Foil, Film & Foam Tapes

FT 175 Friction Tape

General purpose friction tape for insulating and wrapping electrical splices and connections. FT 175 is a cotton cloth grip tape offering excellent adhesion, exceptional tensile strength and good abrasion resistance for a range of electrical and mechanical jobs.

Features & Applications

  • General purpose friction tape
  • Excellent adhesion for insulating and wrapping electrical splices and connections
  • Exceptional tensile strength
  • Good abrasion resistance
  • Tightly wraps and overlaps most held surfaces
  • Specifications

    Learn more about FT 175 in depth by exploring all of its features and uses. You can also visit to learn more about choosing and using tapes.



    Backing: Cloth

    Adhesive: Natural rubber

    Liner: NA

    Properties & Technical Data

    Product Nomenclature: FT 175
    Application Temperature Range15 F to 176 F-10 C to 80 C
    Service Temperature Range15 F to 176 F-10 C to 80 C
    Tensile46.4 lbs/in width81.3 N/10 mm
    Thickness12.0 mils0.30 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: 60 ft

    Widths Available: 0.75 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


    Related Products

    Where to Buy

    Shurtape Foil, Film & Foam Tapes products are available both online and at retailers nationwide. Check our Where to Buy page for more information on purchasing Shurtape products both locally and online.

    Stt Dist Rs Hughes