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3M™ Venture Tape™ UL181A-P Aluminum Foil Tape 1581A

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UL181A-P, UL181B-FX and ULC S102 Listed

High strength aluminum foil backing is ideal for rigid duct board and flexible duct

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  • UL181A-P, UL181B-FX and ULC S102 Listed
  • High strength aluminum foil backing is ideal for rigid duct board and flexible duct

3M™ Venture Tape™ UL181A-P Aluminum Foil Tape 1581A is a high-strength, UL printed aluminum foil adhesive that creates a vapor seal for various sealing, masking and rigid duct board applications. This cold-weather resistant adhesive offers reliable performance in temperatures that range from -40 °F/-40 °C to 300 °F/149 °C. The acrylic, pressure-sensitive coating also provides excellent moisture and UV resistance. The aluminum-backed tape also resists lifting and curling and is hand-tearable - just pull the size you need and get the job started. Its durability and excellent conformability make this adhesive perfect for use on irregular surfaces and on materials such as faced fiberglass. This tape meets UL181A-P and UL181B-FX Listed and ULC S102 Classified (Flame/Smoke 0/0) specifications. 3M™ Venture Tape™ UL181A-P Aluminum Foil Tape 1581A provides the reliable hold you need during sealing and masking applications.

UL181A-P and UL181B-FX Listed and ULC S102 Classified
3M™ Venture Tape™ UL181A-P Aluminum Foil Tape 1581A is a 4.0 mil, high strength aluminum foil tape coated with a cold weather adhesive. The aluminum foil backing is malleable and conforms well around corners and to irregular surfaces. This tape provides an excellent vapor seal in various duct board sealing applications. It is rugged, durable and easy to install without additional tools or application methods.

3M™ Venture Tape™ UL181A-P Aluminum Foil Tape 1581A is UL181A-P and UL181B-FX Listed. It is also ULC S102 Classified (Flame/Smoke 0/0).

Recommended Applications

  • Vapor seal on reinforced fiberglass duct board
  • High performance duct closure
  • Sealing flexible duct to rigid duct

Excellent Cold Weather Performance
3M™ Venture Tape™ UL181A-P Aluminum Foil Tape 1581A is coated with a pressure sensitive acrylic adhesive system that performs well at elevated temperatures, yet still excels under normal and cold weather conditions. It adheres immediately on contact to a variety of materials, including fiberglass. With a service temperature ranging from -40°F/-40°C to 300°F/149°C, this tape can be applied in a variety of environmental conditions. Once bonded, this tape features good aging properties that resist lifting and curling over time.

Efficient Long-Term Installation
3M™ Venture Tape™ UL181A-P Aluminum Foil Tape 1581A applies easily to various types of thermal insulation, and is easily installed without special tools or application methods. The tape is conformable for consistent application even when applied to irregular surfaces or around curves.

3M™ Metal Foil Tapes
Aluminum is just one of the metal-backed tapes available from 3M. Our foil tapes resist failure from common sources of degradation including moisture, ultraviolet rays and many chemicals, and are commonly used for reflecting, wrapping, masking, sealing, and more in applications from air ducts to washing machines. As with all 3M products, our 3M™ Venture Tape™ Aluminum Foil Tape 1517CW is supported by exclusive 3M technical expertise and application advice. 3M Aluminum foil tapes are suitable for demanding applications in construction, aerospace, automotive, appliance, maintenance, repair and operations and many more segments. They are also thermally conductive for heating/cooling efficiency.

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