The ability to withstand stress, involving both adhesive and cohesive strength. The term usually refers to rigid label materials on small diameter cylindrical objects.
Also known as shear adhesion. The ability of a tape to withstand stationary forces (such as weight).
(Sheer adhesion) â€“ The ability of a tape to resist the static forces applied in the same plane as the backing. Usually expressed in time required for a given weight to cause a given amount of tape to come loose from a vertical panel.