Seton Identification and Safety Products
Self-Adhesive Electrical Markers
Description
Use
Compliance
Standard Legend Color
Standard Background Color
Thickness (PSTC-33)
Gloss
Standard Sizes/Dimensions
Adhesive Properties
Abrasion Resistance
(Method 5306 of U.S. Federal Test Method Std. No. 191A)
Minimum Application Temperature
Service Temperature
Average Outdoor Durability
Chemical Resistance
7 Day Immersion
Dip Test
Rub Test
Shelf Life
Self-Adhesive Electrical Markers(view printable PDF of this page here)
Self-Adhesive Electrical Markers
Description: Self-adhesive Electrical Pipe Markers are made of pressure sensitive vinyl with ANSI specifications.
Use: Self-adhesive Electrical Pipe Markers are an economical way to mark many size pipes, control boxes, switches and circuit breakers.
Compliance: Self-adhesive Electrical Pipe Markers meet ANSI specifications for background and letter colors.
Standard Legend Color:
Black
Standard
Background Color:
Orange
Thickness
(PSTC-33):
Total 0.005 in. (0.125mm).
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Gloss: 60 Gardner Units.
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Standard Sizes/Dimensions:
Marker Size
Fits Pipe Outer Diameter Markers/Card
AA
1-1/2" thru 2-3/8' 1
CC
3/4” thru 2-3/8” 7
SC8
3/4” or less 4
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Adhesive Properties: Adhesion to Steel (PSTC-1)
15 Minute Dwell (Avg.) -- 75 oz/in. (82 N/100mm)
Ultimate Dwell (72 Hrs.) (Avg.) --- 116 oz/on. (127 n/100mm)
Tack (ASTM D 2979) (Avg.) – 800 g (8 N)
Drop Shear (PSTC-7) (Avg.) – 4 Hrs.
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Abrasion Resistance: CS-17 Wheels, 1000 g. wts.
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(Method 5306 of U.S. Federal Test Method Std. No. 191A): Legend withstands up to 700 cycles. Substrate withstands up to 8000 cycles.
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Minimum Application Temperature: 0°F (-18°C)
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Service Temperature: -40°F to 180°F (-40°C to 82°C).
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Average Outdoor Durability: 5 years (Average expected outdoor life of product will depend on user definition of failure, climate, mounting techniques and material color.)
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Chemical Resistance:
 Reagent 7 Day Immersion Dip Test Rub Test
 30% Sulfuric Acid NE NE NE
 10% Sulfuric Acid NE NE NE
 30% HCL F NE NE
 10% HCL NE NE NE
 50% NaOH F NE NE
 10% NaOH F NE NE
 Glacial Acetic Acid F F F
 5% Acetic Acid NE NE NE
 10% Ammonia NE NE NE
 Conc. Ammonia NE NE NE
 Cellosolve Acetate F F F
 Methyl Ethyl Ketone F F F
 Acetone F F F
 Methanol F NE F
 1, 1, 1, Trichloroethane F F F
 IPA (Isopropanol) F NE F
 ASTM #3 Oil NE NE NE
 SAE 20 Oil NE NE NE
 Mineral Spirits F NE NE
 Diesel Fuel F NE F
 Heptane F NE F
 Toluene F F F
 Alconox F NE NE
 Kerosene NE NE NE
 Turpentine F NE F
 Gasoline F NE F
 Water NE NE NE
       
 NE: No Effect     F: Failed
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7 Day Immersion: Immersed in reagent for 7 days.
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Dip Test: Five 10 minute dips in reagent with 30 minute recovery.
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Rub Test: Rubbed sample for one minute with swab soaked in reagent.
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Shelf Life: 1 year when stored at 70°F (21°C) and 40% to 50% R.H.
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