3M™ Repulpable Single Coated Tape 9960


3M 9960

3M™ Repulpable Single Coated Splicing Tape 9960 is a single-coated paper with a blue, repulpable adhesive furnished on an easy release paper liner. Thin, strong backing for butt splicing, printable backing, good for a wide variety of papers and temperatures Repulpable adhesive prevents broke contamination from non-repulpable splice material, meets or exceeds TAPPI UM-213, procedure A, FDA compliant 21 CFR 176.170 (components of paper and paperboard in contact with aqueous and fatty food)

A single-coated paper with a repulpable adhesive furnished on an easy release paper liner.


  • All components of the adhesive and backing meet the requirements of indirect food additive regulations as described under 21 CFR 176.170 and 21 CFR 176.180
  • Tape is sealed in plastic bags to assure product stability for consistent performance
  • Tape and liner repulpability are excellent and eliminate possibility of contamination of the paper mill broke with non-repulpable materials
  • High shear strength adhesive to many grades of paper to help reduce number of tape types needed
  • Totally repulpable construction (tape and liner) so no need to remove splice from waste to fit with customer application, helps increase value of waste paper and avoids contamination possibilities
  • Printable backing to accept most printing ink and/or coatings to help assure high quality printing and coating without flaking or print distortion
  • Also available with a 50/50 split liner to help increase efficiency of butt splice preparation

Typical Applications: 

  • Butt splicing where thin splices are required
  • Tape leading or trailing edge
  • Hole patching

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