3M™ Cushion-Mount™ Printing Tape 1815M


3M 1815M

This 0.015 inch (0.38 mm) blue, double coated foam tape with differential adhesion used to mount flexographic print plates has modified plate side adhesion. Provides high quality firm combination print. The adhesives remove cleanly from the print plate and the print cylinder.

Caliper (mils): 15.0

We slit in rolls or die-cut to your exact specifications.


  • Offers a complete range of foam densities providing excellent print quality from process to combination to solid printing.
  • Consistent caliper control allows the printer to use multiple foam densities on a print job to optimize print quality.
  • The adhesive on the linered side (plate side) of the tape is designed for mounting of photopolymer plates, excellent holding power on-press and clean plate removal when demounting.
  • The adhesive on the non-linered side (cylinder side) of the tape is designed for mounting to flexographic printing cylinders or sleeves, providing easy application at mounting and clean removability when demounting.

Typical Applications: 

  • 3M™ Cushion-Mount™ Plus Plate Mounting Tapes are designed for mounting flexographic print plates to cylinders or sleeves.

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