Polyethylene adhesive tape for surface protection or greenhouse repair

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  • 3 protective films with low, medium and high adhesion
  • Transparent polyethylene adhesive for greenhouse repair ADEZIF PE130
  • 3M 5421 General purpose polyethylene non-stick tape
  • Heavy duty, non-stick polyethylene adhesive tape Adezif PE 421
  • PE surface protection adhesive film
  • Anti-stick and anti-abrasion properties (for high density PE)
  • Economical
  • Resistance to acids and solvents

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Description of polyethylene (PE) adhesive tape 

 

This adhesive tape is composed of a polyethylene carrier which is a thermoplastic, translucent, chemically inert, cold-resistant polymer belonging to the polyolefin family.

 

The different polyethylene densities allow to distinguish 3 types of adhesive tapes:
 

Thin temporary protection films :

They are not very dense and are intended to protect products during their manufacture, handling, processing, storage and transport. They protect them from scratches and dust. Films with low, medium of high adhesion are easily removed without leaving any residues (prior test required) and do not discolor under UV light. You can choose the appropriate film dependind on the surface nature (smooth, rough, textured...), environmental conditions, application (manual or automatic) and desired adhesive performance.

 

Thick PE tapes for greenhouse repair:

These have the advantages of being highly conformable, with excellent resistance to bad weather and UV, acids and solvents, easily reyclable and economical. They are mainly used to repair PE covers for greenhouses or cultivation tunnels. Their temperature resistance is limited to 75°C.

 

Very high density PE adhesives :

They are very dense and their main functions are anti-adhesion and anti-abrasion. They are and ideal solution for applications requiring reduced wear, friction, noise and chemical degradation of surfaces. Compared to Teflon PTFE, UHMWPE tapes are less well known, but their low coefficient of friction makes them much more abrasion and sanding resistant than Teflon. For applications at temperatures above 105°C, Teflon products are more recommended as they have a better temperature resistance.

 

Two adhesive masses can be used:

 

  • Rubber: Fast adhesion and multi-surface bonding
  • Acrylic: Better resistance in time and for outdoor applications

How to choose a PE adhesive tape?

  • For an application at a temperature higher than 105°C, choose PTFE Teflon products which have a better temperature resistance.
  • To protect an outdoor surface, choose a PE product that is UV opaque.
  • To facilitate the sliding of heavy objects, choose a very thick PE product such as 3M 5423.

Some examples of applications

  • Temporary surface protection: door frames, plastic sheet metal work, surface treatment, optics...
  • Repair of greenhouse covers or PE tunnels
  • UHMWPE tape: protection of plastic and metal guides and rails, reduction of friction in safety belt winding devices...

Some examples of PE adhesive tape references

Non-exhaustive list. Please contact us to find the PE adhesive tape adapted to your application.

Blue translucent adhesive film for surface protection with low adhesion ADEZIF PS350

ADEZIF PS350 Low-tack surface protection adhesive film for glass

Temporary surface protection
Ideal for smooth surfaces, especially glass
Leaves no trace after removal


Red translucent adhesive film for surface protection with medium adhesion PS650

ADEZIF PS650 Adhesive surface protection film with medium adhesion

Temporary surface protection during the manufacturing process
Ideal on metal profiles and plastics (PVC...)
Preserves coatings from dirt and scratches


Translucent adhesive film to protect surfaces with strong adhesion ADEZIF PS850

ADEZIF PS850 Highly adhesive surface protection film

Temporary surface protection against dust, scratches or dirt
Ideal on grained plastics in the automotive industry
Suitable for many substrates


Transparent polyethylene adhesive tape for greenhouse repair ADEZIF PE 130

ADEZIF PE 130 Clear PE adhesive tape for greenhouse tarp repair

Ideal for repairing PE sheets on greenhouses or cultivation tunnels
Excellent UV and weather resistance
Economical


Translucid polyethylene adhesive tape with blue liner ADEZIF PE 423

ADEZIF PE423 Thick transparent abrasion resistant adhesive

Low coefficient of friction for a "slippery" effect
Very high resistance to abrasion and wear
Used for chutes and conveyors


Thick UHMWPE polyethylene single-sided adhesive tape with blue protector ADEZIF PE421

ADEZIF PE 421 Abrasion resistant UHMPE adhesive tape

High resistance to abrasion and wear
Dampens noise and promotes sliding due its low friction coefficient
High chemical resistance


ADEZIF PE100 Blue translucent thick adhesive polyethylene film for protection in building and public works industry

ADEZIF PE100 Adhesive PE protection film for building industry

Adhesive film for permanent surface protection
Protects against light outdoor impacts
Versatile and ideal for construction and public works industry