Single Sided Foil Tape

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  • About single sided foil tape

    Single sided foil tape consists of an adhesive coated onto an aluminium foil, copper foil or lead foil backing. They are available in a range of thicknesses and performance levels for both general purpose and high performance applications.

    Copper and aluminium foil tapes are commonly used in construction, industrial, electronics, automotive, aerospace and HVAC markets. They offer reliable performance for a range of applications such as masking, splicing, damping, shielding, insulating, sealing, reflecting and fixing.

    Our single coated foil tapes bond to a variety of different surfaces including wood, metal and plastic and are suitable for internal or external use. We have an extensive range of foil tapes from world leading manufacturers; click on the products tab to learn more.

    Aluminium and copper foil tape characteristics:

    • Conformable
    • Long ageing
    • Thermally conductive
    • Electrically conductive
    • Tear and puncture resistance (easy tear products also available)
    • Flame and high temperature resistance (UL approved products available)
    • Heat and light reflective
    • Environmental resistance (moisture, UV, extreme temperatures)
    • Chemical resistance
    • Excellent adhesion levels
    • Good mechanical resistance

    Our applications include:

    • Paint, sandblasting, powder finishing and galvanisation masking in automotive and aerospace manufacture
    • Splicing, jointing and repair
    • Sound and vibration damping of panels and support structures
    • Heat shielding inside oven doors and heat sensitive components in lighting
    • HVAC insulation
    • Heat reflectivity to protect plastic components
    • Light reflectivity in lighting systems
    • Moisture and dust sealing in automotive panels, HVAC joints and windows
    • Fixing of wires and cooling coils to appliance walls
    • Electromagnetic protection in electronic devices
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    Browse through our range of single sided foil 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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    • Thermal cond. range (W/m-K)
    • Thermal conductivity (W/m-K)
    • D/S or S/S
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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 Stock status Adhesion to steel (N/cm) Adhesive Breathable Carrier Colour Conformability D/S or S/S Fluid resist backing Hypoallergenic Manufacturer / SOS Max length (m) Max. short temp (˚C) Max width (cm) Min. temp (˚C) MVTR (gms/m2 /24 hrs) Sterilisation method Tensile strength (N/cm²) Thermal cond. range (W/m-K) Thermal conductivity (W/m-K) Thickness (mm)
    3M™ 1170 3M™ 1170 1 3.8 Acrylic Aluminium foil Silver 3M™ -40 35 0.08
    3M™ 433 3M™ 433 3 4.4 Silicone Aluminium foil Shiny silver 3M™ -54 35 0.09
    3M™ 1181 3M™ 1181 1 3.8 Acrylic Copper foil Copper 3M™ No data 44 0.07
    3M™ 434 3M™ 434 3 7.1 Synthetic rubber Soft aluminium Silver 3M™ -55 88 0.19
    3M™ 1182 3M™ 1182 3 3.8 Acrylic Copper foil Copper 3M™ No data 44 0.09
    3M™ 435 3M™ 435 3 7.1 Synthetic rubber Soft aluminium Silver 3M™ -55 88 0.34
    3M™ 1245 3M™ 1245 1 3.8 Acrylic Copper foil Copper 3M™ No data 44 0.1
    3M™ 436 3M™ 436 3 7.1 Synthetic rubber Soft aluminium Silver 3M™ -55 88 0.45
    3M™ 1345 3M™ 1345 3 3.8 Acrylic Tin-plated copper foil Silver 3M™ -40 44 0.1
    3M™ 1436 3M™ 1436 3 12 Rubber Soft aluminium Silver 3M™ -25 18 0.075
    3M™ 1115B 3M™ 1115B 3 5.6 Acrylic Aluminium foil Silver 3M™ -40 70 0.15
    3M™ 1449 3M™ 1449 3 4 Acrylic Soft aluminium Shiny silver 3M™ -32 33 0.07
    3M™ AL25BT 3M™ AL25BT 3 3.4 Acrylic Aluminium foil Silver 3M™ No data No data 0.06
    3M™ 1450 3M™ 1450 3 12.5 Rubber Soft aluminium Shiny silver 3M™