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Core starting for paper manufacturing

  • As the papermaking process has changed, so has the need for more advanced adhesive technologies. 3M™ Repulpable Tapes provide a complete line of core starting tapes that are easy to use and stick reliably every time. Featuring an aggressive, high tack adhesive, they allow you to start new rolls quickly and keep your mill running smoothly.

    • Repulpability to prevent broke contamination from non-repulpable splice material (Repulpability determined according to TAPPI UM-213, Procedure A) 
    • High tack adhesive ensures fast, easy and reliable core starting
    • Reliable performance in all climates, from cold and dry to hot and humid
    • Wide selection of tapes covers all your paper grades
    • FDA compliant 21 CFR 176.170 and/or 21 CFR 176.180 so the tape can be used on most food grade papers

Products for core starting

  • 3M™ Repulpable Flatback Tape R3127

    Thin, repulpable web processing tape for core starting, tabbing, and roll closing. Available in blue, white, kraft, and red. Non-printable backing contains a thin silicone release coating to eliminate the need for a liner.

  • 3M™ Repulpable Strong Single Coated Tape R3187

    Super-strong paper backing, coated with a high-tack, transparent, repulpable adhesive. for core starting, tabbing, and roll closing. Available in blue, white, kraft, and black backings.

  • 3M™ Repulpable Web Processing Double Coated Tape R3227

    Thin, strong, conformable backing for core starting, tabbing, and roll closing. High shear properties. Paper carrier available in blue or white on a kraft liner.

  • 3M™ Repulpable Heavy Duty Double Coated Tape R3287

    High tack, high shear strength adhesive for fast, easy, and reliable core starting plus roll closing and temporary splicing applications. Easy release repulpable liner for manual and automatic dispensing.

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