3M Scotch 2510 Tape – Standard Varnished Cambric Tape

3M Scotch 2510 Tape - Standard Varnished Cambric Tape

3M Scotch 2510 Tape – Standard Varnished Cambric Tape

Scotch 2510

3M Scotch 2510 Tape is made from straight-cut woven cotton cambric fabric – Scotch insulation tapes have been developed for quality, efficiency, durability and versatility.

The fabric is oil primed and coated with a high-grade yellow electrical insulating varnish.3M Scotch 2510

Scotch 2510 Tape is suitable for primary electrical insulation for all wire and cable joints and splices rated up to 105°C (220ºF).

The standard varnished cambric tape can also be used for applications such as insulating joints requiring rapid and clean re-entry such as motor lead and service drop and in areas where mechanical protection and puncture resistance is critical.

The tape has excellent resistance to abrasion, moisture, alkalies, acids, corrosion and varying weather conditions (including UV exposure) and forms part of the 3M Scotch Electrical Tapes.

Availability: Contact Thorne & Derrick Sales for competitive prices and delivery from stock for 3M Scotch 2510 tape.

Specification – 3M Scotch Super 2510 Vinyl Electrical Tape

Scotch 2510 tape, manufactured by 3M Electrical is based on straight- cut woven cotton cambric fabric. The 3M Scotch tape shall be coated to a specified thickness, with high grade yellow electrical insulating varnish producing a visibly smooth surface. The surface of the Scotch tape shall be free from peeling, blisters, contamination and other imperfections. Finished product thickness shall be controlled to plus or minus 1 mil. The Cambric tapes must unwind freely (except adhesive – backed) with no binding between tape layers. Yellow, dry-finish varnished cambric tape shall be wax- dipped to preserve electrical properties.

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3M Scotch 2510 2520 Varnished Cambric Tape – insulate LV electrical connections up to 600V

3M Scotch 2510 2520 Varnished Cambric Tape – insulate LV electrical connections up to 600V

3M Scotch 2510 Tape

3M Scotch 2510 Tape

3M Scotch 2510 Tape – ex stock

Standard Varnished Cambric Tape Features

  • PVC insulation tape designed to perform continuously in temperatures up to 105°C (220°F)
  • Non-corrosive adhesive on Scotch 2520. Adhesive holds film in position until the jacket is applied
  • Pressure-sensitive rubber based adhesive
  • 3M Scotch 2510 is compatible with solid dielectric cable insulations
  • Insulation tape with excellent resistance to abrasion, puncture and cut-through

3M SCOTCH 2510 TAPE – Installation Techniques

  • Scotch 2510 and 2520 Tape should be applied in half-lapped layers with sufficient tension to conform to the connection surface to conform to the connection surface
  • Apply a minimum of two half-lapped layers of 3M tape for mechanical protection
  • Jacket all varnished cambric applications with Scotch Rubber and Vinyl Splicing Tapes to provide a contamination and moisture seal

3M Scotch Tapes including Scotch 2510 are preferred by global electric utilities for their high performance, specification and reliability compared to unbranded poor quality electrical tapes prone to degradation, flagging and failure.


3M Scotch 2510 Tape

Standard Varnished Cambric Tape – Technical Specification

Colour Yellow
Surface Finish Dry
Thickness 7 mils
Temperature Range up to 105°C (220°F)
Standards EU RoHS Compliant
Adhesive Non Adhesive
Backing (Material Type) Cotton Cloth
Width x Length  19mm x 20m
Breaking Strength 50 lbs./in.
Thermal Stability Class A
Solvent Resistance Excellent
Oil Resistance Excellent
Dielectric Strength ASTM D 295 800V/mil

Maintenance Of 3M Standard Varnished Cambric Tape

Scotch Varnished Cambric Tapes 2510 have a 5-year shelf life (from date of manufacture) when stored under the following recommended storage conditions. Store behind present stock in a clean dry place at a temperature of 70°F and 40% to 50% relative humidity. Proper stock rotation is recommended.

3M Scotch Tape 3M Scotch Tape Part Number  Tape Thickness  Temperature Rating  Roll Size
3M Scotch Super 88 Tape 3M Scotch Super 88   0.216mm -18ºC to +105°C 19mm x 20m
25mm x 20m
38mm x 20m
3M Scotch 33 Tape - ex stock 3M Scotch 33 0.178mm 0ºC to 80ºC 9mm x 33m
12.7mm x 33m
19mm x 33m
25mm x 33m
38mm x 33m
50mm x 33m
3M Scotch 35 Tape 3M Scotch 35  0.178mm 0°C to 80ºC  19mm x 20m
3M Scotch 22 Tape 3M Scotch 22  0.254mm -10ºC to +80°C 12mm x 33m
19mm x 33m
25mm x 33m
38mm x 33m
50mm x 33m
3M Scotch 700 Tape 3M Scotch 780  0.18mm -10ºC to +80°C  19mm x 20m
3M Scotch 2510 Tape 3M Scotch 2510  0.18mm -18ºC to +105°C  19mm x 20m
3M Temflex 1500 Tape 3M Temflex 1500 0.15mm 0ºC to 90ºC 19mm x 25m

➡ T&D stock and supply the complete range of 3M Scotch Insulation Tapes.

3M Scotch Electrical tapes 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 Super 33+ are all trademarks of 3M Company.

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