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3M Scotch 1 in. x 10 ft. x 0.065 in. 2228 Rubber Mastic Electrical Tape, Black
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Scotch 1 in. x 10 ft. x 0.065 in. 2228 Rubber Mastic Electrical Tape, Black

  • Conformable and self fusing
  • Withstands rough temperatures and weather conditions
  • Ideal for electrical insulating and moisture sealing applications
$927 /each
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Product Overview

  • Conformable and self fusing
  • Withstands rough temperatures and weather conditions
  • Ideal for electrical insulating and moisture sealing applications
Scotch 2228 Rubber Mastic Tape is a conformable, self-fusing rubber electrical insulating and sealing tape. It consists of an ethylene propylene rubber (EPR) backing coated with an aggressive, temperature-stable mastic adhesive. The tape is made 65 mils (1.65 mm) thick for quick application build-up and is designed for electrical insulating and moisture sealing applications. Scotch 2228 can be used on copper or aluminum conductors rated at 90C, with an emergency overload rating of 130 C. It also offers excellent resistance to moisture and ultraviolet exposure and is intended for both indoor and weather-exposed outdoor applications.
  • Conformable for application over irregular surfaces
  • Compatible with solid dielectric cable insulations
  • Self-fusing tape
  • Flexible over wide temperature range
  • Excellent weather and moisture resistance
  • Excellent adhesion and sealing characteristics with copper, aluminum and power cable jacket materials
  • Click Here to See which Electrical Tools you should Use for your Project

Product Overview

Scotch 2228 Rubber Mastic Tape is a conformable, self-fusing rubber electrical insulating and sealing tape. It consists of an ethylene propylene rubber (EPR) backing coated with an aggressive, temperature-stable mastic adhesive. The tape is made 65 mils (1.65 mm) thick for quick application build-up and is designed for electrical insulating and moisture sealing applications. Scotch 2228 can be used on copper or aluminum conductors rated at 90C, with an emergency overload rating of 130 C. It also offers excellent resistance to moisture and ultraviolet exposure and is intended for both indoor and weather-exposed outdoor applications.

  • Conformable for application over irregular surfaces
  • Compatible with solid dielectric cable insulations
  • Self-fusing tape
  • Flexible over wide temperature range
  • Excellent weather and moisture resistance
  • Excellent adhesion and sealing characteristics with copper, aluminum and power cable jacket materials
  • Click Here to See which Electrical Tools you should Use for your Project

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Specifications

Dimensions

Tape Length (ft.)
10 ft
Tape Width (in.)
1.0

Details

Color Family
Black
Electrical Product Type
Electrical Tape
Features
Moisture Sealing
Indoor/Outdoor
Indoor/Outdoor
Package Quantity
1

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
No Certifications or Listings
Manufacturer Warranty
Call 1-800-494-3552 for Warranty Questions

Specifications

Dimensions

Tape Length (ft.)
10 ft
Tape Width (in.)
1.0

Details

Color Family
Black
Electrical Product Type
Electrical Tape
Features
Moisture Sealing
Indoor/Outdoor
Indoor/Outdoor
Package Quantity
1

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
No Certifications or Listings
Manufacturer Warranty
Call 1-800-494-3552 for Warranty Questions

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Questions & Answers

Is the adhesive on one side or both sides?b

Is the adhesive on one side or both sides?b
Asked by: bill
This tape has single sided adhesive. Thanks for asking!
Answered by: 3M Social Engagement
Date published: 2017-05-30

Will this tape repair a cracked / separated / broken, metal non-bendable electrical wire conduit?

Will this repair a cracked / broken metal, non-bendable electric conduit? I live in the northern most border of Minnesota and the conduit break is in an unfinished attack that stays dry but gets really cold in the winter. The metal conduit is completely separated at the break. The break that now separates the conduit is about 1" long, so there is an inch of electrical wire exposed. The electrical wires inside of the conduit are fine, just the metal conduit (AKA wire housing or wire jacket) itself is broken Rather than removing the non-bendable metal conduit from the break to the outlet and restringing the wire inside of a new conduit, I am thinking that this mastic tape [Or perhaps some other product?] may be capable of basically joining the broken metal conduit back together in an improvised sort of repair? . Thank you for any thoughts, advice, etc..
Asked by: Deloppoled
The only solution the electrical code will recognize as valid will be to do as you suggested, but... You need to fix more than the conduit gap, that gap means the ends are 1" farther apart than when it was installed and pulling the electrical wire inside the conduit which will eventually be dangerous. Another important question is why there is a 1" gap in the electrical conduit at all? Obviously the structure it's attached to isn't stable, and the ends of the conduit are now 1" farther apart than when it was installed, but why? Wood shrinks when it dries, and wouldn't cause a gap, so that isn't what's happening. Some part of the structure is moving and from your description it's still moving. 1" is enough to weaken nailed joints significantly, so Just watching it move could become an expensive show. If why it's moving and how to correct it isn't immediately apparent to you, then contact a civil engineering firm to take some measurements to determine what's moving and why and suggest a solution.
Answered by: Oliver
Date published: 2017-07-03

Can I use this for coaxial cabless connected into a splitter amp?

Asked by: Scott
Thanks for asking! Due to the technical nature of your request please call our team at 1.800.364.3577 M-F 8am-5pm CT. They can gather your information and let you know the best product to meet your needs. Thanks again, and we look forward to your call.
Answered by: 3M DIY
Date published: 2017-09-05

Can you tell me the lowest outside temperature that this product can be used?

Can you tell me the lowest outside temperature that this product can be used?
Asked by: CJ
This tape has to be applied to a surface that is 32 F or warmer at the time of application. Once applied it can go well below 0 to the point we don't even list a minimum temp. The maximum temp is 194 F with limited exposure to temps up to 266 F without degrading the tape. Thanks for asking!
Answered by: 3M Social Engagement
Date published: 2017-01-13
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Scotch 1 in. x 10 ft. x 0.065 in. 2228 Rubber Mastic Electrical Tape, Black is rated 3.0 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I bought online and pick it up on the store, they gave the product in a bag at the moment I didn... I bought online and pick it up on the store, they gave the product in a bag at the moment I didn't even bother to open it, then when I get home and decide to use it the product was old the conditions of the item were terrible full of dust and the label price was were cheaper than the price I pay online.
Date published: 2017-09-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This stuff just plain works! I've used this product to waterproof many coaxial cable connections that were exposed to weather. Even after prolonged outdoor exposure, the seal has remained tight and waterproof. Seems to resist UV exposure well. Cost may be a concern at about $1 per foot, but this stuff works!
Date published: 2014-10-05
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