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  • Excellent adhesion to most rubber and plastic cable insulation materials
  • Good physical and electrical properties
  • PVC backing improves mechanical strength
  • Easy and accurate to use with little waste and no mess

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2788 is an extruded butyl tape with a fixed PVC backing, designed for use in electrical applications.

Product uses

  • For sealing and protection of joints in electrical cables
  • For sealing in and around junction boxes
  • For low voltage cable repair
  • For sealing all types of overhead electrical connections up to 1kV


Unit Nominal Value Test Method
90° Peel Adhesion N/cm 9 H48
180° Peel Adhesion N/cm 14 H41
Specific Gravity g/cm3 1.4 H6
Insulation Resistance Ohms 14 x 1012 BS903
Electrical Strength kV/mm 22 BS903
Breaking Strength N/cm 28 BS903
Service Temperature Range °C -40 to +90

H = HS Butyl Test Method

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