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3M™ Repulpable Web Processing Double Coated Tape R3227

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Repulpable material prevents broke contamination from non-repulpable splice material

Tissue backing is thin and porous to allow adhesive penetration of sheet and engineered for optimum strength in a variety of splices

Adhesive is designed to bond to a variety of paper substrates with high shear strength to perform in a variety of temporary splicing app

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  • Repulpable material prevents broke contamination from non-repulpable splice material
  • Tissue backing is thin and porous to allow adhesive penetration of sheet and engineered for optimum strength in a variety of splices
  • Adhesive is designed to bond to a variety of paper substrates with high shear strength to perform in a variety of temporary splicing app
  • High heat resistance (up to 400°F/200°C) allows tape to perform in a variety of printing applications
  • Packaged in sealed plastic bags helps protect constant moisture content of unused tape

3M™ Repulpable Web Processing Double Coated Tape R3227 is a temporary splicing tape used to aide in the processing of paper within the paper mill. The backing and adhesive is engineered for optimum strength for every type of splice: flying, overlap, butt and general purpose. It provides the required shear strength, high tack and heat resistance necessary for dependable productivity.

Repulpable Web Processing Double Coated Tape
High tack adhesive ensures fast, easy and reliable core starting
High Shear Strength for Optimum Splicing
3M™ Repulpable Web Processing Double Coated Tape R3227 is a 3.5 mil, double coated, repulpable splicing tape designed for a variety of general purpose core starting, pull-through and temporary splicing applications. This tape is comprised of a tissue carrier backing and a repulpable adhesive designed to offer high shear strength, high tack and heat resistance required to perform at temperatures of up to 400°F/200°C. The tissue backing is thin and porous to allow adhesive penetration of sheet, and engineered for optimum strength for every type of splice. Mounted on a paper liner, this tape is easy to handle and apply. 3M™ Repulpable Web Processing Double Coated Tape R3227 is FDA compliant and complies with regulations for repulpable tape.

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Recommended Applications
  • Core starting
  • Roll closing
  • Temporary and pull through splicing on coated and uncoated papers and cellulosic materials
  • Splicing at sheeting and other paper converting operations

Repulpable Web Processing Double Coated Tape
Reliable performance in all climates, from cold and dry to hot and humid
Adhesion that Prevents Broke Contamination
3M™ Repulpable Web Processing Double Coated Tape R3227 features a repulpable adhesive that prevents broke contamination from non-repulpable splice material. It meets or exceeds TAPPI UM-213, procedure A, FDA complaint 21 CFR 176.170 (components of paper and paperboard in contact with aqueous and fatty food).

Strength Comparison

Product Color Tape Thickness
mils (mm)
Tape Construction
Backing/Adhesive
Compatible Hand-Held
Dispensers
FDA
Compliant*
Temporary Single-Coated Tapes
R3127 Blue, White, Kraft 4.5 (0.11) Paper/Repulpable H122 (2" widths) Yes
R3187 Blue, White, Kraft 7.5 (0.19) Paper/Repulpable HB903 (2" widths) Yes

Temporary Double-Coated Tapes
R3227 Blue, White 3.0 (0.08) Tissue/Repulpable RTA500 Yes
R3257 White 5.0 (0.13) Tissue/Repulpable RTA500 Yes
R3287 White 5.5 (0.14) Tissue/Repulpable S170/S171 Yes
R3287SL White 5.5 (0.14) Tissue/Repulpable S170/S171 Yes


*Meets specific FDA indirect food additive regulations as described under 21 CFR 176.170 (Components of paper and paperboard in contact with aqueous and fatty food) and 21 CFR 176.180 (Components of paper and paperboard in contact with dry foods).

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