3M Scotch 35 Tape – Coloured PVC Insulation Tape (Premium)

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3M Scotch 35 Tape - Coloured PVC Insulation Tape (Premium)

3M Scotch 35 Tape – Coloured PVC Insulation Tape (Premium)

Scotch 35

3M Scotch 35 Tape is a superb quality colour coding tape with excellent electrical insulating properties – Scotch insulation tapes have been developed for quality, efficiency, durability and versatility.

Scotch 35 Tape is suitable for primary electrical insulation for all wire and cable joints and splices rated up to 600V and 105°C (220ºF).

The premium PVC Scotch insulation tape can also be used for applications such as protective jacketing for high voltage cable splices and cable repairs and for the harnessing of wires and cables.

The coloured PVC insulation tape is available in 9 different colours and can be used for applications such as colour coding of motor leads and piping systems and marking safety areas.

The Scotch 35 Tape is 0.178mm thick, and is UL Listed and marked per UL Standard 510 as “Flame Retardant and Weather Resistant”.

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 35 tape.

Specification – 3M Scotch 35 Vinyl Electrical Tape

Scotch 35 tape, manufactured by 3M Electrical, is based on polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and/or its copolymers and has a rubber-based, pressure-sensitive adhesive. The 3M Scotch tape shall be 0.178mm thick and be UL Listed and marked per UL Standard 510 as “Flame Retardant Cold and Weather Resistant”. The Scotch tape must be applicable at temperatures ranging from –18°C through 38° (0°F through 100°F) without loss of physical properties. The Scotch 35 tape shall be classified for use in both indoor and outdoor environments. The tape shall be compatible with synthetic cable insulations, cable jackets and splicing compounds. The vinyl tape used for electrical insulation applications will remain stable and will not telescope more than 2.5mm when maintained at temperatures below 50°C (120°F).

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3M Scotch 35 Tape

3M Scotch 35 Tape

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Coloured PVC Insulation Tape (Premium) Features

  • Flame retardant PVC insulation tape
  • Resistant to alkali, acids, U.V and corrosion
  • Wraps smoothly, conforms well and holds over a wide range of temperatures
  • Scotch 35 conforms to BS 3924 and UL510
  • Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) backing
  • Pressure-sensitive rubber based adhesive
  • 3M Scotch 35 available in 9 colours
  • Insulation tape is colour coded for job identification and safety

3M SCOTCH 35 TAPE – Installation Techniques

  • Scotch 35 Tape should be applied with sufficient tension to produce a uniform wind
  • On pigtail splices and joints, the 3M tape shall be wrapped beyond the end of the wires and then folded back, leaving a protective cushion to resist cut-through
  • Wrap tape up-hill, taping from a smaller diameter surface to a larger diameter surface
  • Apply 3M Scotch 35 tape with no tension on the last wrap to prevent flagging

Maintenance Of 3M Premium coloured PVC Insulation Tape

Scotch 35 Tape complies with the requirements of UL 510 for storage. When maintained under normal storage conditions, the tape will remain stable and has a five-year shelf-life.

3M Scotch Tapes are including Scotch 35, 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 35 Tape

Coloured PVC Insulation Tape (Premium) – Technical Specification

Colour Available in black, blue, brown, yellow, grey, orange, red, white, purple and green.
Thickness 0.178mm
Temperature Range UL510 80°C (176°F) CSA (Continuous Operation) 105°C (221°F)
Standards Conforms to BS 3924 and UL510
Adhesive Pressure-sensitive rubber based adhesive
Backing (Material Type) Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) tape
Width x Length  19mm x 20m
Dielectric Strength Standard Condition 45kV/mm, High Humidity Condition 90% of Standard Condition
Breaking Strength 22°C (72°F) 30N/10mm
Elongation 225%
Adhesion to Steel 2.2N/10mm – 22°C (92°F)
Adhesion to Backing 2.2N/10mm – 22°C (72°F)
Flame Retardant Yes
Flammability (Maximum) UL510 1 second
ASTM D1000 4 seconds
Accelerated Ageing ASTM D1000 100%
Flagging ASTM D1000 <2.5mm


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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