3M Scotch Super 88 Heavy-Duty Grade Electrical Tape
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Color/Size: BLACK 2 in. x 108 ft.
Super 88 Standard sizes
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3/4 in. x 66 ft. **66-foot length
Actual Size: 19mm wide
|SUPER 88/ 07566||10|
Single Roll (1-9 Rolls)
1 - 2 Cases (10-29 Rolls)
3 - 4 Cases (30-49 Rolls)
5+ Cases (>= 50 Rolls)
2 in. x 108 ft.
Actual Size: 50.8mm wide
|SUPER 88/ 2108||12|
Single Roll (1-11 Rolls)
1 - 2 Cases (12-35 Rolls)
3 - 4 Cases (36-59 Rolls)
5+ Cases (>= 60 Rolls)
Nominal Tape Widths vs Actual Widths
5% narrower than the NOMINAL width shown in inches. Examples:
Tape rolls are cut to standard tape industry metric widths of approx. 24mm per 1-inch of nominal width ordered. As a result ACTUAL tape widths are normally
- 1" Nominal width = 15/16" (24mm) Actual width
- 2" Nominal width = 1-7/8" (48mm) Actual width
- 3" Nominal width = 2-13/16" (72mm) Actual width
Note that tape rolls are NOT guaranteed to be splice-free.
3M Scotch Super 88 Heavy-Duty Grade Electrical Tape is a premium professional-grade, 8.5-mil thick, all-weather vinyl insulating tape. It is designed to perform continuously in ambient temperatures up to 105°C (220°F). The tape is conformable for cold weather applications down to -18°C (0°F). It has excellent resistance to abrasion, moisture, alkalies, acids, corrosion and varying weather conditions. The combination of elastic backing and aggressive adhesive provides moisture-tight electrical and mechanical protection with minimum bulk. Scotch® Tape Super 88 is an Underwriters' Laboratories Listed and Canadian Standards Association Certified "Insulating Tape." The tape is compatible with solid dielectric cable insulations and with rubber and synthetic splicing compounds, as well as epoxy and polyurethane resins. It inhibits corrosion of electrical conductors and can be used for indoor and outdoor applications.
Uses & Applications
- Primary electrical insulation for all wire and cable splices rated up to 600 volts and 105°C (220°F).
- Primary electrical insulation for 600-volt bus applications, and protective jacketing for high- and low-voltage bus.
- Protective jacketing for high-voltage cable splices and repairs.
- Harnessing of wires and cables.
* Multiple cases may be shipped per package in order to minimize the charge for shipping.
3M Scotch Super 88 Heavy-Duty Grade Electrical Tape
- Adhesive: rubber How are adhesives different?
- Carrier/Backing: polyvinyl chloride (PVC) film
- Thickness: 8.5 mils (carrier, adhesive) What is mil thickness?
- Adhesion: 28 ounces per inch (to stainless steel test panel)
- Adhesion to Backing: 28 ounces per inch
- Tensile Strength: 20 pounds per inch (longitudinal)
- Service/Operating Temperature: 0°F to 220°F
- Elongation: 250%
- Certifications: UL 510 Listed; Standard C22.2 No. 197-M1983 Certification; RoHS 2002/95/EC
- Core: 1-1/2" diameter
Note: Specifications are those given by manufacturers and are not tested for accuracy.
hot melt rubber (synthetic)
Offers the widest range of application flexibility available. Exhibits excellent processing performance whether manually or automatically applied. Has superior tensile strength, adhesion properties and holding force which ensures consistent, reliable seals. Hot melt adhesive will bond faster to a surface which is referred to as quick-grab or quick-stick. It typically has higher tack (will feel stickier to the touch), but is also softer. It has lower heat resistance, shear resistance, and sometimes UV resistance than an acrylic adhesive. NOTE: it is called hot melt because the adhesive is applied hot by the manufacturer and then hardens as it cools (you do not need to apply heat to the tape yourself).
Properties are similar to that of hot melt rubber, but natural rubber often holds where other adhesives won't (recycled fibers, dust, cold, heat and heavy loads). It provides good overall adhesion and moisture resistance.
Offer excellent performance, especially for applications in temperatures less than 40°F and greater then 120°F. It provides excellent clarity, has high shear strength, is usually more permanent/durable even when exposed to moisture, and it ages well over extended periods in fluorescent and sunlight. Since it remains clear for the life of the application and does not yellow over time it is ideal for applications such as sealing white cartons. While it has good initial adhesion it does take 24-48 hours to cure and to achieve its maximum bond strength (has gradual adhesion buildup). Another difference between hot melt rubber and acrylic adhesive is if you fold tape over making the two adhesive sides touch the acrylic adhesive will remain attached to the carrier (e.g. paper, film) while a hot melt adhesive will stick to itself and pull off of the carrier. It is the best choice for clarity, UV resistance and aging characteristics.
Is great for extreme temperature applications since silicone adhesive can work in continuous operating temperatures from -100°F to 500°F. They also exhibit good chemical resistance, retain electrical properties, and remove cleanly with little or no residue.
Zinc oxide based adhesive formula is a skin-friendly adhesive which is commonly used on sports medicine tapes.
Thickness, AKA caliper or gauge, refers to the distance from one surface of a tape backing, or adhesive, to the other.
1 mil = 1/1000 of an inch
Examples: 1/16 inch = 62.5 mils; 1/32 inch = 31.25 mils