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3M 568

3M 568 Scotch Positionable Mounting Adhesive Roll

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    Purchased Most Frequently: 11 in. x 50 ft. (Clear) | See Pricing Table below for additional options.
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Product Description

3M Scotch 568 Positionable Mounting Adhesive is a repositionable synthetic mounting adhesive that can achieve powerful dry mounting without the use of heat, sprays, or giving off chemical odors. Formulated for use with sensitive papers and colors that can’t hold up to heat, as well as thin papers, digital printouts, and more. Reposition until the desired alignment is achieved and then use the included squeegee to apply pressure and create a permanent bond. Available in 50 foot long rolls in 11, 16, and 24 inch widths.

Uses & Applications

  • Framing
  • Mounting
  • Paste Up Work
  • Laminating
  • Burnishing
  • Hanging Maps
  • Mounting Photos
Made in the U.S.
* Multiple cases may be shipped per package in order to minimize the charge for shipping.

 

Technical Information

3M 568 Scotch Positionable Mounting Adhesive Roll
Note: Specifications are those given by manufacturers and are not tested for accuracy.

Alert Roll 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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568 Standard sizes

ROLL SIZEITEM # ROLLS PER CASE QUANTITY ORDERING PRICE PER ROLL PRICE PER CASE

11 in. x 50 ft.

568/ 11502

Single Roll (1 Roll)

1 - 4 Cases (2-9 Rolls)

5 - 9 Cases (10-19 Rolls)

10+ Cases (>= 20 Rolls)

$39.99 $43.75

$38.28
a 4 % discount

$37.64
a 6 % discount

$37.00
a 7 % discount

N/A

$76.56

$75.28

$74.00

16 in. x 50 ft.

568/ 16502

Single Roll (1 Roll)

1 - 4 Cases (2-9 Rolls)

5 - 9 Cases (10-19 Rolls)

10+ Cases (>= 20 Rolls)

$58.99 $61.75

$54.31
a 8 % discount

$53.41
a 9 % discount

$52.50
a 11 % discount

N/A

$108.62

$106.82

$105.00

24 in. x 50 ft.

568/ 24506

Single Roll (1-5 Rolls)

1 - 4 Cases (6-29 Rolls)

5 - 9 Cases (30-59 Rolls)

10+ Cases (>= 60 Rolls)

$86.98 $92.00

$81.24
a 7 % discount

$79.89
a 8 % discount

$78.53
a 10 % discount

N/A

$487.44

$479.34

$471.18

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.

Custom Tape Widths
May be Available!

  • Need custom sized or "full-cut" width tapes? Many of our tapes come to our converter as full wide width "log rolls" (not pre-cut), and can be custom cut to widths not shown in the pricing table.
  • Contact us today for pricing and minimum requirements to order your desired tape in a custom width.
  • Please note that since this tape comes in "log roll" format most rolls ship on a plain white core (i.e. with no branding or text inside the core).

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3M 568 Scotch Positionable Mounting Adhesive Roll
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.
acrylic
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.
silicone
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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