Electrical Tape

Electrical tape (or insulating tape) is a type of pressure-sensitive tape used to insulate electrical wires and other material that conduct electricity. It can be made of many plastics, but vinyl is most popular, as it stretches well and gives an effective and long lasting insulation. Electrical tape for class H insulation is made of fiberglass cloth.

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Electrical Tape - History
... The original electrical insulating tape was made of cloth tape impregnated with Chatterton's compound, an adhesive material manufactured using Gutta-percha ... This type of tape was often used to insulate soldered splices on knob and tube wiring ... of the vinyl film an oily quality and degrading every tape adhesive known ...

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