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SKU 7010295458
Legacy SKU 70006747920
UPC 00051115688461
Catalog Number 483
Product Number 483

Constructed with an extremely conformable backing, 3M Polyethylene Tape 483 is designed to be used in a wide variety of general purpose applications including sealing, holding, coding, moisture proofing and protecting. This tape is coated with a rubber adhesive that bonds well and removes cleanly from most surfaces. 3M Polyethylene Tape 483 is available in a variety of vivid colors.

  • Extremely flexible backing enables tape to stretch and conform to textured and irregular surfaces
  • Polyethylene backing has a low water vapor transmission rate and provides good solvent, alkali resistance
  • Rubber adhesive bonds well and removes cleanly from most surfaces
  • Tape remains adhered and flexible to temperatures as low as -20°F
  • Vivid colors and smooth backing provide excellent glossy appearance
  • Black tape has excellent UV resistance and can be used outdoors for up to 12 months
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Minimum Order 36 Rolls
Order Increment 36 Rolls
  Excellent Sealing Qualities
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Product Dimensions
Imperial Metric
Length 36 yd 32.91 m
Thickness 5 mil 0.13 mm
Shipping Dimensions
Weight 10.03985 lb
Length 9.68661 in
Width 9.68661 in
Height 10 in
Color Blue


  1. What is 3M™ Polyethylene Tape 483 used for?

    3M™ Polyethylene Tape 483 is designed for sealing and protecting surfaces against abrasion, wear, dirt and water.

  2. What are the dimensions of each roll of tape?

    Each roll of the blue polyethylene tape measures 1 inch wide by 36 yards long with a thickness of 5.0 mil.

  3. Is this product easy to use in industrial environments?

    Yes! The individually wrapped rolls make it convenient to store and transport. It also resists curling when unrolled from the case, making it easier to handle during application in industrial settings.

  4. Does this tape offer good adhesion on various materials such as plastic or metal?

    Absolutely! This polyethylene tape delivers excellent adhesion on a variety of substrates including metals like aluminum alloys, plastics like PVC or polycarbonate sheets, coated wood products and even painted surfaces!

  5. . Can I remove the blue color off after using it with time.

    . No need!. Our Blue colored tape facilitates identification indicating its ability to resist UV rays without deteriorating over time; no more irritation caused by sticky residue that remains at removal - just clean finish always!

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.
Conformable Backing for a Variety of Applications

3M™ Polyethylene Tape 483 is a versatile tape that can stretch easily and conform to irregular surfaces for a tight seal. The tape has a smooth backing that provides good resistance to solvents and alkalis. It is coated with a rubber adhesive that bonds well to many surfaces and typically removes cleanly. This tape is resilient and can be used in outdoor applications and temperatures ranging from -20°F/-29°C to 170°F/77°C. The black version of this tape can be used in outdoor applications for up to one year and will remove cleanly from most surfaces.

Recommended Applications
  • General sealing of containers and irregular shaped objects
  • Separation of dissimilar metals
  • Decorative, safety marking and color coding
  • Nuclear power plant maintenance applications
  • Corrosion sensitive applications
  • Outdoor applications of sealing, protecting and preserving
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