3M Vinyl Electrical Tapes

3M has been in business for over 100 years and entered the world of tape in 1925 when we invented masking tapes. 3Ms invention of Scotch Brand No. 33 Electrical Tape in the 1940s marked a new chapter for insulating electrical connections and for the past 70 years, groundbreaking improvements put 3M at the forefront of vinyl tape innovations.

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    The Evolution Continues…
    3M continues to invest in manufacturing and technology to deliver high quality general use vinyl electrical tapes for your every day needs. If there is a job or application that requires electrical tape, 3M has a solution.

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A Tape for Every Task

From the tradesman to the professional, we have a tape to fit every application.


3M™ Temflex™ General Use Vinyl Electrical Tapes
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Dependable quality for your everyday needs.

Just because you have your favorite power tool does not mean you leave your trusted screw driver at home. There are some pieces of equipment you just always keep handy. Hello general use electrical tape. For those dayto-day activities that keep the job on track.

  • 3M Temflex 165 General Use Tape
    The Electrical Tape for daily insulation, harnessing, and marking.

    When you need a dependable, multi-purpose general purpose PVC electrical tape, use 3M™ Temflex™ Tape 165. This affordable solution offers reliable performance for protective jacketing, harnessing, marking and insulating low voltage cables in non-critical applications.

  • 3M Temflex 175 General Use Tape
    The Electrical Tape for tough indoor or simple outdoor bundling & insulation.

    3M™ Temflex™ Tape 175 s a high performance, durable general purpose electrical tape. This tape solution offers value and reliable performance for protective jacketing, harnessing and insulating low voltage cables in indoor and protected outdoor applications.


Scotch® Professional Grade Vinyl Electrical Tapes

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Performance that won’t change with the working environment or the weather.

When you’re working to deliver power to your customers, your supplies are your lifeline. That’s even more true when you’re faced with difficult conditions on the job, like harsh environments or cold temperatures. You need tapes that can stand up to all that nature throws at you – so you can be ready for anything.

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    The Electrical Tape for everyday and moist, corrosive or tough environments.

    For your most demanding electrical maintenance and repair jobs and the most reliable performance and quality, turn to Scotch® Super 33+™ Tape. Its unique combination of aggressive pressure-sensitive, rubberresin adhesive and elastic PVC backing offers both moisture-tight electrical and mechanical protection, and its excellent strength, flexibility, and recovery means it can stretch up to 250% without breaking.

  • 3M Tape 35 Vinyl Electrical Tape product image
    The Electrical Tape for long-lasting, fade-resistant marking and color-coding.

    Available in a wide variety of colors, Scotch® Tape 35 is your go-to solution for phase identification, color coding, marking and more in more demanding or harsh environments. It stretches easily and adheres in almost any shape or angle for maximum versatility.

  • 3M Super 88 Vinyl Electrical Tape product image
    The Electrical Tape for outdoor, high vibration and abrasive applications.

    When you need to build a protective jacket and/or electrical insulation for splices and cables, choose Scotch® Tape Super 88. Made of a thicker, most durable PVC backing and the same great premium-grade adhesive as Scotch® Super 33+™ Tape, it performs in all weather, providing protection you can trust.


Vinyl Tape Quick Reference Guide

Still not sure which 3M™ Vinyl Electrical Tape is right for your application? Use this simple chart to compare the options or visit www.3m.com/electricaltape for more information.

  • 1 Temperature range may vary by local agency standards.

    2 Based on ASTMD 1000. Not for specifications. Values are typical, not to be considered minimum or maximum. Properties measured at room temperature 73°F (23°C) unless otherwise stated.


Which tape is right for you?

Your job is important. So is having the right tape for all of your applications. For daily tasks to those critical projects, 3M has a vinyl electrical tape to help get your job done!

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    3M™ Temflex™ 155

    Applications:
     

    • Suitable for ambient indoor uses
    • General wire harness tape
    • Bundling wires and cables
    • Basic DIY and hardware applications
    • Operates well in temperatures between 32ºF to 176ºF (0°C and 80°C)
    • Note: NOT for UL applications
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    3M™ Temflex™ 165

    Applications:
     

    • Good stretch and flexibility and better general use bundling, insulating and sealing
    • Suitable for moderate indoor & weather protected outdoor uses between 32ºF to 194ºF (0°C and 90°C)
    • Ideal for general use insulation, color coding for phase identification, wire marking and safety
    • Electrical insulation for wire and cable splices rated up to 600 volts
    • CSA and VDE Certified, UL 510 Listed, IEC 60454-3-1-5/F-PVCP/90 and RoHS 2015/863/EU Compliant
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    3M™ Temflex™ 175

    Applications:
     

    • Better adhesion and stretch than 3M™ Temflex™ tape 165 and thicker for more tough, demanding general use applications
    • Suitable for moderate indoor & weather protected outdoor uses in a wider temperature range between 19ºF to 194ºF (-7°C and 90°C)
    • Provides a protective jacket for high-voltage cable splices and repairs
    • Electrical insulation for wire and cable splices rated up to 600 volts
    • Available in black only
    • CSA Certified, UL 510 Listed, IEC 60454-3-1-5/F-PVCP/90 and RoHS 2015/863/EU Compliant
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    Scotch® 35

    Applications:
     

    • Suitable for harsh indoor & weather protected outdoor uses
    • More permanent phase identification, color-coding of motor leads and piping systems
    • Long-lasting marking for safety areas and equipment
    • Easily identified insulation for electrical wiring
    • Marking and identifying cables on cell sites
    • Suitable for temperatures between 14ºF to 221ºF (-10°C and 105°C)
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    Scotch® Super 33+™

    Applications:
     

    • Excellent for critical applications
    • Suitable for harsh indoor, extreme & exposed outdoor uses
    • Primary electrical insulation for all wire and cable splices rated up to 600 volts and 105°C (221°F)
    • Primary electrical insulation for 600-volt bus applications, and protective jacketing for high- and low-voltage bus
    • Protective jacketing for low- and high-voltage cable splices and repairs
    • Long-lasting harnessing of wires and cables
    • Hot and cold weather performance with operating temperatures between 0°F and 221°F (-18°C and 105°C)
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    Scotch® Super 88

    Applications:
     

    • Suitable for harsh indoor, extreme, and exposed uses
    • Primary electrical insulation for all wire and cable splices rated up to 600 volts and 105°C (221°F)
    • Primary electrical insulation for 600-volt bus applications, and protective jacketing for high and low-voltage bus
    • Protective jacketing for high-voltage cable splices and repairs
    • Durable harnessing of wires and cables
    • Hot and cold weather performance with operating temperatures between 0°F and 221°F (-18°C and 105°C)