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3M™ Cushion-Mount™ Plus Plate Mounting Tape E1020H

  • 3M ID B40067243

White, flexo plate mounting tape has air release feature with high plate side adhesion

Cushioned flexographic plate mounting sticky back foam tape

0.51 mm thickness

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Highlights
  • White, flexo plate mounting tape has air release feature with high plate side adhesion
  • Cushioned flexographic plate mounting sticky back foam tape
  • 0.51 mm thickness
  • Standard density
  • Consistent caliper control allows the printer to use multiple foam densities on a print job to optimise print quality
  • Easy Mount liner, has micro-channels in both adhesive surfaces. The crosshatched pattern allows air to escape from between the tape and cylinder/sleeve and between the tape and plate. The productivity is increased, total handling time is reduced and printing defects are eliminated
  • Grooves in the adhesive are created by a cross-hatch pattern from the release liner
  • Plate demounts from the double coated cushioned tape without adhesive residue
  • Tape also removes cleanly from the sleeve or steel print cylinder
  • Flexographic printing, flexographic printers

Mount your photopolimeric plate to print cylinders with 3M™ Cushion-Mount™ Plus Plate Mounting Tape E1020H. Our 0.51 mm white, double coated foam tape has the air release feature with high plate side adhesion. It is used for high quality combination jobs.

Cushion-Mount Plus Plate Mounting Tape
Air bubbles disappear from between the tape and plate, and between the tape and cylinder or sleeve
Bubble Free Flexographic Plate Mounting
3M™ Cushion-Mount™ Plus Plate Mounting Tape E1020H is a white foam tape that provides high quality combination print. This is the standard tape for combination print. It has the air release feature that allows for bubble free mounting. This tape has excellent resistance to lifting on press allowing for clean plate removal.

Recommended Applications
  • Mounting photopolymer plates to flexographic printing cylinders and sleeves
  • Used in combination, process and solid printing processes
  • 3M sticky back tapes are designed for wide-web presses to print film or paper for flexible packaging industry

Cushion-Mount Plus Plate Mounting Tape
This family of foam mounting tapes provides excellent print quality for process, combination, and solid printing
3M flexographic plate mounting tapes (PDF, 5.00 Mb) are highly engineered to provide very tight caliper tolerance to allow printers to use tape from different manufacturing lots and keep tight print registration. The compressible foam will withstand long and high speed print runs.

This cushion tape is manufactured for 20 mil applications. It is constructed with engineered acrylic adhesives. The adhesive on the linered (plate) side of the tape is designed for mounting of photopolymer plates. The adhesive on the non-linered (sleeve/cylinder) side is designed for mounting to flexographic printing cylinders or sleeves, providing easy application at mounting and clean removal when demounting.

On Easy with Reduced Air Entrapment
3M air release liners have a crosshatched pattern, unlike other mounting tapes that use a pebbled or flat release liner. The embossed crosshatched pattern imprints unique micro-channels into the easy mount adhesive that allows entrapped air to escape. Air bubbles disappear from between the tape and plate, and between the tape and sleeve or cylinder for virtually bubble-free mounting. Setup is faster with smoother surfaces for cleaner print quality and higher productivity. The adhesive maintains tight contact with reduced edge lifting.

Product Number Application Thickness Inches (mm) Manufactured Target Thickness Inches (mm) Description Plates Cylinders Color Features
10 Series — 3M™ Cushion-Mount™ Plus Standard Combination Plate Mounting Tapes
E1015H, E1015,1015, 1015M 0.015 (0.38) 0.017 (0.43) Differential acrylate adhesive system on each side of a foam carrier, protected by a release liner on one side. P SS/SL Orange Most versatile 3M™ Cushion-Mount™ Plus Tapes. Effectively prints most types of flexographic printing.
E1015-15H,E1015-15, 1015-15 0.015 (0.38) 0.015 (0.38) P SS/SL White
E1020H, E1020,1020, 1020M 0.020 (0.51) 0.022 (0.56) P SS/SL White
1020R 0.020 (0.51) 0.022 (0.56) P/R SS/SL White
E1020-20H,E1020-20, 1020-20 0.020 (0.51) 0.020 (0.51) P SS/SL White
E1040H, E1040,1040 0.040 (1.02) 0.042 (1.07) P SS/SL White
E1060H, E1060,1060 0.060 (1.52) 0.062 (1.57) P SS/SL White
L1020 0.020 (0.51) 0.022 (0.56) P SS/SL White


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