Self Amalgamating Tapes

Self amalgamating tapes are a non-tacky, silicon rubber tape that will bond or fuse to itself when stretched. These tapes offer seamless bonding and can be waterproof and electrically insulating. These tapes do not contain any glue or adhesive ingredients.

Amalgamating means combined so self amalgamating means these tapes will combine themselves to provide a strong, seamless, rubbery, waterproof electrical insulation layer around cables and cable joints. The bonding occurs when the tape is wrapped around wires, devices or cables through a process called self-fusing. Due to the absence of gum, self amalgamating tapes are easy to clean or remove from product material.

What are self amalgamating tapes used for?

The tape has thermal conductivity features if made with iron oxide, which is used for wrapping and sealing wires and cables. The product is non-flammable and is often applied in the aviation and aerospace industries.

Self amalgamating tape can also be used to repair holes and leaks in hoses and pipes. It is often applied to moisture sealing joints for insulation purposes, or used to seal splices and connections in electrical cables with high voltages.

Types of self amalgamating tape

Various forms of self amalgamating tape exist in various colours, most commonly black, and various mm widths. These can be made from ethylene propylene rubber (EPR), silicone or polyisobutylene (PIB).


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RS Stock No. 763-9052
Mfr. Part No.4600 3mx25mm
BrandTesa
SGD16.05
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Silicone Rubber 25mm 3m 0.5mm Black - 33N/cm +260°C 8000V -60°C 4600
RS Stock No. 763-9059
Mfr. Part No.4600 3mx25mm
BrandTesa
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Silicone Rubber 25mm 3m 0.5mm Transparent - 33N/cm +260°C 8000V -60°C 4600