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AF 973

AF 973 2 Mil, Linered Aluminum Foil Tape

Aluminum foil tape for use in the HVAC industry to seal and join aluminum-backed duct wrap, create water and vapor barriers, and for temporary metal repair. A 2 mil linered tape that's tested in accordance with UL 723, AF 973 offers high tack, a virtually wrinkle-free appearance and indefinite product life after application for worry-free results.

Features & Benefits

  • 2 mil, dead-soft aluminum foil tape
  • Linered
  • Solvent-free
  • Virtually wrinkle-free appearance
  • Resists water vapor, odor and smoke transmission

Related Products

AF 912

1.5 mil, linered aluminum foil tape for airtight, moisture-free sealing in HVAC applications.

AF 914

Cold temperature aluminum foil tape for use on aluminum-backed and fibrous insulation and metal ductwork, and to repair metal and sheet metal.

AF 975

Cold temperature aluminum foil tape for use on aluminum-backed and fibrous insulation and metal ductwork, and to repair metal and sheet metal.

Typical Applications

    For sealing and joining aluminum-backed duct wrap, creating water and vapor barriers, and for temporary metal repair

Specifications

Construction

  • Backing: 2 mil, dead-soft aluminum foil
  • Adhesive: High-tack, synthetic rubber, all-weather adhesive
  • Liner: Non-contaminating, siliconized, flat, white, paper release liner

Properties & Technical Data

Property Standard Metric
Adhesion to Stainless Steel 90 oz/in width 9.85 N/10 mm
Application Temperature Range 32 F to 230 F 0 C to 110 C
Elongation 2% 2%
Tensile 15 lbs/in width 26.3 N/10 mm
Thickness - With Liner 6.17 mils 0.16 mm
Thickness - Without Liner 4.4 mils 0.11 mm

Physical and performance characteristics shown above are obtained from tests recommended by PSTC, ASTM, government agencies or Shurtape Technologies, LLC, Quality Assurance and Technical Service departments and do not represent a guarantee of product performance. Individual rolls may vary slightly from these averages. The user should determine whether the product is fit for a particular purpose and is suitable for the user’s method of application before use.

Applicable Standards

FSI 0/SDI 10, UL 723

Sizes & Colors

Colors Available:

Silver (SIL) Silver (SIL)

Lengths Available: 50 yd

Widths Available: 1.88 in, 2.36 in, 2.83 in

Sizes and colors disclaimer: Lead times may apply. Please contact Shurtape customer service for information related to stock and non-stock sizes and colors.

Storage & Usage Conditions

Tape should be stored in its original packaging in a cool, dry area away from direct sunlight and should be used within 12 months of date of shipment. Surfaces to which tape is applied should be clean, dry and free of grease, oil or other contaminants.

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