FEP Optically Clear Teflon™ Tape is manufactured from DuPont™ FEP (fluorinated ethylene propylene) film, backed with high temperature pressure sensitive silicone adhesive rated to (-100°F-400°F). FEP tapes silicone adhesive backing exhibits great chemical resistance, electrical properties, and will remove cleanly with little or to no residue. FEP film itself possesses superior anti-stick, low friction, strength, puncture, chemical & solvent resistance surface properties. FEP film tapes complete composition is weather resistant, stable, and nontoxic making it a versatile performance tape for various applications and industries.
FEP Teflon® Tape Applications:
Coil & Transformer Insulation- FEP tape is primarily in electrical applications as coil and transformer insulation, cable termination insulation, and capacitor insulation due its high temperature resistance and dielectric strength of (9000 volts per mm).
Wire, Cable & Harnesses Wrapping- Due to FEP tape conformability and optical clarity this tape is an ideal choice for wiring applications that require “see through” identification.
Barrier Protection Tape- FEP tape can be used as a transparent surface barrier tape for extreme applications. Due to its high temperature, chemical, and weather resistance makes FEP Tape a performance option over common polyester surface protection tapes. Also, due to its optical clarity FEP tape could protect underlying painted substrates or label identification without affecting aesthetics.
CS Hyde also supplies FEP Film rolls without adhesive that can be heat sealed, thermoformed, heat bonded, welded, or even combined with other materials as carrier substrates or insulator films.
FEP Silicone Adhesive Thickness:
*Item # 23-FEP- .002" FEP Film with .0015" Silicone Adhesive
*Item # 23-5FEP- .005" FEP Film with .005" Silicone Adhesive
Optically clear polyester tape is composed of (48-OC) optically clear polyester film backed with 3M® 200MP Acrylic PSA Adhesive. Optically clear polyester film features great chemical resistance, electrical resistance, tear resistance, dimensional stability, and heat resistance of up to 200°F. 3M™ 200MP adhesive is known for its clarity, excellent temperature resistance, shear strength, and its harsh environment resistance to solvents, cleaning solutions, and disinfectants. Combining the two performance materials creates an optically clear polyester tape with a durable adhesive system.
Optically Clear Polyester Tape Highlights:
CS Hyde Company now offers two types of high-performance polycarbonate adhesive tapes with 3M pressure sensitive adhesive: type GG (gloss/gloss surface) and type VM (Velvet/Matte surface). Our polycarbonate tapes are composed of clear or translucent polycarbonate films, laminated in house with 3M™ high tack adhesive. We prefer 3M specialty adhesives because they exhibit high temperature performance, clarity, and excellent resistance to harsh environments and perform well in humidity as well as hot/cold cycles. Polycarbonate films have exceptional impact strength, weatherability and thermoformability. With higher strength than acrylic and better dimensional stability than Mylar®, our polycarbonate film is a great all-around high-performance material. Available in .005”, .010", .015", .020" .030" thickness. Combining performance polycarbonate film and 3M adhesive creates a durable weather resistant tape that can be easily installed in any application due to its peel and stick adhesive system.
CS Hyde custom converting solutions include:
Hi-Stick double sided adhesive transfer tape offers a secure bonding result under high temperature conditions as well as good resistance to solvents, chemicals, UV and heat. It also possesses excellent bonding characteristics to low-energy surfaces and substrates. Hi-Stick tape has excellent plasticizer migration resistance. Its temperature range is -22F to 356F (-30C to 180C), and is available in 8 mil thickness.
Polyester (PET) Tape with silicone adhesive is used in high temperature masking. Commonly used in Powder Coating, Spray coating, Plating, Electroplating, Anodizing, and high temperature splicing. Removes cleanly after use. Recommended application temperature to achieve best result is 65F (18C) or above. Proper bonding may not occur unless adhesive and surface material are both at 65F (18C) or above.
Kapton® (Polyimide) Tape (-100F to +500F) is used when temperatures are higher than the temperature range of Polyester.
*Request a sample in order to make correct color match.
3M™ Adhesive Transfer Tapes are rolls of pressure-sensitive adhesive pre-applied to a special release liner. For application, the tape is simply pressed, adhesive side down, to a surface and the liner is peeled off. CS Hyde laminates 3M™ adhesives to a variety of polymer plastics, to produce specialty film tapes. Laminating transfer adhesive to plastics creates a peel and stick bonding or fastening solution no matter the application. We stock a variety of adhesive types including acrylic, silicone and modified acrylic transfer adhesives as well as specialty adhesives like conductive XYZ adhesive. Utilizing our on-site converting machinery, we can produce custom products to the dimensions of your application.