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GLOW 4300
10 Hour Safety Grade Glow Tape

General Information
GLOW 4300 is a flexible polyester laminated photoluminescent film coated with a permanent acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive and backed with a 5 mil poly coated paper release liner. The photoluminescent pigments absorb and store energy from normal ambient light. In sudden darkness the tape is immediately visible. These tapes are a non-electric safety system that easily and inexpensively affixes to walls, handrails, columns, doorframes, and stairwells. Tape will glow in total darkness after exposure to artificial or natural light and is charged within 30 minutes. This tape glows brightest the first 30 minutes after activation has ceased, but will remain clearly visible in a totally dark room to the night-adapted eye for 10+ hours. GLOW 4300 is screen printable and can be die- or kiss-cut using steel rule dies.
Backing Adhesive
Liner Type
PET - Polyester Acrylic 10.00 mil Poly Coated Paper
Adhesion to Steel
180° Peel
Adhesive Activation Tensile Strength Elongation Percent
72.00 oz/in Pressure    
Min Application
Min Service
Max Short-Term
Max Long-Term
50 °F      
Adhesive Tape Features
  • Short 30 Minute Charge Time
  • Reacts to Natural or Artificial Light
  • Excellent Resistance to UV Light
  • Screen-Printable
  • 10+ Hour Glow Time
Adhesive Tape Applications
  • Identification of Critical Routes and Equipment Controls During Blackout
  • Used for Labels, Decals, Novelties, and More
Adhesive Tape Markets Served
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Recreational
Adhesive Tape Colors
  • Light Green
Comparable products
Backing Adhesive Thickness Adhesion
 PET - Polyester   Acrylic   10.00mil   72.00oz/in 

The physical properties listed are typical values and are not to be considered as specifications. Our suggestions for use are based on tests we believe to be reliable. However, the purchaser must carry out their own tests to determine the suitability of the product for their internal use. Information is given in good faith, but without warranty.

It is essential, as with all pressure-sensitive tapes, that the surface to which the tape is applied be clean, dry and free of grease and oil.

Shelf life from date of manufacture is based on the product being stored at 70°F(21°C) / 50% relative humidity out of direct sunlight.

Specification compliance is dynamic and should only be used as a general guide. Always confirm that the tape you are interested in currently complies with all specification requirements. Please verify that the product number that you select is available in the proper size and color to meet your specification.

Choose the surface energy of the exact surface that the adhesive will contact (e.g. if the part was painted metal, paint would be the surface energy).