Foam Tapes

Foam tapes have a variety of applications and are not limited to gaskets, bonding, sealing, weather stripping, thermal insulation and vibration dampening. Foam tapes are mostly used in industries such as appliance, automotive, shower and bath, and window fabrication.

Foam Tape Types

Single Sided Tapes - With only one side of the tape having adhesive, this tape works great for gaskets, protective packaging etc. It serves when the material has an irregular surface and is likely to expand or reduce in size to ensure the gap is filled.

Double Sided Tapes - These have adhesive applied to both sides of the foam. Mostly used for mounting applications, but also have other applications. They allow two different surfaces to expand at different rates but staying bonded as they flex in the heat.

Foam Material Types

  • EPDM is a synthetic rubber produced for good weathering and resistant to low and high temperatures. Suitable for outdoor uses.
  • PVC is a good general purpose foam with good resistance to ageing, UV light and weathering. Available as a single sided or double sided tape and can vary in densities from soft to hard. PVC is a general purpose tape that has similar characteristics to EPDM. The foam has good ageing and weathering resistance. Usually flame retardant under compression.
  • Polyethylene is available as a single sided or double sided tape and can vary in densities from soft to hard. A good general purpose foam with good resistance to ageing, UV light and weathering. Polyurethane is a general purpose tape due to its low cost. Available as a single sided or double sided tape, however soft density foams have poor ageing characteristics when exposed to weather and UV light. Higher density foams offer much better ageing properties.

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Description Price Width Thickness Length Backing Material Colour Adhesion Strength Foam Density Single/Double Sided Adhesive Material Tensile Strength Maximum Operating Temperature Model Number Series Adhesion Strength Unfaced Side
RS Stock No. 205-0877
BrandRS PRO
£5.71
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12mm 6mm 15m PVC Black - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 205-0906
BrandRS PRO
£7.78
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25mm 10mm 10m PVC Black - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 554-844
BrandRS PRO
£3.89
1 Bag of 25
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25mm 0.8mm 150mm PE Foam White - - Double Sided Rubber - - - - -
RS Stock No. 567-963
BrandRS PRO
£3.50
1 Reel of 10 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
12mm 3mm 10m EPDM Black - - - Rubber - +90°C - - -
RS Stock No. 619-1786
BrandRS PRO
£19.00
1 Reel of 10 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
20mm 5mm 10m EPDM Black - 102kg/m³ - Neoprene 68.9N/cm +93°C - - -
RS Stock No. 619-1770
BrandRS PRO
£17.50
1 Reel of 10 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
20mm 3mm 10m EPDM Black - 102kg/m³ - Neoprene 68.9N/cm +93°C - - -
RS Stock No. 205-0883
BrandRS PRO
£8.88
Each
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25mm 6mm 15m PVC Black - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 554-866
BrandRS PRO
£3.48
1 Reel of 5 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
20mm 4mm 5m PE Black - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 556-525
BrandRS PRO
£8.28
1 Reel of 10 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
12mm 2mm 10m PVC Black - - - Polychloroprene - +70°C - - -
RS Stock No. 619-1720
BrandRS PRO
£11.50
1 Reel of 10 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
10mm 3mm 10m EPDM Black - 102kg/m³ - Neoprene 68.9N/cm +93°C - - -
RS Stock No. 205-0899
BrandRS PRO
£5.40
Each
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12mm 10mm 10m PVC Black - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 205-0861
BrandRS PRO
£5.61
Each
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12mm 3mm 30m PVC Black - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 512-856
BrandRS PRO
£2.95
1 Bag of 25
Bag(s)
12mm 0.8mm 150mm Foam White - - Double Sided Acrylic - - - - -
RS Stock No. 846-351
BrandRS PRO
£1.60
1 Bag of 1
Bag(s)
12mm 0.8mm 25mm PE Foam Green - - - Acrylic - - - - -
RS Stock No. 619-1742
BrandRS PRO
£13.00
1 Reel of 10 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
10mm 5mm 10m EPDM Black - 102kg/m³ - Neoprene 68.9N/cm +93°C - - -
RS Stock No. 733-6804
BrandRS PRO
£23.68
Each
Units
15mm 3.2mm 6m Silicone Foam White - 208kg/m³ Single Sided Acrylic 24.1N/cm +200°C - - -
RS Stock No. 555-257
BrandRS PRO
£11.77
1 Reel of 500
Reel(s)
25mm 0.8mm 12mm Foam White - - Double Sided - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 619-1758
BrandRS PRO
£15.50
1 Reel of 10 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
15mm 3mm 10m EPDM Black - 102kg/m³ - Neoprene 68.9N/cm +93°C - - -
RS Stock No. 205-0984
BrandRS PRO
£19.04
Each
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12mm 4.8mm 15m PVC Foam Black - - Double Sided - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 205-0805
BrandRS PRO
£3.52
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6mm 3mm 30m PVC Grey - - - - - - - - -
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