Fabricators of Adhesive Tapes & Flexible Materials
3M™ 1516 Polyester Medical Tape consists of a polyester film coated with a pressure sensitive acrylic adhesive. Primarily used for medical devices.
Unit of Measure


N/A 3M™

Brand Part Number

N/A 3M 1516

Primary Application

N/A Medical

Application Description

  • Medical & surgical use


  • Hypoallergenic pressure sensitive adhesive
  • Occlusive
  • Low Profile
  • ETO, Gamma & Steam compatible
  • Transparent
  • High tensile Strength

Markets Served

N/A Medical


N/A Polyester Film

Adhesive Coating

N/A Single Coated

Adhesive Type

N/A Acrylate

Total Thickness

N/A 2.3 mil


N/A Clear

Maximum Width/ Master Roll Width

N/A 48 in

Adhesion to Steel

N/A 20 oz/in

Tensile Strength

N/A 20 lb/in

Elongation Percentage

N/A 50 %

N/A The physical properties listed are typical values based on PSTC, ASTM and other standard tests. This data should be used as guides only, and not as specification limits. Our recommendations for use are based on practical experience and testing. However, it is the responsibility of the user to determine the suitability of the product for his intended use. MBK Tape Solutions will not assume liability for claims beyond the replacement value of our product proved to be defective.

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