3M™ Polyethylene Protective Tape 3126C


3M 3126C

A 3 mil medium-tack protective tape with a polyethylene backing. Made in USA. Provides temporary protection of many low gloss surfaces. Non-UV applications requiring good clarity, low elongation, and good abrasion resistance.

3M™ Polyethylene Protective Tape 3126 has a medium-tack adhesive system to help provide temporary protection of many finished metals, plastics and painted building panels with minimum adhesion buildup and clean removal.


  • Medium-tack adhesive will adhere to many lightly textured materials without lifting to help reduce reworks.
  • Transparent backing allows visual inspection without tape removal to help save money on reworks.
  • Abrasion-resistant backing helps resist tearing during forming to help labor in reworks, rejects and scrap.

Typical Applications: 

  • General – automotive bumpers, fascias and cultured marble.
  • Plastics – molded, acrylic, fiberglass, spas, hot tubs, fiberglass.
  • Metals – aluminum: mill finish; stainless steel; 304 2B finish, 304 #3 finish, 430 bright annealed and sheets or coils in fabrication.
  • Architectural Panels and Garage Doors – smooth and embossed painted-flat and painted-gloss.

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