Shurtape HP-500

Shurtape HP-500
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Shurtape HP-500 Heavy-Duty Grade Packaging Tape

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HP-500 Standard sizes


2 in. x 55 yds.

Actual Size: 48mm x 50m

HP-500/ 25536

Single Roll (1-35 Rolls)

1 - 4 Cases (36-179 Rolls)

5 - 9 Cases (180-359 Rolls)

10+ Cases (>= 360 Rolls)









2 in. x 1000 yds. (clear)

Actual Size: 48mm x 914m

HP-500/ 210006

Single Roll (1-5 Rolls)

1 - 4 Cases (6-29 Rolls)

5 - 9 Cases (30-59 Rolls)

10+ Cases (>= 60 Rolls)









3 in. x 55 yds.

Actual Size: 72mm x 50m

HP-500/ 35524

Single Roll (1-23 Rolls)

1 - 4 Cases (24-119 Rolls)

5 - 9 Cases (120-239 Rolls)

10+ Cases (>= 240 Rolls)









Nominal Tape Widths vs Actual Widths

Nominal vs. Actual Widths Zoom In

Tape rolls are cut to standard tape industry metric widths of approx. 24mm per 1-inch of nominal width ordered. As a result ACTUAL tape widths are normally 5% narrower than the NOMINAL width shown in inches. Examples:

  • 1" Nominal width = 15/16" (24mm) Actual width
  • 2" Nominal width = 1-7/8" (48mm) Actual width
  • 3" Nominal width = 2-13/16" (72mm) Actual width

Note that tape rolls are NOT guaranteed to be splice-free.

HP-500 Special Order Sizes


3 in. x 1000 yds. (clear)

Actual Size: 72mm x 914m

Approximately 10 extra business days to ship
HP-500/ 310004

Single Roll (1-3 Rolls)

1 - 4 Cases (4, 8, 12, ... Rolls)

5 - 9 Cases (20, 24, 28, ... Rolls)

10+ Cases (40, 44, 48, ... Rolls)

1 case minimum








Special Order Policies & Footnotes:

Special Order Policies

  • Special orders are non-returnable (and non-cancelable if materials have been already ordered or cut before the cancellation request was received).
  • Special order sizes often ship direct from our supplier so will not arrive together with stocked products.

Special Order Minimums

  • Minimum requirements apply because a size may be non-stock.
  • Minimum Quantities: If a particular size has a minimum item requirement, please only order that size in multiples of that minimum (e.g. if the minimum is 12, then use multiples like 12, 24, 36, etc).

Product Description

Shurtape HP-500 Heavy-Duty Grade Packaging Tape is a premium-grade biaxially oriented polypropylene film (BOPP) packaging tape. It features one strip sealing and is extremely tough for the most demanding manual or automatic packaging applications. It has a superior pressure sensitive rubber adhesive which offers excellent quick grab with aggressive holding power for dependable carton closure. Shurtape HP 500 is ideally suited for heavy, bulky, carton sealing in high stress applications and extreme handling conditions (recommended for overstuffed or under filled cartons and recouperage). Used for packaging, bundling, repairing cartons, and for paper and film bags. Adheres well to corrugated cartons, paper, film and a variety of other substrates.


Technical Information

Shurtape HP-500 Heavy-Duty Grade Packaging Tape
  • Adhesive: synthetic rubber resin   How are adhesives different?
  • Carrier/Backing: 50 micron biaxially-oriented, cast polypropylene (BOPP) film
  • Thickness: 3 mils (carrier, adhesive)    What is mil thickness?
  • Adhesion: 58 ounces per inch (to stainless steel)
  • Adhesion to Backing: 6 ounces per inch
  • Tensile Strength: 42 pounds per inch (longitudinal) 74 pounds per inch (transverse)
  • Application Temperature: 35°F to 110°F
  • Service/Operating Temperature: 20°F to 150°F
  • Elongation: 150%
  • Holding Power to Fiberboard: 30,000+ minutes
  • Certifications: ASTM D 1974-98 (2003); ASTM D 5486M-06, Type III; CID A-A-1684C; FDA Indirect Contact CFR 21, 175.105; FDA Indirect Contact CFR 21, 177.1520
  • Core: 3" diameter
Note: Specifications are those given by manufacturers and are not tested for accuracy.

AlertRoll Sizes/Widths:

Please note that tape rolls are NOT guaranteed to be splice- free. Tape rolls are typically cut to standard tape industry metric-cut sizes - or approx 5% narrower than the nominal size (i.e. 24mm per 1-inch of nominal width ordered).

Please contact us to inquire about pricing for full-cut widths (e.g. a 6 inch roll cut to exactly 152mm instead of 144mm).

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Alternative To

Alternative to...

This product can be used as an alternative to the following products(s):

  • 3M #375
PLEASE NOTE: "Alternative" to is NOT the same as equivalent to so please ensure the specifications listed are suitable for your application.
Shurtape HP-500 Heavy-Duty Grade Packaging Tape
hot melt rubber (synthetic)
Offers the widest range of application flexibility available. Exhibits excellent processing performance whether manually or automatically applied. Has superior tensile strength, adhesion properties and holding force which ensures consistent, reliable seals. Hot melt adhesive will bond faster to a surface which is referred to as quick-grab or quick-stick. It typically has higher tack (will feel stickier to the touch), but is also softer. It has lower heat resistance, shear resistance, and sometimes UV resistance than an acrylic adhesive. NOTE: it is called hot melt because the adhesive is applied hot by the manufacturer and then hardens as it cools (you do not need to apply heat to the tape yourself).
natural rubber
Properties are similar to that of hot melt rubber, but natural rubber often holds where other adhesives won't (recycled fibers, dust, cold, heat and heavy loads). It provides good overall adhesion and moisture resistance.
Offer excellent performance, especially for applications in temperatures less than 40°F and greater then 120°F. It provides excellent clarity, has high shear strength, is usually more permanent/durable even when exposed to moisture, and it ages well over extended periods in fluorescent and sunlight. Since it remains clear for the life of the application and does not yellow over time it is ideal for applications such as sealing white cartons. While it has good initial adhesion it does take 24-48 hours to cure and to achieve its maximum bond strength (has gradual adhesion buildup). Another difference between hot melt rubber and acrylic adhesive is if you fold tape over making the two adhesive sides touch the acrylic adhesive will remain attached to the carrier (e.g. paper, film) while a hot melt adhesive will stick to itself and pull off of the carrier. It is the best choice for clarity, UV resistance and aging characteristics.
Is great for extreme temperature applications since silicone adhesive can work in continuous operating temperatures from -100°F to 500°F. They also exhibit good chemical resistance, retain electrical properties, and remove cleanly with little or no residue.
zinc oxide
Zinc oxide based adhesive formula is a skin-friendly adhesive which is commonly used on sports medicine tapes.
Thickness, AKA caliper or gauge, refers to the distance from one surface of a tape backing, or adhesive, to the other.
1 mil = 1/1000 of an inch
Examples: 1/16 inch = 62.5 mils; 1/32 inch = 31.25 mils
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