A single sided foam is one which has an adhesive applied to just one side. They are frequently used for gasketing, sealing, cushioning, gap filling and insulation in a number of markets such as automotive, electronics and general industrial.
Foam tapes are available in various thicknesses, open or closed cell, with a variety of adhesive types. Electrically conductive foam tapes are also available.
Single sided foam tape characteristics:
Single sided foam applications include:
Browse Neoprene, PE, PU and PVC foam tapes below for more detailed information and product data sheets. If you would like to ask us a question about any of these products, please feel free to contact us.
Thickness range (mm)
Adhesion to steel range (N/cm)
Tensile strength range (N/cm²)
Max width (cm)
Max length (m)
Manufacturer / SOS
Temp. range (˚C)
Thermal cond. range (W/m-K)
Thermal conductivity (W/m-K)
D/S or S/S
Fluid resist backing
MVTR (gms/m2 /24 hrs)
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 single sided foam tape to create non-standard slit rolls and convenient, 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 expertise to provide a complete solution, from design and prototyping to production and automated assembly.
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Scapa has developed and manufactures a range of Acrylic Foam Tape (AFT) products that create strong, reliable adhesive bonds to a wide spectrum of substrates. These products can be used in a wide range of applications within the industrial, electronics and transportation markets. They withstand thermal movement, dynamic forces and have excellent ageing and weathering properties.
The Scapa single sided foam range provides solutions to practically every industry for applications such as water, air, dust and draught sealing, gap filling, cushioning and protecting. The products are economical, easy and quick to apply, clean to use, adaptable, versatile and consistent.
Scapa PU, PE and PVC foam tape selection guide, for solutions to practically every industry, including water, air, dust and draught sealing, gap-filling, cushioning and protecting. These products are economical, easy and quick to apply, clean to use, adaptable, versatile and consistent.