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3M™ Cushion-Mount™ Plus Plate Mounting Tape E1815

3M Product Number E1815
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  • 0.015 inch (0.38 mm) double coated foam tape has the air release feature with a plate side adhesive technology designed to remove with less force from flexographic print plates
  • Has a firm density foam that is ideal for printing combinations of solids and process with halftone dots
  • Blue foam color indicates the firm density foam
  • Securely bonds the flexographic photopolymer plate to the print sleeve or steel cylinder to prevent plate edge lifting during printing
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  • 3M™ Cushion-Mount™ Plus Plate Mounting Tape E1815, Blue, 16.5 in x 25 yd, 15 Mil, 1 Roll/Case
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    22.86 m
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  • 3M™ Cushion-Mount™ Plus Plate Mounting Tape E1815, Blue, 15 mil, Roll, Config
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  • 3M™ Cushion-Mount™ Plus Plate Mounting Tape E1815, Blue, 18 in x 25 yd, 15 mil, 1 roll per case
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    18 in
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    457.2 mm
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  • 3M™ Cushion-Mount™ Plus Plate Mounting Tape E1815, Blue, 54 in x 25 yd, 15 mil, 1 roll per case
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    25 yd
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    22.86 m
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    54 in
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    1371.6 mm
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  • 0.015 inch (0.38 mm) double coated foam tape has the air release feature with a plate side adhesive technology designed to remove with less force from flexographic print plates
  • Has a firm density foam that is ideal for printing combinations of solids and process with halftone dots
  • Blue foam color indicates the firm density foam
  • Securely bonds the flexographic photopolymer plate to the print sleeve or steel cylinder to prevent plate edge lifting during printing
  • Print plates mounted on E1815 will have no air bubbles under the plate due to the air release feature designed into the tape
  • Grooves in the adhesive are created by a cross-hatch pattern from the release liner
  • Plate easily demounts from the double coated cushioned tape without adhesive residue
  • Tape also removes cleanly from the sleeve or steel print cylinder
  • Flexographic printing, flexographic printers
  • Cushioned flexographic plate mounting sticky back foam tape

Our 3M™ Cushion-Mount™ Plus Plate Mounting Tape E1815 with easy mount adhesive is designed for mounting flexographic print plates to cylinders or sleeves. This blue foam mounting tape provides high quality firm combination print.

Plate Mounter Applying 3M™ Cushion-Mount™ Plus Plate Mounting Tapes for flexographic printing
E-Series features differential acrylate adhesive system on each side of a foam carrier, protected by a release liner on one side
Bubble Free Flexographic Plate Mounting
3M™ Cushion-Mount™ Plus Plate Mounting Tape E1815 is a blue foam tape that provides high quality combination print. This is a firm tape for combination printing. It has the air release feature that allows for bubble free mounting. This flexographic plate mounting tape has excellent resistance to lifting on press allowing for easy and clean plate removal.

Recommended Applications
  • Mounting photopolymer plates to flexographic printing cylinders and sleeves
  • Used in combination, process and solid printing processes
  • 3M sticky back tapes are designed for narrow web presses to print tag and labels

3M flexographic plate mounting tapes are highly engineered to provide very tight caliper tolerance to allow printers to use tape from different manufacturing lots and keep tight print registration. The compressible foam will withstand long and high speed print runs.

This cushion tape is manufactured for 15 mil applications. It is constructed with engineered acrylic adhesives. The adhesive on the linered (plate) side of the tape is designed for mounting of photopolymer plates. The adhesive on the non-linered (sleeve/cylinder) side is designed for mounting to flexographic printing cylinders or sleeves, providing easy application at mounting and clean removal when demounting.

Learn About and Compare More 3M Flexographic Plate Mounting Systems (PDF, 5.00 Mb)

On Easy with Reduced Air Entrapment
3M air release liners have a crosshatched pattern, unlike other mounting tapes that use a pebbled or flat release liner. The embossed crosshatched pattern imprints unique microchannels into the easy mount adhesive that allows entrapped air to escape. Air bubbles disappear from between the tape and plate, and between the tape and sleeve or cylinder for virtually bubble-free mounting. Setup is faster with smoother surfaces for cleaner print quality and higher productivity. The adhesive maintains tight contact with reduced edge lifting.

3M air release liners have a crosshatched pattern, unlike other mounting tapes that use a pebbled or flat release liner.
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