RS PRO White PTFE Tape 12mm x 12m x 0.075mm

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COO (Country of Origin): GB
Product Details

RS Pro PTFE Thread Seal Tape

The RS Pro PTFE thread seal tape is also called plumbers tape or thread seal tape and is used for sealing your threaded pipe joints. The tape is sold cut to specific widths and wound on a spool which makes it easy to wind around your pipe threads.

Features and Benefits

• Chemically inert material meaning it does not react with other elements • Suitable for aggressive environments where acids, gases and solvents are present
• Non-adhesive
• Prevents fluid/pressure loss when used correctly
• Does not harden
• Easy to wind around pipes
• Made from PTFE gives good performance at installation
• Has a cover to protect the tape when it is not being used

Where would you use RS Pro PTFE tape?

The RS Pro PTFE tape can be used when fitting compression joints and is widely used by plumbers and DIY enthusiasts on radiator valves and taps.

How much PTFE tape to use

To create a good seal wrap the tape around the components several times to create a better seal.

How to use RS Pro PTFE Tape

• Always clean the thread pipes before beginning to apply your tape • Wrap the tape in the direction of the threaded spiral of the male thread, always beginning with the first thread. Wrapping the wrong way may result in it coming unwound as you tighten the fitting. Do not overhang the tape
• Keep the edge of the tape parallel to the face of the fitting and wrap all the threads
• When you have wrapped enough tape around, cut or tear of the excess
• Press firmly to ensure the tape lies flat
• Tighten the male end connection into the female end connection

Specifications
Attribute Value
Width 12mm
Thickness 0.075mm
Length 12m
Colour White
Minimum Operating Temperature -200°C
Maximum Operating Temperature +260°C
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