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Application Profile

Market: Web Processing

Application Description: Roll closing/tabbing at the re-reeler, off-machine coater, supercalendar or winder.

Application Method


By hand

3MSuper Strength Single

Coated Repulpable Tape 917


Key Application Requirements

High-tack, repulpable adhesive on a strong, extensible kraft paper backing designed for core starting and roll closing of heavy grades of paper.

Advantages/Benefits to Customer

High tack: High strength and immediate adhesion means tape holds firmly to provide quality roll closing at maximum change speed and keeps paper neatly positioned to reduce waste.

Super strength extensible backing: Tape will not break during the transport of the roll on automatic roll handling equipment.

Repulpable: 3M tape passes TAPPI method UM-213. No need to separate tape from waste, so you save labor.

Reliable roll closing: 3M tapes provide an excellent bond to the paper roll to help prevent opening during shipping and storage.

Available in blue, white and kraft colors: Allows for color matching to paper.

3M Industrial Business


Apply two or more strips of 3M™ Super Strength Single Coated Repulpable Tape 917 on the trailing edge of the paper to

close the roll.

Related Products

3M™ Repulpable Single Coated Tape 9987

3M™ Repulpable Single Coated Tape 917

3M™ White Repulpable Single Coated Tape 9982

Related Applications

Roll closing at each piece of equipment at the paper mill.

SIC Codes

2612 – Paper Mills

2631 – Paperboard Mills

265 – Paperboard Containers and Boxes

267 – Converted Paper and Paperboard Products

2672 – Coated and Laminated Paper

Key Decision Makers

Product and Quality Managers, Sheeter Foreperson, Purchasing

ForAdditional 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.



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Industrial Business

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St. Paul, MN 55144-1000

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