3M Scotchcal 8000 Series Railroad Graphic Film Colors
3M Scotchcal 8000 Series Railroad Graphic Film Colors
2 Mil Cast Vinyl with Permanent Adhesive.
• Designed specifically for decals, striping and graphics for railroad cars.
• Good for use on flat and simple curves.
• Designed to withstand severe weather and handling conditions.
• Aggressive permanent adhesive.
• 5-8 year outdoor durability, depending on color.
• Not designed for solvent ink jet printing.
1. Product Description
A. Product Features 2-mil opaque film
Available in several colors with a paper line (Series 8000) or layflat liner (Series 8000LF)
Withstands severe weather and handling conditions encountered by commercial and
Long term durability for fleet, sign and railroad graphics
Approved by the AAR (Association of American Railroads)
B. Recommended Types of
Graphics and End Uses
When constructed and used as described in this Bulletin, these types of graphics and end
uses may be warranted by the 3M™ MCS™ Warranty. Please read the entire Bulletin for
Fleet and railroad car graphics including labels, emblems and striping
Multicolor graphics and signs
C. Performance Overview 3M tests the performance of both individual products and finished graphic constructions. This
table shows the best performance expected from this product without a Warranty Period and
with a Warranty Period.
For detailed graphic construction and application options along with specific Warranty
Periods, please see the Warranty Information, Section 5.
Expected Performance Life. This is the estimated period of time the product should perform satisfactorily.
Unprinted film with no graphic protection, applied to a flat vertical outdoor surface in a non-abusive
3M™ MCS™ Warranty. This is the maximum period of time 3M will warrant the finished graphic performance.
Printed film with the best 3M ink and graphic protection option, applied to a flat, vertical vehicle
D. Limitations of End Uses 3M specifically does not recommend or warrant the following uses, but please contact us to
discuss your needs or recommend other products.
(1) Unsuitable End Uses for This
Application to compound curves or corrugated surfaces.
Graphics regularly subjected to gasoline vapors or spills.
Graphics applied to stainless steel substrates.
2. Compatible Products This section provides a list of products that are approved by 3M for use with the base film
covered in this Bulletin, and used for the creation of a graphic that is covered by the 3M™
MCS™ Warranty. Refer to the Product and Instruction Bulletins listed in 3M Related Liter
ature at the end of this Bulletin for more information about the compatible products.Product Bulletin 8000 – 2
(1) Screen Printing Inks 3M™ Screen Printing Ink Series 1900 line color and four-color
3M™ Screen Printing UV Ink Series 9800 line color and four-color
(2) Graphic Protection 3M™ Screen Print Gloss Clear 1920DR
3M™ Screen Print Low Gloss Clear 1930
3M™ Screen Print UV Gloss Clear 9740i
3M™ Screen Print Low Gloss Clear 9730UV
3M™ Screen Print UV Gloss Clear 9800CL
(3) Other Products 3M™ Edge Sealer 3950
3M™ Premasking Tape SCPM-3
3M™ Premasking Tape SCPM-44X
3M™ Prespacing Tape SCPS-2
3M™ Prespacing Tape SCPS-53X
3. Characteristics These are typical values for unprocessed product; processing may change the values.
Contact your 3M representative for a custom specification.
E. Physical Characteristics Characteristic Value
Thickness Without adhesive: 2-mils (0.05 mm)
With adhesive: 3 to 4-mils (0.08 to 0.10 mm)
Adhesive type Pressure sensitive
Adhesive color 8000-15, 8000-25 and 8000-114: Clear
All others: Gray
Liner LF description: Polyethylene-coated paper
All others: Kraft paper
Tensile strength 5 pounds/inch at 73F (minimum) (0.9 kg/cm at 23C)
24 hours after application
ABS: 4 pounds/inch (0.7 kg/cm)
Acrylic enamel: 4 pounds/inch (0.7 kg/cm)
Aluminum, anodized: 6 pounds/inch (1.1 kg/cm)
Aluminum, etched: 6 pounds/inch (1.1 kg/cm)
Chrome: 5 pounds/inch (0.9 kg/cm)
Fruehauf painted panels: 4 pounds/inch (0.7 kg/cm)
Chemical resistance Resists mild acids, mild alkalis, and salts.
