Permatex Self-fusing Silicone Tape
A self-fusing silicone repair tape that has been used by the Military for years! An all purpose repair tape that is made out of specially formulated silicone rubber. Contains no adhesives; yet chemically bonds to itself upon contact. Simply stretch and wrap for an airtight, waterproof seal in seconds. Replaces duct tape and electrical tape.
Permatex Self-fusing Silicone Tape is a convenient, ready to
use tape which can be used to make airtight and waterproof
seals on many types of materials and applications including
electrical connections, hoses, and cables and to reduce
vibration of hand tools. It is tear, abrasion, and UV resistant
and it withstands exposure to fuel, water, oil, acids, and many
solvents. Permatex Self-fusing Silicone Tape also meets MIL
Spec A-A-59163, UL510, and it is a class H Insulator.
• Excellent heat, chemical and moisture resistance
• Full cure is achieved in 24 hours
• Tear and abrasion resistant
• UV resistant
• Seal hoses and leaky plumbing
• Insulate electrical connections
• Wrap hand tool handles
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Note: For leaks, use several layers of stretched tape. For
electrical repairs, always disconnect the power before
starting the repair.
1. Remove any excess dirt, oil, etc. from repair area and
clean hands with Permatex Fast Orange hand
cleaners or soap and water before starting the repair.
2. Remove Permatex Self-fusing Silicone Tape from the
package and peel 1-2 inches of liner from the tape.
3. Press the exposed tape firmly to the surface to be
repaired, making sure to completely overlap the first
wrap over itself while at the same time stretching the
3. While stretching the tape as it is wrapped, overlap each
layer approximately 2/3 of the previous wrap, peeling
off the liner as you wrap. The tape fuses on both sides
as it is wrapped and it will start bonding together almost
immediately. The more the tape is stretched, the faster
it fuses together and the stronger the grip. Permatex
Self-fusing Silicone Tape stretches up to 3 times its
4. Finish by completely overlapping the last wrap and
press the tape firmly. Do not try to reposition or
reuse the tape. At room temperature, the repaired
area is in most cases sealed immediately and the tape
fully cures in 24 hours.
5. Check the repair area periodically to ensure that the
leak has stopped. If a leak is detected, remove the
tape (see below) and start over at Step 1.
For Tape Removal and Cleanup
1. Remove Self-fusing Silicone tape with a safety razor by
carefully cutting across the width of the tape. The tape
leaves no sticky residue.
2. Clean hands with Permatex Fast Orange hand
cleaners or soap and water.
This product is not recommended for use in pure oxygen
and/or oxygen rich systems and should not be selected
for use with chlorine or other strong oxidizing materials.