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  • 3M™ Tamper Evident Label Materials

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    • Designed for a range of labeling applications where tamper-resistance is important
    • Destructible and non-destructible facestocks include paper, vinyl, acetate and polyester for reliable use and processing
    • Range of acrylic adhesives is formulated for strength, tack and clarity on a variety of surfaces
    • Coatings, colors and patterns help meet varied design specifications and print processes
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    Specifications
    Attribute Name
    Value
    Adhesive Thickness
    0.8 mil, 0.9 mil
    Adhesive Thickness (Metric)
    0.02 mm
    Adhesive Type
    Acrylic
    Application
    Cold Storage and Tamper Evident
    Backing Material
    Polyester, Vinyl
    Backing Thickness (Imperial)
    2 mil, 2.3 mil
    Brand
    3M™
    Color
    Gray, Transparent, White, Clear, Silver, White
    Face Side Adhesive Thickness (Imperial)
    0.8 mil, 0.9 mil
    Face Side Adhesive Thickness (Metric)
    0.02 mm, 0.023 mm
    Face Side Adhesive Type
    300 High Strength Acrylic, 350 High Holding Acrylic, 350 High Performance Acrylic, P1212 Permanent, P1410 Permanent
    Facestock Color
    Silver, White
    Facestock Material
    Acetate, Acrylate, Polycarbonate, Polyester, Polyethylene, Polyurethane, Vinyl
    Facestock Thickness (Metric)
    0.05 mm, 0.06 mm, 0.1 mm
    Industries
    Automotive, Consumer Goods, Converter Solutions, Electronics, General Industrial, Medical, Military & Government, Packaging, Paper, Print, Specialty Vehicle, Transportation
    Maximum Operating Temperature (Celsius)
    121.11 Degree Celsius, 150 Degree Celsius, 60 Degree Celsius
    Maximum Operating Temperature (Fahrenheit)
    140 Degree Fahrenheit, 240 Degree Fahrenheit, 250 Degree Fahrenheit, 300 Degree Fahrenheit, 302 Degree Fahrenheit
    Minimum Operating Temperature (Fahrenheit)
    -20 Degree Fahrenheit, -40 Degree Fahrenheit
    Nominal Adhesive Thickness (Imperial)
    0.8 mil, 0.9 mil
    Overall Length (Imperial)
    12 in, 13.5 in, 1668 ft, 2100 ft, 27 in, 300 ft, 5050 ft
    Overall Length (Metric)
    0.304 m, 0.34 m, 0.68 m, 1539.24 m, 508 m, 508.4 m, 508.406 m, 508.41 m, 91.44 m
    Overall Thickness (Imperial)
    0.8 mil
    Overall Width (Imperial)
    12 in, 13.5 in, 18 in, 20 in, 4.5 in, 48 in, 50 in, 54 in, 6 in, 9 in
    Overall Width (Metric)
    114.3 mm, 1219.2 mm, 1270 mm, 1371.6 mm, 152 mm, 152.4 mm, 304.8 mm, 342.9 mm, 457.2 mm, 508 mm
    Primary Liner
    50# Super Calendered Kraft, 55# Densified Kraft, 90# Polycoated Kraft, 94# Polycoated Kraft
    Primary Liner Color
    Brown
    Primary Liner Thickness (Imperial)
    2.5 mil, 3.2, 3.2 mil, 6.8 mil, 7 mil
    Printing Method
    DMI, Flexo, Screen, Thermal Transfer
    Product Type
    Label
    Removability
    Permanent
    Size
    Custom, Custom Slit
    Surface Finish
    Bright, Cast, Gloss, Matte, Triangle Void, Void Gloss, Void Matte
    Tape Thickness (Imperial)
    2.8 mil, 2.9 mil, 3.1 mil
    TDS Required
    Yes
    Topcoat
    DMI TC, No, NTC, TC, Topcoat
    Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)
    See Safety Data Sheet, Regulatory Data Sheet
    Details
    • Designed for a range of labeling applications where tamper-resistance is important
    • Destructible and non-destructible facestocks include paper, vinyl, acetate and polyester for reliable use and processing
    • Range of acrylic adhesives is formulated for strength, tack and clarity on a variety of surfaces
    • Coatings, colors and patterns help meet varied design specifications and print processes
    • PK, PCK, glassine or super-calendered liners make for excellent die cutting and other processing

    3M™ Tamper Evident Label Materials are available in a full range of materials, patterns and colors for specific tamper-resistant labeling challenges. Destructible and non-destructible facestocks including paper, vinyl, acetate and polyester, and adhesives are formulated for a variety of surfaces including polyolefins. Reinforced paper liners add dimensional stability during processing.

    Tamper Evident labels
    Feature a range of finishes including white, mirror finish and bright silver to match a variety of design needs
    Tamper Evident Labels for Security Across Applications and Industries
    Designed to meet specific challenges in tamper-resistant labeling, our 3M™ Tamper Evident Label Materials (PDF, 489.9 Kb) are available in a broad selection of facestocks, adhesives, colors and patterns. Labels are supplied in paper, vinyl, acetate and polyester for durability during processing and after application; many are destructible, making it easy to identify attempted removal. They feature our specially-formulated acrylic adhesives, which include 3M™ High Strength Acrylic Adhesive 300 for quick flowing application and fast lamination to textured plastics, foams, fabrics and coated papers. Our universal Adhesive 350 is excellent for challenging substrates like low surface energy plastics and oily metals. 3M™ Adhesive 320 delivers a very high bond strength; and 3M™ Adhesive 1410 is formulated for adhesion to polyolefins.

    The combination of materials can be used for printing applications including thermal transfer, digital, inkjet, laser, and dot matrix printing processes. A range of liners includes glassine, polycoated Kraft, densified Kraft and supercalendered Kraft for dimensional stability during processes such as high-speed die-cutting and matrix stripping.

    Patterns and Colors for Design Flexibility
    3M™ Tamper Evident Labels feature a range of finishes including white, mirror finish and bright silver to match a variety of design needs. Select products feature triangle patterns and printed VOID messages.

    Recommended Applications
    • Destructible labeling applications
    • OTC drug closures
    • Bar code tracking
    • Track and trace
    • Thermal transfer labels
    • Variable information printing (VIP)
    • Brand and instruction labels
    • Warning labels
    • Tamper indicating
    • Void messaging
    • Fraud reduction

    About 3M™ Tamper Evident Label Adhesives
    3M™ Tamper Evident Labels feature a range of our specially-formulated adhesives for secure adhesion and destructibility on specific substrates. Adhesives include:
    • 3M™ P1212 General Purpose Acrylic Adhesive delivers good initial tack and excellent clarity. It is resistant to UV and is UL recognized for indoor use.
    • 3M™ 300 High Strength Acrylic Adhesive provides high initial adhesion especially to low surface energy plastics. It is quick flowing to speed lamination of textured plastics, foams, fabrics and coated papers, and resists heat up to 250°F short-term.
    • 3M™ 320 High Tenacity Acrylic has heat resistance up to 250°F short-term. It also offers high bond strength to a variety of surfaces and excellent flagging resistance on small diameter surfaces.
    • 3M™ Adhesive 350 is a universal, high-performance, high-holding, acrylic adhesive designed to adhere to a variety of surfaces including contoured surfaces and smooth, finely textured powder coatings, low surface energy plastics and oily metals.
    • 3M™ P1410 Tackified Acrylic Adhesive provides a very high tack, designed specifically for adhesion to polyolefins.

    Learn more about 3M™ Tamper Evident Label Materials

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