Excellent resistance to water (does not include immersion)
3M™ Scotchcal™ Graphic Film 8000-10 White, 24 in x 50 yd
3M ID 75347182513 UPC# 00051128805015
3M™ Scotchcal™ Graphic Film 8000-15 Bright Yellow, Miscellaneous Sizes
3M ID 75346900030 UPC# 00000000000000
3M™ Scotchcal™ Graphic Film 8000LF-10 White, 48 in x 50 yd
3M ID 75346900634 UPC# 00051128508695
3M™ Scotchcal™ Graphic Film 8000-25 Sunflower, Miscellaneous Sizes
3M ID 75346900055 UPC# 00000000000000
3M™ Scotchcal™ Graphic Film 8000-10 White, Miscellaneous Sizes
3M ID 75346900006 UPC# 00000000000000
3M™ Scotchcal™ Graphic Film 8000LF-14 Bright Orange, Miscellaneous Sizes
3M ID 75347050447
3M™ Scotchcal™ Graphic Film 8000LF-23 Deep Red, Miscellaneous Sizes
3M ID 75347207955
3M™ Scotchcal™ Graphic Film 8000-14 Bright Orange, Miscellaneous Sizes
3M ID 75346900022 UPC# 00000000000000
3M™ Scotchcal™ Graphic Film 8000LF-114 Transparent, 48 in x 100 yd
3M ID 75347232581 UPC# 00051128916865
3M™ Scotchcal™ Graphic Film 8000LF-114 Transparent, 36 in x 100 yd
3M ID 75347232573 UPC# 00051128916858
3M™ Scotchcal™ Graphic Film 8000-12 Black, Miscellaneous Sizes
3M ID 75346900014 UPC# 00000000000000
3M™ Scotchcal™ Graphic Film 8000-37 Sapphire Blue, Miscellaneous Sizes
3M ID 75346900063 UPC# 00000000000000
3M™ Scotchcal™ Graphic Film 8000LF-12 Black, Miscellaneous Sizes
3M ID 75346900097 UPC# 00000000000000
3M™ Scotchcal™ Graphic Film 8000LF-37 Sapphire Blue, Miscellaneous Sizes
3M ID 75347207963
3M™ Scotchcal™ Graphic Film 8000LF-12 Black, 48 in x 50 yd
3M ID 75346900618 UPC# 00051128508701
3M™ Scotchcal™ Graphic Film 8000LF-12 Black, 36 in x 50 yd
3M ID 75346900626 UPC# 00051128508725
3M™ Scotchcal™ Graphic Film 8000-10 White, 48 in x 100 yd
3M ID 75346900741 UPC# 00051128508749
3M™ Scotchcal™ Graphic Film 8000-13 Tomato Red, Miscellaneous Sizes
3M ID 75346668199
3M™ Scotchcal™ Graphic Film 8000-25 Sunflower, 24 in x 50 yd
3M ID 75347182539 UPC# 00051128805046
3M™ Scotchcal™ Graphic Film 8000-12 Black, 48 in x 100 yd
3M ID 75346900766 UPC# 00051128508763
3M™ Scotchcal™ Graphic Film 8000LF-10 White, 36 in x 50 yd
3M ID 75346900642 UPC# 00051128508718
8000LF-10 White, Miscellaneous Sizes
3M ID 75346900089 UPC# 00000000000000
8000-23 Deep Red, Miscellaneous Sizes
3M ID 75346900048 UPC# 00000000000000
8000-12 Black, 24 in x 50 yd
3M ID 75347182521 UPC# 00051128805039
8000LF-114 Transparent, Miscellaneous Sizes
3M ID 75347207971