PIB Self-Amalgamating Tape 2501

2501 is a general-purpose insulating, self-amalgamating tape based on PIB (Polyisobutylene) rubber. Its colour is black.

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  • For jointing and repairing a wide range of power and distribution cables up to 46 kV.
  • For making watertight seals at polyethylene sleeve joints on polyethylene-sleeved telephone cables both above and below ground.
  • For general-purpose protection and waterproofing.
  • For insulation, waterproofing and protection of electrical components.
  • For corrosion protection of metal pipework.
  • For protection of joints against seawater in marine environments.
  • For general-purpose DIY temporary repairs.
  • For waterproofing and protecting cables and components on satellite dishes.

Features & Benefits

  • Good physical and electrical properties with a high degree of stability under conditions of use.
  • The tape amalgamates rapidly when applied under tension to provide a void-free homogeneous wrapping, without the need for external heat or pressure.
  • Compatible with a wide range of rubber and plastic dielectric cable insulation.
  • These include polyethylene, cross-linked polyethylene, ethylene propylene rubber, PVC, butyl and neoprene.
  • Highly resistant to prolonged immersion in water and has excellent resistance to ozone.
  • The product can be removed cleanly from most substrates, making it suitable for temporary repairs.
  • Supplied in an easy to handle and apply tape form.
  • The product is interleaved with a disposable plastic liner.