PVC pipe wrap tape has a soft polyvinyl chloride (PVC) backing with a rubber-based adhesive. It is useful for wrapping around various types of piping to protect them and prevents leaks. It also functions as a masking tape for chrome plating, or you can wrap it around electrical conduits, water pipes, and drainpipes to protect against corrosion and water intrusion.
Some key characteristics of pipe wrap include:
Strong natural rubber adhesive
Excellent vapor and moisture barrier
Useful for buried pipes
Resistance to sun, water, fungus, bacteria, acids, oils, alkalies, and chemicals
Functions and Benefits of Pipe Wrap Tape
Pipe wrap tape is useful in various ways to keep your pipes in the best possible shape for the longest possible time.
Pipe wrap tape is resistant to chemicals and water. This helps prevent corrosion on metal pipes.
This tape provides an excellent barrier to water because of its ability to adhere to any pipe material. In this way, it prevents leaks at joints, cracks, and damaged pipe sections.
Insulation and Temperature Control
The tape is resistant to temperatures from 14 to 176 degrees Fahrenheit. This range helps to insulate pipes against both cold and heat.
The rubber adhesive makes this tape strong enough to hold materials together while resisting abrasion, impact, and ruptures.
Types and Varieties of Pipe Wrap Tape
Tape Jungle offers 10 and 20-mil versions of pipe wrap tape for heavy-duty applications. Tape widths range from ¾ of an inch (19 mm) to 49 inches (1250 mm).
PVC Pipe Wrap Tape 10 Mil (65025)
PVC pipe wrap tape (65025) is 10 mils thick and comes in three color options: black, white, and green. Its tensile strength is 20 pounds per inch.
PVC Pipe Wrap Tape 20 Mil Black (65050B)
PVC pipe wrap tape (65050B) is a thick, black tape. With a thickness of 20 mils, this tape is the thicker of the two. As such, it is preferable for heavier-duty applications that require thick, strong tape.
This tape is useful if you need tensile strength — it boasts 32 pounds per inch —and it comes in matte black.
Buy Pipe Wrap Tape or Hundreds of Other Tapes
You can use pipe wrap tape for a variety of functions and enjoy numerous benefits, including corrosion protection, leak prevention, insulation, and mechanical protection. Tape Jungle sells this tape, in addition to a range of other tapes and taping tools.
Shop Tape Jungle’s selection in a range of colors, sizes, and thicknesses. Our tape is sold by the roll or the case. We also have tools, such as tape dispensers, for taping speed and efficiency.
If you need help figuring out what kind of tape you need, contact us —one of our team members will help you find what you’re looking for.