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Shurtape HW-300 Housewrap Sheathing Tape is a water-based acrylic housewrap tape designed as a closure system and/or operates as a vapor seal on interior and exterior vapor barrier materials. The tape can be used for repair of any housewrap materials in addition to its usefulness for new construction. Shurtape HW 300 may be applied in vast temperature ranges and humid conditions. It seals seams and joints on all types of housewrap, sheathing, insulation or vapor barrier materials. It is hand-tearable, UV resistant and is coated with an aggressive permanent adhesive with high shear and holding power capabilities.
House wrap tape is applied over the seams of installed housewrap to contribute towards a secondary line of defense against exterior moisture infiltration of the wall envelope. It helps to maximize energy efficiency by sealing the gaps, cracks, and crevices where air can easily enter the home and ultimately affect your heating and cooling costs. Country of Origin: United States.
Shurtape Housewrap Sheathing Tape (HW-300)
- Standards Met: CCMC Report No: 13401-R; US Green Building Council – LEED Point contributor product; Tested in accordance with UL 723
- Carrier/Backing: film
- Adhesive: water-based (emulsion) acrylic How are adhesives different?
- Thickness: 3 mils (carrier, adhesive) What is mil thickness?
- Adhesion: 50 ounces per inch (to stainless steel test panel)
- Tensile Strength: 30 pounds per inch (longitudinal)
- Application Temperature: 14°F to 176°F
- Elongation: 162%
- Adhesion to Housewrap: 26 ounces per inch
- Flame Spread Index: 0
- Smoke Development Index: 0
- Core: 3" diameter
- Country of Origin: United States
Note: Specifications are those given by manufacturers and are not tested for accuracy.
Question & Answers
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anne Oct 21, 2020
QUESTION: does this tape come in wider widths
ANSWER: No, Shurtape only offers that product in the one width, unfortunately. Thank you.
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James F. Verified Buyer Aug 17, 2018
Shurtape HW-300 Housewrap Sheathing Tape
this is the best for poly plastic too is insulate a house
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