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SKU 7000123293
Legacy SKU 70006022944
UPC 00021200044137
Catalog Number 838
Product Number 838

3M Weather Resistant Film Tape 838 is comprised of a strong, thin Tedlar PVCF Film backing with a high shear strength and a solvent resistant acrylic adhesive. This tape is ideal for many long-term weather resistant and protection applications.

  • Tedlar® PVF Film backing provides strength without added thickness
  • Excellent resistance to weathering makes it ideal for outdoor exposure applications
  • Outstanding mechanical properties and inertness toward a wide variety of chemicals, solvents and staining agents
  • Good long-term aging properties because it contains no plasticizers
  • Tough and flexible over a broad range of temperatures
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Minimum Order 24 Rolls
Order Increment 24 Rolls
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  Durable
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Product Dimensions
Imperial Metric
Length 72 yd 65.8 m
Thickness 3.4 mil 0.09 mm
Shipping Dimensions
Weight 25.24954 lb
Length 11.29921 in
Width 11.29921 in
Height 13.26772 in
Color White

PRODUCT FAQ

  1. What is the primary use of 3M™ Weather Resistant Film Tape 838?

    The primary use of this tape is for splicing, patching and sealing applications that require moisture and UV resistance. It can also be used for outdoor advertising displays.

  2. How wide is the white film tape in question and how much tape does each roll have?

    This particular type of 3M™ Weather Resistant Film Tape 838 comes in a width of two inches and has a length/amount on each roll measuring to around seventy-two yards.

  3. What kind of packaging are we looking at here?

    With regards to packaging, you can expect twenty-four rolls per case.

  4. How strong or thick is this weather resistant tape from 3M compared to other clear tapes available in the market?

    Our White-colored Weather Resistant Film Tape boasts a thickness level coming up to around three-point-four-mils or eighty-eight micrometers. This makes it very robust when compared with other similar kinds of clear tapes out there.

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.
Thin, but Strong and Resistant to the Elements

3M™ Weather Resistant Film Tape 838 is a white, 3.4 mil tape with an acrylic adhesive and a Tedlar® PVF Film backing. The 2.1 mil Tedlar® PVC Film backing provides increased strength without added thickness. This tape is ideally suited for a variety of applications found in building and construction, aerospace, signage, military and the window and door industries. This tape features excellent resistance to weathering along with outstanding mechanical properties and inertness toward a wide variety of chemicals, solvents and staining agents. There are no plasticizers in this product which contribute to good long-term aging properties. The tape is strong and flexible, even under a broad range of temperatures. 3M™ Weather Resistant Film Tape 838 will perform in temperatures ranging from -100°F/-73°C to 225°F/107°C.

Recommended Applications
  • Sealing the seams of outdoor building panels, windows and doors
  • Hinge seal on shower doors
  • Sealing critical areas from moisture intrusion
  • Sealing, wrapping and protecting in outdoor exposure applications
Adhesion that Endures

3M™ Weather Resistant Film Tape 838 features an acrylic adhesive that adheres immediately on contact to a variety of substrates. Once bonded, this adhesive will provide high, secure adhesion for extended periods. This adhesive maintains adhesion in climate and temperature change variations. It is also resistant to many solvents, including jet engine fuel, hydraulic fluid and lubricating oils, making it an ideal choice for applications where solvent resistance is needed.

Note: Tedlar is a registered trademark of DuPont