1710 Vinyl Electrical Tape is a good quality and economical general purpose vinyl insulating tape. It has excellent resistance to: abrasion, moisture, alkalies, acid and varying weather conditions (including sunlight). It is a polyvinyl chloride (PVC) tape that has a high wet dielectric strength, is conformable, and provides excellent mechanical protection with minimum bulk. It is a UL listed and CSA Certified “Insulating Tape”.
- Primary electrical insulation for all wire and cable splices rated up to 600 volts.
- Protective jacketing for high voltage cable splices and repairs.
- Harnessing of wires and cables.
- For indoor and outdoor applications.
- For above or below grade applications.
Typical Data/Physical Properties
|Test Method||Typical Value|
(UL file #E1292000)
After Humidity Condition
|1000 V/mil (39,4kv/mm)
>90% of Standard
|Insulation Resistance*||>106 Megohms|
|Thickness*||7 mils (0,177mm)|
|Break Strength*||15 lb/in|
Note: These are typical values and should not be used for specification purposes.
The tape shall be applied in half-lapped layers with sufficient tension to conform and produce a uniform covering. In most applications, this tension will reduce the tape’s width to 3/4 of its original width. Apply the tape with no tension on the last wrap to prevent flagging.
1710 Tape has a five 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 70ºF (21ºC) at 40-50% relative humidity. Good stock rotation is recommended.
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