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SKU 7000047523
Legacy SKU 70002810193
UPC 00021200035869
Product Number 853

Comprised of a strong polyester backing and coated with an aggressive acrylic adhesive, 3M™ Polyester Film Tape 853 is a solvent resistant tape that is ideal for applications where exposure to chemicals is a concern. This tape meets demanding applications in a variety of industries.

  • Thin, high-strength polyester backing resists tearing and protects surfaces from abrasion
  • Transparent backing allows visibility of information protected by the tape
  • Resistant to many solvents including jet engine fuel, hydraulic fluid and lubricating oils
  • Temperature resistance enables tape to perform in high temperature operations
  • Aggressive acrylic adhesive provides quick stick and excellent long-term holding
  • Meets several U.S. government and aerospace specifications
  • Meets flammability requirements of FAR 25.853(a) Appendix F Part I (a)(1)(ii)
Estimated date of shipment July 13  


Minimum Order 72 Rolls
Order Increment 72 Rolls
  Global Shipping
  Industry Low Price Per Roll
Product Dimensions
Imperial Metric
Width 1/2 in 12.7 mm
Length 72 yd 65.83 m
Shipping Dimensions
Weight 11.53 lb
Length 10.2 in
Width 9.7 in
Height 10.55 in
Color Transparent


  1. What is 3M™ Polyester Film Tape 853 used for?

    3M™ Polyester Film Tape 853 is commonly used in splicing applications and adhering to silicone surfaces, among other purposes. Its polyester film backing resists damage from abrasion, chemicals, and weather.

  2. Can I use this tape outdoors?

    Absolutely! As mentioned earlier, the tape's resistance to weather makes it excellent for outdoor use.

  3. How much tape comes in a case?

    Each case contains 72 rolls of transparent polyester film tape that are each a half-inch wide by seventy-two yards long.

  4. . Do you offer any discounts on bulk purchases of this product?

    . Yes, we do offer volume pricing based on larger order quantities. Contact your local authorized distributor or sales representative for more information on how we can accommodate your needs with our flexible pricing options!

For industrial/occupational use only. Not for consumer sale or use.
3M industrial and occupational products are intended, labeled, and packaged for sale to trained industrial and occupational customers for workplace use.  Unless specifically stated otherwise on the applicable product packaging or literature, these products are not intended, labeled, or packaged for sale to or use by consumers (e.g., for home, personal, primary or secondary school, recreational/sporting, or other uses not described in the applicable product packaging or literature), and must be selected and used in compliance with applicable health and safety regulations and standards (e.g., U.S. OSHA, ANSI), as well as all product literature, user instructions, warnings, and other limitations, and the user must take any action required under any recall, field action, or other product use notice.  Misuse of 3M industrial and occupational products may result in injury, sickness, death, or property damage.  For help with product selection and use, consult your on-site safety professional, industrial hygienist, or other subject matter expert.
Resistant to Fuels, Solvents and Chemicals
3M™ Polyester Film Tape 853 is a transparent polyester film tape with solvent resistant acrylic adhesive. It is designed to withstand the rigors of processes where exposure to solvents is a concern. This includes many applications for which this tape is ideally suited because of it is thin but durable design. The backing has a low moisture vapor transmission rate, making it ideal for extended use. When used in critical label protection, this tape won't obscure vital information. The tape can withstand a wide temperature range from -60°F/-50°C to 300°F/150°C. 3M™ Polyester Film Tape 853 can be qualified to meet Federal Spec. L-T-100 Type 1. It also meets flammability requirements of FAR 25.853(a) Appendix F Part I (a)(1)(ii).

Recommended Applications

Critical label protection requiring resistance from jet engine fuel, hydraulic fluid and lubricating oils
Aerospace applications that require FAR flammability rating
Sealing critical area from moisture intrusion
Brochures, Catalogs & Data Sheets
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