3M™ High Temperature Tear Resistant Polyester Tape 2497ST is a very good high temperature holding power properties. Is used where a sliver resistant application is needed, multiple paint/drying cycles like heavy equipment painting or windshield flange masking on automobiles. The tape uses a thin backing and gives an excellent paint line. Provides a non-silicone formulation, which helps reduce the possibility of contamination of a surface. Has superb tear resistant qualities allowing it to pull through thick paint coatings. Clean removal can vary dependent on surface type, processing conditions and type of paint involved. Desgned for indoor use only, should not be subjected to outdoor or UV exposure. Typical physical and performance characteristics include: thickness: 3.3 mils, adhesion to steel: 17 oz./in. width, tensile strength: 52 lbs./in. width, elongation at break: 112%, temperature use range: Up to 300°F. Clear.