Filament reinforced tapes provide the dielectric strength of polyester film and the high mechanical strength of glass fibres. They offer low stretch, high tensile and edge-tear resistance for a more cost effective solution, compared with glass cloth tapes. Filament reinforced insulating tapes are excellent for anchoring lead wires to banding coils and end-turn taping. A special paper-backed filament tape is available for high-voltage oil-filled transformer applications.
Utilising our range of converting capabilities we can offer filament reinforced insulating tapes in custom width and length rolls or in custom shapes and final presentations.
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Browse through our range of filament reinforced tapes below for more detailed information and product data sheets. If you would like to ask us a question about any of these products, simply click on “add to wish list” and the product details can be added to a contact form once you’re ready to get in touch. You can also send these details to yourself or a colleague.
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Adhesion to steel range (N/cm)
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Any data provided relates to values typically generated when measuring these materials, and is offered as a guide to material selection. However it is not guaranteed and the user is responsible for evaluating the suitability of a product for the application it is intended for. Some test methods may vary, please refer to data sheet or call for assistance.
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Utilising the latest converting technologies, we can customise your filament reinforced tape to create non-standard roll widths and lengths, or convenient and easy to handle components. Customising your tape offers a number of benefits, including cost savings and enhanced product design. Whatever your needs, we have the experience and capabilities to provide a complete solution, from design and prototyping to full production and automated assembly.
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3M has been developing and manufacturing high performance, easy handling electrical tapes since the 1940s. The 3M electrical tapes range includes insulating and sealing tapes for protective jacketing, moisture sealing, electrical insulation, harnessing and colour coding.
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