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3M™ Die-Cuttable Tape DC2011PET, Black, 1.1 mm

  • 3M Product Number DC2011PET
  • 3M ID B40067334

Meets the application demands of current nameplate and badge design trends

High initial adhesion to chrome and paint ensures reliable application of narrow stroke width designs such as letters

Unique handling properties enable minimal edge-welding

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  • Meets the application demands of current nameplate and badge design trends
  • High initial adhesion to chrome and paint ensures reliable application of narrow stroke width designs such as letters
  • Unique handling properties enable minimal edge-welding
  • Ease of die-cutting allows for intricate lettering
  • Excellent twist resistance better supports the trend towards narrow stroke width letters
  • Adhesive adheres well to scratch- and mar-resistant paint systems
  • Black color provides good bond-line appearance
  • Clear polyethylene terephthalate (PET) liner protects core and tape

3M™ Die-Cuttable Tape DC2011PET securely attaches nameplates, badges and emblems to the exterior of vehicles. This black foam tape features two adhesives, one on each side of a firm acrylic polymer core. The 1.1 mm tape is produced with minimal edge-weld, making it especially suitable for die cutting. A clear, low-stretch polyester liner is silicone treated on both sides for easy one-piece release and efficient tape application.

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    Die Cuttable
  • Smooth bondline icon of a piece of paper folded in one corner
    Smooth Bondline
  • Strong core icon of two arrows moving away from one line up and down
    Strong Core
  • Substrate compatibility icon
    Substrate Compatibility
  • Exploded view of the layers of 3M™ Die-Cuttable Tape DC2011PET

    Specifically designed for attaching nameplates, emblems and badges

    3M™ Die-Cuttable Tape DC2011PET has been created to meet both the demands of exterior vehicle paint attachment and the trend toward lettering and other narrow nameplates and badges. This 1.1 mm tape features excellent handling for precise die cuttability even when creating narrow or intricate patterns. The specifically formulated adhesives and the firm, twist-resistant acrylic polymer core help ensure that add-on parts stay attached – potentially reducing rework and enhanced brand image among customers.

    1. Choice of liner
    3M™ Die-Cuttable Tape DC2011PET features a clear Polyester (PET) liner for excellent protection of the tape adhesive and core. Minimal edge-welding makes the tape extremely die cuttable for precise application.

    2. Liner side adhesive
    Liner-side adhesive is formulated for very high initial and final adhesion to scratch and mar-resistant paint systems.

    3. Acrylic polymer core
    Exclusive to 3M, the acrylic polymer core of 3M™ Die-Cuttable Tape DC2011PET is engineered for firm performance that resists pluck and torque – twisting motions that can cause detachment of narrow or intricate nameplates, emblems and badges. The inconspicuous black color helps to ensure high satisfaction among consumers.

    4. Non-liner side adhesive
    The non-liner side forms an immediate, consistent and durable bond to paint and chrome parts.

    Excellent for die cutting
    3M DC2000 Series tapes are designed for precise and efficient die cutting, even when creating narrow or intricate designs.


  • Sedan with bubbles showing where 3M Die-cuttable tape can be used in the vehicle.
  • Product usage
    1. Badges
    2. Rain sensor brackets

3M™ Die-Cuttable Tapes are available in multiple thicknesses and liner choices

Chart showing 3M™ Die-cuttable Tapes thicknesses and liner choices
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Frequently asked questions

3M Series DC2000 tapes feature:

• High initial adhesion to chrome and paint ensures reliable applications of narrow letters

• Unique handling properties enable minimal edge-welding

• Ease in die-cutting works with intricate lettering

• Excellent twist resistance better supports the trend towards narrow stroke width letters

• Black color is inconspicuous after installation

3M Series DC2000 tapes are available in the following thicknesses: DC2005 is 0.5mm (20 mil), DC2008 is 0.8mm (30 mil), DC2011 is 1.1 mm (45 mil) and DC2015 is 1.5 mm (60 mil).

3M Series DC2000 tapes are available with a SC2 white liner (5 mil) and a clear polyester liner (3 mil).

No, the 3M Series DC2000 tape is not recommended for use on these types of applications. It was specifically designed to be die-cuttable for nameplate and emblem applications. The 3M Series DC2000 tape can also be tested for gasket type applications where mechanical is the primary means of attachment.

Yes, 3M Nameplate Attachment NT tapes have been phased out.

OEM specification data packages are available. If you have an OEM application and need specification data, contact a 3M technical service representative for technical support.

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