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Application Profile

Market: Appliance

Application Description: Protecting the wiring harnesses in ranges from heat degradation and long-term heat exposure.

Application Method


Lengths of heat management tape are hand-wrapped around the wire harness

3MHigh Temperature Aluminum

Foil/Glass Cloth Tape 363

during assembly.

3MHeat Management Tape 3633


Key Application Requirements

Resistance to heat; long-term performance.

Advantages/Benefits To Customer

Resists high temperatures: The aluminum foil in tape 363 has good heat reflective properties, helping dissipate heat and protect wires in the wiring harness from heat generated by the range during use.

Helps decrease wear and tear on wiring harness: The heat-resistant backing of tapes 363 and 3633 helps protect the wiring harness from heat degradation and long-term heat exposure, allowing long-term use of the wiring.

Permanent bond: The pressure-sensitive adhesive permanently bonds to the wiring harness, providing long-term protection.

Easy to apply: Pressure-sensitive adhesive makes it easy to wrap around the wiring harness on the assembly line.

3M Industrial Business


3MHigh Temperature Aluminum Foil/Glass Cloth Tape 363 is high performance foil tape that is available in several roll widths to accommodate production needs.

Related Application Ideas

Tape 363 may also be considered for applications on ovens, dryers and other appliances that may generate heat during their operation.

SIC Code

3631 – Household Cooking Equipment

Key Decision Makers

Design Engineers

Quality Control Managers

Production Supervisors/Managers

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

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Industrial Business

Printed in the USA

Building 21-1W-10, 900 Bush Avenue


St. Paul, MN 55106

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