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3M 2080EL ScotchBlue Wall & Wood Floors Painter's Tape

3M 2080EL ScotchBlue Wall & Wood Floors Painter's Tape

Product Description

ScotchBlue 2080EL Wall & Wood Floors Painter's Tape is a medium-adhesion masking tape that is ideal for use on delicate surfaces such as walls, wood floors, cabinets, and non-textured or smooth freshly painted surfaces. The adhesive used is strong enough to stay on surfaces securely while not leaving behind residue, and can be left on an area for up to 60 days in direct sunlight and still leave behind no adhesive transfer. Advanced Edge-Lock technology helps ensure that paint does not go under or through the tape, providing super clean lines on even the most elaborate designs. Perfect for use when painting accent walls, decorative stripes, or patterns.

Features & Benefits

  • Edge-Lock technology prevents tape from penetrating under edges of the tape or through it

  • UV and sunlight resistant
  • Medium adhesion level leaves behind no adhesive transfer for up to 60 days after application
Made in the U.S.

Application Instructions

TAPE APPLICATION TIPS: For great paint results make sure the surface is clean, dry and dust-free so that the tape sticks properly. Next, apply the tape onto the surface while pressing down firmly as you go. And lastly, let the tape set for about 30 to 60 minutes before painting.
TAPE REMOVAL TIPS: Wait until the paint is dry to the touch before removing the tape. Lift it up by slowly pulling it back on itself, then removing at a 45-degree angle.

 

Technical Information

3M 2080EL ScotchBlue Wall & Wood Floors Painter's Tape
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).

Question & Answers

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Stacia Fuller Oct 31, 2021
QUESTION: I'm looking for 3M 2080EL but in .94 width. Do you have this product? Thanks!
ANSWER: No, unfortunately, 3M Scotch discontinued that product and we have no inventory left. Sorry, we could not be of assistance.
3M 2080EL ScotchBlue Wall & Wood Floors Painter's Tape
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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