3M has been developing and manufacturing high performance, easy handling electrical tapes since the 1940s. The 3M Electrical Tapes range includes tapes for low and medium voltage insulating, colour coding, moisture sealing, padding, shaping, protective jacketing, bundling, and harnessing. Semi-conducting tape to reconstruct a medium voltage cable Track resistant tapes for terminations
This article is part of ‘The Guide to Electrical Tape’ Electricians may not be first responders—but you are ‘First Protectors.’ To keep our world running you need to face some harsh conditions and wiggle into some tight spaces–part physics professor, part craftsman, part acrobat. If you’re reading this paragraph, it’s because an electrician like
Comprehensive information about Electrical Tapes can be found in our ‘Guide to Electrical Tapes‘ To know more about the factors that you need to consider when choosing a rubber tape, please visit our article ‘Rubber Electrical Tapes – Guide and How to select ‘
This article is part of ‘The Guide to Electrical Tape’ Shouldn’t snap when you wrap. Wrapping tape on a high voltage cable can be time consuming and error prone since the careful build-up of
3M Vinyl Electrical Tapes come in many standards, generally, there are 3 groups; the Premium range, the General Purpose range, and the Economy range. The Premium range is often used for the professional electrical work, whereas the General purpose is for minor non-critical repairs and the Economy for minor home use repairs. Comprehensive information about
This article is part of ‘The Guide to Electrical Tape’ Vinyl electrical tapes are the most commonly available tapes that are resistant to abrasion and puncture as well as chemical and hash fluid. They are often used for Jacketing and Mechanical Protection of the cables. There are 6 factors that you should consider
Not all electrical tapes are the same, choosing the right tape for your application is essential for the quality of the electrical supply and the safety of the site. Here we explain the common types of electrical tapes and their purposes. The most common types are the Vinyl tape, the Mastic tapes, and the Rubber tapes; using a combination of these tapes will help to achieve the desired result.