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Scotch® Box Sealing Tape 371 is an industrial packaging tape used for box sealing, splicing, recouperage and other packaging applications. This product has a conformable backing and a consistent pressure sensitive hot melt synthetic rubber adhesive system.

This Industrial Adhesives and Tapes Division product was manufactured under a 3M quality system registered to ISO 9001:2008 standards.
Unit of Measure



N/A 72 mm


N/A 914 m


N/A 3M

Bill Unit



N/A Pallet

Rolls per Case

N/A 4

Cases per Pallet

N/A 48

Rolls per Pallet

N/A 192

Core Internal Diameter

N/A 3 in


N/A ISO 9001:2008



N/A Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene


N/A Pressure Sensitive Hot Melt Rubber-Resin


N/A Blue Clear Green Orange Red Tan White Yellow

Typical Physical Properties


N/A The following technical information and data should be considered representative or typical only, and should not be used for specification purposes.

Adhesion to Steel (ASTM D-3330)

N/A 45 oz/in width49.2 N/100 mm width

Machine Direction Tensile Strength (ASTM D-3759)

N/A 22 lbs/in width385 N/100 mm width

Cross Direction Tensile Strength (ASTM D-3759)

N/A 44 lbs/in width771 N/100 mm width

Elongation at Break (ASTM D-3759)

N/A 160 %

Tape Thickness

N/A 1.9 mil0.048 mm

Holding Power (ASTM D-3654)

N/A 3,500+ min



  • Adheres instantly to a variety of surfaces.
  • Edge tear and split resistance.
  • Good adhesion to fiberboard.
  • Roll to roll consistency increases productivity for improved unit costs.
  • Meets FDA requirements for indirect food contact.

Application Techniques

N/A An extensive line of application equipment including hand held manual dispensers and semi-automatic and fully automatic equipment is available. Application of Scotch® Box Sealing Tape 371 is most easily accomplished at room temperature. At colder temperatures, approaching 32 °F (0 °C), the adhesive becomes more firm. Once applied, Scotch® Tape 371 performs well throughout the normal temperature ranges typically encountered by packaged products in shipping and storage environments.

Storage Conditions

N/A Store in a clean, dry place. Temperature of 40-80 °F (4-26 °C) and 40 to 50% relative humidity are recommended.

Shelf Life

N/A To obtain best performance, use this product within 18 months from date of manufacture.

Technical Information

N/A The technical information, recommendations and other statements contained in this document are based upon tests or experience that 3M believes are reliable, but the accuracy or completeness of such information is not guaranteed.

Product Use

N/A Many factors beyond 3M’s control and uniquely within user’s knowledge and control can affect the use and performance of a 3M product in a particular application. Given the variety of factors that can affect the use and performance of a 3M product, user is solely responsible for evaluating the 3M product and determining whether it is fit for a particular purpose and suitable for user’s method of application.

Warranty, Limited Remedy, and Disclaimer

N/A Unless an additional warranty is specifically stated on the applicable 3M product packaging or product literature, 3M warrants that each 3M product meets the applicable 3M product specification at the time 3M ships the product. 3M makes no other warranties or conditions, express or implied, including, but not limited to, any implied warranty or condition of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or any implied warranty or condition arising out of a course of dealing, custom or usage of trade. If the 3M product does not conform to this warranty, then the sole and exclusive remedy is, at 3M’s option, replacement of the 3M product or refund of the purchase price.

Limitation of Liability

N/A Except where prohibited by law, 3M will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from the 3M product, whether direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential, regardless of the legal theory asserted, including warranty, contract, negligence or strict liability.