3M™ PTFE Film Tape 5498

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  • Non-stick PTFE film provides an exceptionally slick surface for easy clean-up
  • Rubber adhesive provides clean removal from a variety of surfaces where silicone is not permitted
  • Resists high temperatures in manufacturing operations
  • Extruded 3M™ PTFE Film Tape lies flatter than typical skived PTFE film tapes
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  • 3M™ PTFE Film Tape, 5498, beige, 3.0 in x 36.0 yd x 4.0 mil (7.6 cm x 32.9 m x 0.1 mm)
    Overall Width (Imperial)
    3 in
    Overall Length (Imperial)
    36 yd
    Overall Width (Metric)
    7.6 cm
    Overall Length (Metric)
    32.9 m
  • 3M™ PTFE Film Tape, 5498, beige, 1.5 in x 36.0 yd x 4.0 mil (3.8 cm x 32.9 m x 0.1 mm)
    Overall Width (Imperial)
    1.5 in
    Overall Length (Imperial)
    36 yd
    Overall Width (Metric)
    3.8 cm
    Overall Length (Metric)
    32.9 m
  • 3M™ PTFE Film Tape, 5498, beige, 2.0 in x 36.0 yd x 4.0 mil (5.1 cm x 32.9 m x 0.1 mm)
    Overall Width (Imperial)
    2 in
    Overall Length (Imperial)
    36 yd
    Overall Width (Metric)
    5.1 cm
    Overall Length (Metric)
    32.9 m
  • 3M™ PTFE Film Tape, 5498, beige, 1.0 in x 36.0 yd x 4.0 mil (2.5 cm x 32.9 m x 0.1 mm)
    Overall Width (Imperial)
    1 in
    Overall Length (Imperial)
    36 yd
    Overall Width (Metric)
    2.5 cm
    Overall Length (Metric)
    32.9 m
  • 3M™ PTFE Film Tape, 5498, beige, 2.0 in x 36.0 yd x 4.0 mil (5.1 cm x 32.9 m x 0.1 mm)
    Overall Width (Imperial)
    2 in
    Overall Length (Imperial)
    36 yd
    Overall Width (Metric)
    5.1 cm
    Overall Length (Metric)
    32.9 m
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Specifications
Adhesion Strength
48 oz/in
Adhesion Strength (metric)
53 N/100mm
Adhesive Type
Rubber, Silicone Free Rubber
Applications
Aerospace, Appliance, Automotive, Construction, Electronics, General Industrial, Metalworking, Military and Government, Specialty Vehicle, Transportation
Backing Material
Extruded PTFE
Backing Thickness (Imperial)
2.2 mil
Backing Thickness (metric)
0.06 mm
Back Side Adhesive Thickness (Imperial)
1.8 mil
Back Side Adhesive Thickness (Metric)
0.05 mm
Brand
3M™
Elongation at Break
3.88, 388
Industries
Aerospace, Appliance, Automotive, Electronics, General Industrial, Metalworking, Military and Government, MRO, Specialty Vehicle, Transportation
Maximum Operating Temperature (Celsius)
148 °C, 149 °C
Maximum Operating Temperature (Fahrenheit)
300 °F
Minimum Operating Temperature (Fahrenheit)
40 °F
Product Form
Roll
Shelf Life in Months (from date of manufacture)
18
Tensile Strength (Imperial)
19 lb/in
Tensile Strength (metric)
33.3 N/100mm, 335 N/100mm
Total Tape Thickness without Liner (Imperial)
4.2 mil
Total Tape Thickness without Liner (metric)
0.11 mm
Units per Case
12 Roll, 24 Roll
Details
  • Non-stick PTFE film provides an exceptionally slick surface for easy clean-up
  • Rubber adhesive provides clean removal from a variety of surfaces where silicone is not permitted
  • Resists high temperatures in manufacturing operations
  • Extruded 3M™ PTFE Film Tape lies flatter than typical skived PTFE film tapes
  • High strength and abrasion resistance ensures reliability and performance to reduce friction, rattle, and machinery noise
  • Waterproof and easily removable

3M™ PTFE Film Tape 5498 uses an extruded polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) film backing. This tape offers an extremely low coefficient of friction which, in combination with a pressure-sensitive rubber adhesive, creates a smooth, non-stick surface over a variety of substrates to assist in mold release applications where a non-silicone tape is required.

The 3M™ PTFE Film Tape 5498 resists curling when unwound from the roll and lies flatter than skived PTFE film tapes, creating a more uniform non-skid surface. It is a quick and easy solution to reduce friction between moving surfaces. It functions as an anti-stick or easy-release medium where pressure, temperature changes, and other factors may create a measure of adhesion. Applying 3M™ PTFE Film Tape 5491 can help improve surface movement, eliminate squeaks and rattles, and reduce machine noise. PTFE is chemical resistant and can be used as a temporary chemical barrier. Dispensable and appropriate for outdoor use.

Suggested Applications

  • Great for masking and bundling of composite parts prior to bonding operations where there is concern of silicone contamination
  • Mold release tape for composite bonding
  • Masking of critical parts where silicone contamination is a concern