 3M™ General Purpose PTFE Skived Film Tape 5180 can help improve surface movement, eliminate squeaks and rattles, and reduce machine noise. PTFE is chemical resistant and can be used as a temporary chemical barrier. The tape has a wide temperature use range, from -65°F/-54°C to 500°F/260°C, making it suitable in a wide variety of applications.

Recommended Applications

    General purpose roll-wrap for web processing

    Squeak and noise reduction

    Shielding and protecting against chemicals

What is PTFE?

Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) is a synthetic material used in a variety of industries and applications to reduce the coefficient of friction. Because of its non-stick properties and high heat resistance, PTFE is used as a non-stick coating for frying pans and other cookware. It makes an excellent insulating material for electrical applications because of its non-conductivity. PTFE is non-reactive to numerous chemicals, due to the chemical resistance of fluoropolymer bonds; making it effective in containers and pipework for reactive and corrosive substances. PTFE reduces friction, wear and energy efficiency of machinery. Because of its low friction, PTFE is used in industrial applications where sliding action of parts is required, such as with bearings, gears, slide plates, etc. In these applications, it delivers significantly better performance than nylon or acetal. 3M has taken this versatile compound through an extrusion process to create a thin film, then paired the film with 3M’s unique pressure sensitive adhesives to make these PTFE tapes. Innovative, high performance 3M PTFE tapes are reliable, durable and reduce friction.


Product Details

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Manufacturer
3M
Part Number
7000123944
Product Type
Tape, Adhesive & Fasteners