Electrical Tapes and Mastics
Preferred by professionals, 3M Electrical Tapes and Mastics provide dependable insulation, moisture seals, mechanical protection, and color-coding identification.
Did you know? 3M invented vinyl electrical tape in 1946.
While World War II devoured rubber supplies, alternatives were needed and 3M responded. Today, Scotch® Super 33+™ Vinyl Electrical Tape is America’s #1 professional grade electrical tape.
Learn more about our 65-year history supporting the electrical industry at 3m.com/electricalstories
Electrical Tapes and Mastics
Vinyl Electrical Tapes
Take a strong, flexible PVC backing with electrical insulating properties, and combine it with the ability to withstand moisture, abrasion, corrosion, alkalis and acids. The result: 3M™ Vinyl Electrical tapes.
Not sure which Vinyl tape to choose?
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Sealing and Insulating - Mastic Tapes
Need to apply an insulating barrier or moisture-seal to an odd shape? 3M™ Mastics are made of a self-fusing, rubber-based insulating compound. Mastics are available with a vinyl (PVC) backing, a rubber backing, or no backing at all, and enable you to pad and insulate connections up to 600 volts.
Not sure which mastic tape to choose?
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Insulating and Splicing - Rubber Tapes
Best used to provide primary electrical insulation, 3M Rubber Tapes are highly conformable. Use on bus bar connections, general splice insulation and moisture sealing for low- to high-voltage electrical connections.
Not sure which rubber tape to choose?
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Special Use Tapes
From electrically insulating glass cloth tapes to gaffers tape, and even duct tape, 3M™ Special Use Tapes provide a wide range of tapes for special applications.
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When you need to restrict or prohibit entry to dangerous areas, or alert pedestrians to hazards, Scotch® Barricade Tapes are highly useful. Barricade Tapes are available in many colors and dimensions.
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Packaging and Palletizing Tapes
For high strength and superior performance, 3M™ Packaging and Palletizing Tapes are a preferred choice for sealing boxes, bundling, and protecting labels.
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The extremely abrasive environment of mining calls for a tape with a tough, abrasion-resistant backing for jacket repair on mining cables. 3M™ Scotch® Heavy Duty Mining Tape is flexible, and the self-healing property of the mastic keeps out moisture.
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Wireless Weatherproofing Kits
3M™ Wireless Weatherproofing Kits WK-100 and WK-101 create a reliable weatherproof seal for cable-to-cable and cable-to-device connections. 3M Wireless Weatherproofing Kit WK-100 may be used for general use applications, while Scotch® Wireless Weatherproofing Kit WK-101 may be used for cold weather applications.
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