Foam Tape

P8500E Series Foam Gasketing Tapes are flexible open cell foam tapes, single side coated with high-tack, permanent, rubber-based, pressure sensitive adhesive. These tapes exhibit a superior balance of tack, peel, and holding power on a wide variety of surfaces. Available in several thicknesses, P8500E is cost-effective, resists water and moisture, has very good air permeability, and remains flexible over a long period of demanding usage.

Pres-On

Products Details

  • Technical Specs
  • Product Highlights
  • Applications
  • Available Options

Standard Roll SizesSerial NumberThinknessLength
All rolls available in widths from 1/8” to 54”P8512E1/8”100'
P8518E3/16”100’
P8525E1/4”50’
P8537E3/8”50’
P8550E1/2”50’
P8575E3/4”25’
P851E1”25’
Adhesion PropertiesTestTypical PerformanceTest Method
Loop Tack115 oz/in typicalTLM1 LIB1
Adhesion to Steel @ 72°F
- Steel immediate7 lbs/in width or foam tearPSTC-1
- Steel after 24 hrs8 lbs/in width or foam tearPSTC-1
Adhesion to Steel, 20 minute dwell10 lbs/in width minimumPSTC-1
Static Shear @ 72°F 1 x 1 x 500 grams1000 hours minimumPSTC-7
Static Shear @ 72°F 1 x 1 x 1000 grams200 hours minimumPSTC-7
Optimal Application Temperature50°F to 80°FPres-on PTM-1
Functional Temperature0°F to 140°FPres-on PTM-2
Shelf Life1 year stored at room temperature
Physical PropertiesPropertyTest MethodUnits of MeasureResults
DensityASTM D-3574-81lb/ft31.20 - 1.50
Tensile StrengthASTM D-3574-81psi12 - 15
ElongationASTM D-3574-81%140
Tear ResistanceASTM D-3574-81lb/in1.0
Compression Set (50%)ASTM D-3574-81%20
Compression Force
25% Deflection:
ASTM D-3574-81psi0.30
50% Deflection:ASTM D-3574-81psi0.40
Indention Force Deflection
25% Deflection, 15” x 15” x 4”
ASTM D-3574-81lb25-45
Cell CountVisualPores Per Inch50 to 60

  • Pressure sensitive, rubber based adhesive with excellent grab
  • Fine cell polyether urethane foam is highly flexible
  • Resists aging, weather, and environmental damage
  • Excellent adhesion to wide range of surfaces
  • Ideal for RV and automotive door gasketing
  • Seals out moisture and dust, dampens sound and vibration

P8500E Series Foam Gasketing Tapes are designed for automotive gasketing applications, especially for RV doors.

  • Door Gasketing
  • Vibration / Noise Dampening

Application Notes

Thoroughly clean contact surface before use. Once P8500E has been applied, it cannot be removed and reused. Therefore, position P8500E carefully, assuring that it is in contact with all surfaces. If P8500E is misaligned, remove used unit, discard and repeat application with new unit. Test product for system compatibility as individual application conditions can impact results.

  • Release Liner: Brown Kraft Paper
  • Custom die-cut shapes