538 Contractor Grade Kraft Flatback Tape (7.2 Mil. Brown)

538 Contractor Grade Kraft Flatback Tape (7.2 Mil. Brown)

538 Contractor Grade Kraft Flatback Tape is an alternative to:

  • 3M-2519
  • 3M-2517
  • 3M-250
  • Shurtape FP-97
  • Intertape IPG 530
  • Intertape IPG 539
  • ATP KFT-530
  • Tesa 4313
  • Uline S-213
  • Uline S-408


Elite 538 is a 7.2 mil. Contractor Grade Brown Kraft Flatback Tape with aggressive rubber adhesive.  This product has a high strength moisture resistant heavy duty backing and performs well under a wide range of temperature and humidity conditions.  Excellent choice for heavy duty carton sealing, packaging, picture framing border tape, splicing and tabbing.  538 has an excellent balance between machine and cross direction tensile strength.


  • 7.2 mil. total thickness with rubber adhesive
  • 50 oz/1″ Adhesion Value
  • Tensile Strength: 40 lbs/1”
  • Master roll size 53″ x 1200yds
  • Meets compositional requirements of FDA regulation 21 CFR175.105 for indirect food contact


  • Heavy duty packaging and carton sealing
  • Excellent quick bond to variety of substrates
  • High shear strength for butt splicing, core starting and tail tabbing
  • Adheres to its own backing when layering during tail tabbing

538 Contractor Grade Kraft Flatback Tape Options

  • Elite Tape will slit to order any size 1/8″ to 53″ x 1200yds long
  • Available narrow & long length for continuous processing machine applications
  • Available on 1″, 1.5″ and 3″ paper or plastic cores
  • Available in die-cut dots and pieces for masking off application

538 Applications


Roll Closure Applications


Sealing Applications


Roll Tabbing Applications

Reasons To Buy From Elite Tape:

  • 100% satisfaction guarantee on products to be free from defects on material and workmanship
  • Low Minimums on most of our products
  • Same Day, 2 Day and Just In Time shipping options
  • Build Your Brand with our Private Label and Contract Converting programs
  • Reduce Lead Time and Free Up Cash Flow with our “Pay as you Pull” program
  • 30 years in the Specialty Tape and Converting industry
  • Largest selection of specialty tapes in the industry

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