Duct, Gaffer & Fabric Tape - A Guide To Industrial Tape

Duct, Gaffer & Fabric Tape - A Guide To Industrial Tape

One myth about the word Duct Tape comes from World War II, when a tape was manufactured for the US Army to forestall water from getting into ammunition boxes. Because the water rolled of the boxes the word was born 'Duct' Tape, because it was a comparability to being like a duck on the water - the water rolls off looking just like the feathers are dry. The tape was additionally extensively used to restore military tents as a quick and straightforward repair for the troops on the move , it was additionally light and simple to carry.

Since these early years the tape has been used in the building and building business for repairing and sealing air and heating ducts. One of many primary advantages of utilizing Duct cloth tape is the tape is made of fabric so it can be torn easily by hand plus it has a 75mm core which allows your hand to slot inside which helps to wrap tape round pipes. The tape is pressure delicate and desires pushing right down to create a good seal. Duct Tape may also be made PVC based mostly but it surely has to be minimize with a knife relatively than just by hand, to present a clean edge.

Here's a breakdown of Duct, Gaffer and Material Tape:

Polycloth Ducting Tape Ref 163 - Def Customary 81/25/2 BS 3887

The best Ducting Tape we provide, its utilized by gas boards for placing
on back plates. Its made of material, coated with durable plastic which ensures a reliable performance. Available in 50mm or 75mm widths on 50M rolls.

o Easy to tear by hand
o Silver in colour to mix in with ducts
o 75mm core so fitters can get their palms inside

Polycloth Ducting Tape Ref 166

This silver, fabric duct tape is used for sealing ducts / pipework. Available in widths starting at 25mm as much as 100mm on a 50M size roll.

o Easy to tear by hand
o Silver in color to blend in with ducts
o 75mm core so fitters can get their palms inside

Financial system Gaffer Duct Tape - Ref 180

Gaffer tape has the identical specs as Polycloth 166 however this tape has a more open weave .

o Available in widths starting at 25mm as much as 100mm
o 50M length roll
o Is available in various colors

009 Duct Tape

This Duct Tape is made of heavy duty PVC and is used for ducts and air conditioning pipes. Available in widths from 25mm to 100mm on a 33M size roll.

o Will be cut to any width as bought by us in log rolls
o Silver in color to mix in with ducts
o 75mm core so fitters can get their palms inside
o An economical means of wrapping pipes with a professional end

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