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EV 057C

EV 57 CLR General Purpose Grade, UL Listed, Colored Electrical Tape

General purpose grade, 7.0 mil vinyl insulating tape for use in a variety of mechanical and electrical applications, including color-coding and phasing tasks. EV 57C is UL Listed and CSA Approved, and is a highly conformable, lead free and flame retardant colored electrical tape for use indoors and out.

Features & Benefits

  • 7.0 mil, general purpose grade electrical tape
  • Hand-tearable
  • Resistant to UV, oils, acids, alkalies, corrosive chemicals and water
  • Also available in black
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Typical Applications

  • For color-coding and phasing in electrical applications
  • Can also be used as primary insulation of electrical splices up to 600 V
  • Can be used when wrapping wire harnesses and cables
  • For indoor and outdoor use



  • Backing: Monomeric Polyvinylchloride (PVC)
  • Adhesive: Non-corrosive, rubber-based
  • Liner: NA

Properties & Technical Data

Property Standard Metric
Adhesion to Stainless Steel 24 oz/in width 2.63 N/10 mm
Dielectric Breakdown 9,100 V 9,100 V
Dielectric Strength 1,300 V/mil 1,300 V/mil
Elongation 250% 250%
Service Temperature Range 32 F to 176 F 0 C to 80 C
Tensile 16 lbs/in width 28.0 N/10 mm
Thickness 7.0 mils 0.18 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

UL Listed, CSA 22.2

Sizes & Colors

Colors Available:

Orange (ORG) Orange (ORG) Green (GRN) Green (GRN) Violet (VLT) Violet (VLT) Red (RED) Red (RED) Brown (BRN) Brown (BRN) Yellow (YEL) Yellow (YEL) White (WHI) White (WHI) Blue (BLU) Blue (BLU) Gray (GRY) Gray (GRY)

Lengths Available: 20 m

Widths Available: 19 mm

Standard Core Size: 1.5 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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