3M High Performance Flatback Tape (2519)

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    Purchased Most Frequently: 2 in. x 60 yds. (Kraft)
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Product Description

3M 2519 High Performance Flatback Tape is a high-performance brown paper tape used for splicing liner boards, bundling, holding, packaging applications, reinforcing, wrapping and protecting. It has a strong, heavy-duty paper backing and a proprietary high strength adhesive which gives confidence in critical applications. 3M 2519's color blends well with cardboard and Kraft cartons and unlike traditional film packaging tapes the tape can be torn by hand. The tape is coated with a pressure-sensitive adhesive and does not need water to activate it like a gummed paper tape.

Features & Benefits

  • Excellent tack and holding power.
  • Good backing strength and is resistant to moist conditions.
  • Lower unwind tension.
  • Hand tear-able.
  • Can be machine dispensed.
Country of Origin: United States.


Technical Information

3M High Performance Flatback Tape (2519)
  • Carrier/Backing: kraft, flatback paper
  • Adhesive: rubber   How are adhesives different?
  • Thickness: 7.3 mils (carrier, adhesive)   What is mil thickness?
  • Adhesion: 45 ounces per inch (to stainless steel test panel)
  • Tensile Strength: 45 pounds per inch (longitudinal)
  • Service/Operating Temperature: up to 200°F
  • Elongation: 9.3%
  • Core: 3" diameter
  • Country of Origin: United States
Note: Specifications are those given by manufacturers and are not tested for accuracy.

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2519 Standard sizes


2 in. x 60 yds.

Actual Size: 48mm x 55m

2519/ 260

UPC = 054596870226

Single Item (1-23 Items)

1 - 4 Cases (24-119 Items)

5 - 9 Cases (120-239 Items)

10+ Cases (>= 240 Items)


a 8% discount

a 9% discount

a 11% discount





3 in. x 60 yds.

Actual Size: 72mm x 55m

2519/ 360

UPC = 054596870240

Single Item (1-11 Items)

1 - 4 Cases (12-59 Items)

5 - 9 Cases (60-119 Items)

10+ Cases (>= 120 Items)


a 6% discount

a 8% discount

a 9% discount





Question & Answers

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Customer Jul 23, 2017
QUESTION: Would this stick firmly to the backside of a wood picture frame?
ANSWER: I had to take apart a piece of art to have it scanned in high resolution for archival purposes and I used this tape to reassemble the frame. It works fantastic and is the exact reason I purchased the tape.

User Reviews

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Val K. Verified Buyer Feb 04, 2019
great tape
3M 2519 High Performance Flatback Tape
Great product, easily ordered, quickly delivered, and great service!
Jp L. Verified Buyer Sep 19, 2018
excellent product
3M 2519 High Performance Flatback Tape
excellent product
Richard T. Verified Buyer Mar 15, 2018
Why is this tape so hard to find?
3M 2519 High Performance Flatback Tape
This product should be available in every store that sells office supplies. It offers a level of performance that the plastic tapes just don't offer. It's expensive, yes, but you get what you pay for. I'm glad FindTape makes it available. Their shipping was pretty quick, and the rolls I ordered arrived in perfect shape.
Matt P. Verified Buyer Mar 13, 2018
Fast shipping
3M 2519 High Performance Flatback Tape
Easy transaction and quick shipment.
DC Verified Buyer Dec 14, 2017
Swift. arrival of order. Good
3M 2519 High Performance Flatback Tape
Swift. arrival of order. Good communication. A pleasure.
Made in the USA
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
The cut level indicates how many grams of cutting load a glove can withstand from a sharp blade before being penetrated.
Lower gauge gloves are heavier - have thicker construction, fewer stiches knitted per inch and offer less dexterity.
Higher gauge gloves are lighter - have thinner/finer construction, more stitches knitted per inch and offer more dexterity.
Gloves offered typically runs from 7 to 18 (12 and 13 are in the middle of the scale).
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