3M Scotch 2228 Rubber Mastic Tape
3M Scotch 2228 Rubber Mastic Tape is a 1.65mm thick, conformable self-fusing rubber electrical insulating and sealing tape.
Scotch mastic tape has excellent resistance to abrasion, moisture, alkalis, acid, copper corrosion and varying weather conditions (including sunlight).
Scotch 2228 consists of an EPR (ethylene propylene) backing coated with aggressive, temperature-stable mastic adhesive and forms part of the 3M Scotch Electrical Tapes.
3M Scotch 2228 designed to insulate and moisture-seal all connections up to 1000 volts including cable joints.
Availability: Contact Thorne & Derrick Sales for competitive prices and delivery from stock for 3M Scotch 2228 tape.
Specification – 3M Scotch 2228 Mastic Tape
Scotch 2228 tape, manufactured by 3M Electrical, must be ethylene propylene rubber based and coated with a rubber mastic pressure sensitive adhesive. The 3M Scotch tape shall be 1.65mm thick. The Scotch tape must be classified for normal service temperatures up to 90°C with allowable short-term exposure up to 130°C. The tape must be applicable at temperatures of 0°C to 38°C without loss of physical properties. The mastic tape must be classified for use in both indoor and weather exposed outdoor environments. The Scotch 2228 must not split or crack when exposed to normal operating temperatures and environments. The tape must be compatible with synthetic cable wire insulations. The tape shall not be corrosive to aluminium or copper conductors.
3M Scotch 2228 Rubber Mastic Tape Features
- Scotch 2228 is conformable for application over irregular surfaces
- Compatible with solid dielectric cable insulations
- Flexible over wide temperature range
- 3M Scotch 2228 has excellent weather and moisture resistance
- Excellent adhesion and sealing characteristics with copper, aluminium and power cable jacket materials
- Suitable for indoor or outdoor application
3M SCOTCH 2228 – Applications
- Primary electrical insulation for cable and wire connections rated up to 1000 volts
- Primary electrical insulation for bus bar connections rated up to 35kV
3M Scotch 2228 rubber Mastic Tape Technical Specification
|Temperature Range||194°F (90°C)|
|Backing (Material Type)||Ethylene propylene rubber (EPR)|
|Width x Length||50mm x 3.03m|
|Adhesion to Steel||26.2N/10mm|
|Adhesion to Polyethylene||17.5N/10m|
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3M Scotch Electrical tapes including Scotch 2228 are used to cable joint, splice, repair, seal and protect cables against abrasion, fire and corrosion – this includes LV-HV (11kV-33kV cables) – please contact T&D should you require assistance with selecting the correct tape.
Trademarks: 3M, Scotch, Scotchfil and Scotch 2228 are all trademarks of 3M Company.
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