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Application GUIDE

Our application guide shows some of our wide variety of tapes, and their most appropriate uses.

 

Films

T3040 Series

Tape

T3040/50

T3040/90

T3040/120

T3040/200

Composition

Single layer Polyether film

Recommended Use

Lightweight 2-layer breathable and non-breathable materials.
Reduces demarcation. Soft touch.

Light to medium weight breathable PU coated materials.
Reduces demarcation.

Medium weight breathable and non-breathable PU coated materials.

Medium to heavy weight breathable and non-breathable PU coated materials.

Thickness (mm)

0.05

0.09

0.12

0.20

Colour

Clear

Glue Line Temp

130-140°C

Wash

40-60°C

Available Width

10mm-750mm

10mm-750mm

6mm-750mm

10mm-750mm

Roll Length

300m

200m

200m

100m

Special Characteristics

Flame retardent when applied to a flame retardent fabric.
Non-toxic. Meets Oekotex 100.

T4050 Series

Tape

T5040/80

T5040/100

T5040/120

T5045

Composition

Single PU layer with hot melt adhesive

Recommended Use

Polyurethane breathable and non-breathable coated materials.

Medium weight breathable and non-breathable coated materials.

Heavier weight breathable and non-breathable coated materials.

Polyurethane breathable and non-breathable coated materials.

Thickness (mm)

0.08

0.10

0.12

0.08 | 0.10

Colour

Clear | White | Grey

Clear | White

Clear

Clear

Glue Line Temp

100-110°C

100-110°C

100-110°C

130-140°C

Wash

40°C

Available Width

10mm-750mm

Roll Length

350m

300m

200m

350m

Special Characteristics

Non-toxic. Meets Oekotex 100.

 

Stretch Tapes

Tape

T1090

T1091

T1092

TD2402

Composition

Polyester base with hot melt adhesive.
One-way stretch.

Polyester base with PU coating and hot melt adhesive.
One-way stretch.

Polyester base with PU coating and hot melt adhesive.
Two-way stretch.

Polyester base with hot melt adhesive.
Two-way stretch.

Recommended Use

Taping on non-waterproof materials - underwear, t-shirts, shorts etc.
Ideal for sonic seams.

Taping on waterproof materials.
Ideal for sonic seams on 2-layer and 3-layer waterproof fabrics.

Exterior taping on sewn seams of non-waterproof materials.
Suitable for soft shells.
Ideal for sonic seams.

Swimwear and Lycra products as well as other stretch fabrics.

Thickness (mm)

0.46

0.59

0.66

0.60

Colour

Black

Black

Black

Yellow | Red | Light Blue | Navy | Orange | Black

Glue Line Temp

100-110°C

100-110°C

100-110°C

120-130°C

Wash

40°C

Available Width

10mm-480mm

Roll Length

50m

 

Adhesives

Adhesive

T7010

T7070

T7077

Composition

Thermoplastic Polyurethane adhesive

Thermoplastic Polyester/Polyurethane adhesive

Thermoplastic Polyurethane/Polyester adhesive

Recommended Use

Bonding of polyesters, cottons, nylons, wool and coated materials.

Bonding of stretch materials, lycra, nylons, polyesters, coated and uncoated materials.

Bonding of polyesters, cottons, nylons, wool and coated materials.

Carrier

PE film | Release paper

PE film | Release paper

Release paper

Thickness (mm)

0.08 | 0.16

0.04 | 0.09 | 0.14

0.025 | 0.06 | 0.10

Colour

Clear

Glue Line Temp

90-100°C

105-120°C

110-130°C

Wash

40-60°C

Dry Clean

Good

Good

Excellent

Available Width

10mm-750mm

Roll Length

180m

350m

100m

 

Overlay Tapes

Tape

T5023

T5025

T5087

Composition

Matte coloured film with hot melt adhesive.
Abrasive resistant.

Semi-gloss clear film with hot melt adhesive.
Abrasive resistant.

Reflective high visibility tape with hot melt adhesive.

Carrier

Release paper

No carrier

Release paper

Recommended Use

Exterior of garment, abrasion patches, zip gaskets, seam coverage, logos, decorative purposes. Can also be used as a seam tape for polyolefin and non-wovens.

Exterior of garment, abrasion patches, visors, zip gaskets, seam coverage, logos. Can also be used as a seam tape for polyolefin and non-wovens.

Heat bonding to exterior of garment for safety, logos, zip gaskets and decorative purposes. Can be laser cut.

Thickness (mm)

0.10

0.10

0.15

Colour

Clear | Black | Charcoal | White |
Red | Blue | & more

Clear

Silver

Melt Range

100-110°C

Wash

40°C

Available Width

10mm-480mm

10mm-480mm

10mm-635mm

Roll Length

100m

 

Fabric-Based Tapes

Tape

T1025

T1030

T1080

D2273

D2407

Composition

Woven Nylon tricot with PU coating and hot melt adhesive.

Polyamide base with PU coating and hot melt adhesive.

Jersey knit with PU coating and hot melt low viscosity adhesive. Soft touch.

Nylon Tricot knit with PU coating and hot melt adhesive.
Soft touch.

Dense weave Cotton (Ventile) fabric with hot melt adhesive.
Water repellent.

Recommended Use

3-layer fabrics, neoprene and soft shell materials.

Neoprene and PVC.
Meets 2005/53/CE Directive.

3-layer fabrics, neoprene and soft shell materials.

Lightweight 3-layer fabrics.

Ventile and cotton materials.

Thickness (mm)

0.30

0.29

0.34

0.18

0.28

Colour

Black | Grey | Cedar | Navy

Black | White | Cedar | Navy

Black | Grey | White

Black | Grey | Cedar | Navy

As per Ventile colour card or customer supplied fabric

Melt Range

110-130°C

110-120°C

110-130°C

110-130°C

120-130°C

Wash

40°C

40°C

40°C

40°C

40-60°C

Available Width

10mm-480mm

10mm-700mm

10mm-480mm

10mm-480mm

10mm-750mm

Roll Length

100m

100-140m

50m

100m

100m

 

Printed 2-Layer Tapes

Tape

T5040/100

Composition

Printed single PU layer with hot melt adhesive

Recommended Use

Printed medium weight breathable and non-breathable coated materials.

Thickness (mm)

0.10mm

Colour

White

Melt Range

100-110°C

Wash

40°C

Available Width

10mm-750mm

Roll Length

300m

Special Characteristics

Non Toxic. Meets Oekotex 100.