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

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

One fable concerning the word Duct Tape comes from World War II, when a tape was manufactured for the US Military to forestall water from getting into ammunition boxes. As the water rolled of the boxes the word was born 'Duct' Tape, as it was a comparability to being like a duck on the water - the water rolls off wanting like the feathers are dry. The tape was additionally broadly used to repair army tents as a quick and simple restore for the troops on the transfer , it was also light and simple to carry.

Since these early years the tape has been used in the building and construction industry for repairing and sealing air and heating ducts. One of many foremost advantages of utilizing Duct Tape is the tape is made of fabric so it may 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 sensitive and needs pushing right down to create a tight seal. Duct Tape may also be made PVC based mostly but it must be cut with a knife slightly than just by hand, to present a clean edge.

Here is a breakdown of Duct, Gaffer and matt cloth tape Tape:

Polycloth Ducting Tape Ref 163 - Def Commonplace eighty one/25/2 BS 3887

The very best Ducting Tape we provide, its used by gasoline boards for putting
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 color to blend in with ducts
o 75mm core so fitters can get their hands inside

Polycloth Ducting Tape Ref 166

This silver, material duct tape is used for sealing ducts / pipework. Available in widths beginning at 25mm up to 100mm on a 50M length roll.

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

Financial system Gaffer Duct Tape - Ref 180

Gaffer tape has the same specifications as Polycloth 166 but this tape has a more open weave .

o Available in widths starting at 25mm up to 100mm
o 50M size roll
o Comes 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 May be lower to any width as purchased by us in log rolls
o Silver in colour to mix in with ducts
o 75mm core so fitters can get their arms inside
o An economical way of wrapping pipes with a professional end