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Application Profile

Market: Printing

Application Description: Paper and film tracking on tracking belts.

Application Method


By hand.

3MPTFE Extruded Film Tapes


5490 and 5491

Key Application Requirements


Reliable film tapes that stand up to abrasion and wear.


Benefits/Advantages To Customer


Easy to apply: Helps reduce labor time.


Long-lasting: Helps minimize rework.


Solvent resistant: Helps maintain bond.


Blue-black color: Easily identifiable.


Silicone adhesive: Holds securely for sure results.


High-temperature performance: Up to 400° F (204° C).


Low profile: 3MPTFE Film Tape 5490 has a smooth surface to lay flat and


resist curling.


Durable: 3MPTFE Film Tape 5491 has a double thickness, which helps


extend the service life as a release surface when subjected to abrasion and wear.


3M Industrial Business

Additional Product Information





Temperature Range

3MPTFE Film Tape 5490



3.5 mils (.09 mm)

-100° to 400°F (-73° to 204°C)

3MPTFE Film Tape 5491



6.5 mils (.17 mm)

Intermittent to 500°F (260°C)

Note: This technical information and data should be considered representative or typical only and should not be used for specification purposes.

SIC Code

2700 – Printing and Publishing

Key Decision Makers

Plant and Production Managers

Business Owners


For Additional Information

To request additional product information or to arrange for sales assistance, call


1-800-362-3550. Address correspondence to: 3M Industrial Business Customer


Response Center, Building 21-1W-10, 900 Bush Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55106. Our


fax number is 651-733-9175. In Canada, phone: 1-800-364-3577. In Puerto Rico,


phone: 1-787-750-3000. In Mexico, phone: 52-70-04-00.



Product Use

Warranty and

Limited Remedy

All statements, technical information and recommendations contained in this document are based upon tests or experience that 3M believes are reliable. However, many factors beyond 3M’s control can affect the use and performance of a 3M product in a particular application, including the conditions under which the product is used and the time and environmental conditions in which the product is expected to perform. Since these factors are uniquely within the user’s knowledge and control, it is essential that the user evaluate the 3M product to determine whether it is fit for a particular purpose and suitable for the user’s method of application.

Unless stated otherwise in 3M’s product literature, packaging inserts or product packaging for individual products, 3M warrants that each 3M product meets the applicable specifications at the time 3M ships the product. Individual products may have additional or different warranties as stated on product literature, package inserts or product packages. 3M MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR

IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTYARISING OUT OFA COURSE OF DEALING, CUSTOM OR USAGE OF TRADE. User is responsible for determining whether the 3M product is fit for a particular purpose and suitable for user’s application. If the 3M product is defective within the warranty period, your exclusive remedy and 3M’s and seller’s sole obligation will be, at 3M’s option, to replace the product or refund the purchase price.

Limitation of Liability

Except where prohibited by law, 3M and seller will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from the 3M product, whether direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential, regardless of the legal theory asserted, including warranty, contract, negligence, or strict liability.

Industrial Business Printed in the USA

Building 21-1W-10, 900 Bush Avenue


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St. Paul, MN 55106