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3M 3690

3M 3690

Vinyl with Opaque adhesive for Low Energy surfaces

3M 3690 is a durable, permanent cast vinyl film that is dimensionally stable and has an extremely aggressive pigmented adhesive system. The adhesive is gray, providing superior hiding power when applied over colored surfaces.

Intended Applications: 3M 3690 is ideally suited for a wide variety of commercial, industrial and safety applications. It can be used to create interior and exterior labels, emblems, logos and signs on many surfaces including, flat, moderately compound curved and moderately-rough surfaces and some low surface energy materials. The user should determine the suitability of all substrates prior to actual application. This film is not recommended for use on corrugated, riveted or highly irregular surfaces. It is not recommended for flexible signface or flexible banner material. It is also not intended for applications where petrochemical contact may occur.


Thickness (Film + Adhesive): 3-4 mil (0.003-0.004 in.)

Tensile Strength: 5 lbs/in. at 73°F

Applied Shrinkage: .047 in.

Service Temperature Range: -65° to 225°F

Film Color: White

Adhesive Type: Gray, Pressure Sensitive

Liner: 78 Pound White Paper

Application Surfaces: Flat or moderate compound curves, with and without rivets

Minimum Application Temperature: 40°F (4°C)


  1. 3M 3690 - White - 15 in x 10 yd punched

  2. 3M 3690 - White - 15 in x 50 yd punched

  3. 3M 3690 - White - 24 in x 50 yd