Glass cloth insulating tape

Glass cloth insulating tape

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  • About glass cloth electrical tape

    Glass cloth insulating tapes offer high mechanical strength and resistance to high temperatures with excellent absorption of resins and varnishes. Our range of glass cloth tapes is flexible and conformable, with excellent cut-through and edge-tear resistance and are ideal for holding and strapping applications up to 200°C.

    Suggested applications for glass cloth insulating tapes include insulating electric and induction type furnace power supply leads and splicing silicone-covered glass wire. They are also ideal for applications such as wrapping bobbin wound coils, banding arbour wound coils, lead pad hold down and end turns. Utilising our range of converting capabilities we can offer glass cloth electrical tapes in custom width and length rolls or in custom shapes and final presentations.

    Glass cloth electrical tape characteristics:

    • Tough
    • Printable
    • Resistance to ravelling and fraying
    • Solvent resistant
    • Will not shrink, rot or burn
    • High temperature resistance and tensile strength
    • UL510 flame retardant
    • Corrosion free protection
    • Conformable
    • Conforms to military specification
    • Available with an aggressive thermosetting rubber resin, a solvent resistant acrylic or a high temperature silicone adhesive

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  • Search glass cloth electrical tape

    Browse through our full range of glass cloth insulating 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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    • Insulation resistance (MΩ)
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    • Adhesion to steel (N/cm)
    • Tensile strength (N/cm²)
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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.

    Title Adhesion to steel (N/cm) Adhesive Carrier Colour Electrostatic corrosion Elongation (%) Insulation resistance (MΩ) Manufacturer / SOS Max. short temp (˚C) Tensile strength (N/cm²) Thickness (mm)
    3M 27 glass cloth electrical tape 3M 27 glass cloth electrical tape 1 3.3 Rubber Cloth White 0.9 5 2.5/10² 3M™ 252 0.18
    3M™ 69 glass cloth electrical tape 3M™ 69 glass cloth electrical tape 1 4.4 Silicone Cloth White 0.9 5 4.8x10⁷ 3M™ 314 0.18
    3M™ 79 glass cloth electrical tape 3M™ 79 glass cloth electrical tape 1 3.3 Acrylic Cloth White 0.9 5 5x10⁷ 3M™ 262 0.18
  • Tape in action

    Read through our case studies to find relevant, real-life examples of the powerful problem solving capabilities of a roll of tape! Browse all case studies to learn more about custom die-cut components and our tape converting capabilities.

  • Customising your tape

    Utilising the latest converting technologies, we can customise your adhesive material 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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