Foil, Film & Foam Tapes

EV 97 BLK Premium Grade, UL Listed, Black Electrical Tape

Premium grade, 8.5 mil, all-weather vinyl tape used for insulating electrical splices up to 600V, as a jacketing on high voltage splices and repairs, and can also be used when wrapping wire harnesses and cables. EV 97B is UL Listed, CSA Approved, lead free and flame retardant, and is engineered with polymeric backing construction, as well as a specialized method of bonding the adhesive to the vinyl backing, which creates a highly conformable tape that delivers a moisture-tight seal in temperatures ranging from 0 F to 220 F.

Features & Applications

  • 8.5 mil, premium grade electrical tape
  • All-weather performance
  • High tensile strength
  • High performance in a wide temperature range
  • Resistant to UV, oils, acids, alkalies, corrosive chemicals and water

  • Shurtape Electrical Tapes


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    Backing: Polymeric polyvinylchloride (PVC)

    Adhesive: Non-corrosive, rubber-based

    Liner: NA

    Properties & Technical Data

    Product Nomenclature: EV 097B
    Adhesion to Stainless Steel28 oz/in width3.06 N/10 mm
    Dielectric Breakdown11,000 V11,000 V
    Dielectric Strength1,294 V/mil1,294 V/mil
    Service Temperature Range0 F to 220 F-18 C to 105 C
    Tensile26 lbs/in width45.5 N/10 mm
    Thickness8.5 mils0.216 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.


    Sizes & Colors

    Colors Available: Black (BLK)

    Lengths Available: 66 ft

    Widths Available: 3/4 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.

    Applicable Standards

    UL Listed
    CSA 22.2

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