Foam Tape

Foam Tape

Foam tape is a type of adhesive tape with a foam backing that adheres to a surface, like carpet or furniture. It is available in rolls or in strips, and can be used for temporary, decorative, or functional purposes.

Foam Tape

Foam tape is an adhesive tape with a foam backing that sticks to a surface such as a carpet or furniture. It comes in rolls or strips and can be utilized for temporary, decorative, or utilitarian applications.

Foam Tape Characteristics

Foam tapes come in a range of thicknesses, adhesives, carriers, and sizes. Each type of foam tape has distinct characteristics and serves a certain purpose.

  • The normal temperature range for foam tape is -40 °F to 300 °F.
  • It is resistant to moisture, UV radiation from the sun, and solvents.
  • The high bonding strength is provided to accommodate varying thermal expansions.

When determining which foam tape is appropriate for your application, it's critical to pay particular attention to the individual qualities of each. Variations in foam tape densities, thicknesses, adhesive methods, and cell structure enable a wide range of applications. The success of your finished product is dependent on selecting the finest foam tape for your application.

Types of Foams Used for Tape

  • Open Cell Foam: Microcellular, Open Cell Sponge, Sponge Rubber, Felt, Melamine Foam, Polyimide Foam, Urethane Foam, Polyester Urethane (PU Ester), Polyether Urethane (PU Ether), Melamine Foam, Polyimide Foam
  • Closed Cell Foam: Cross-Linked PE Foam, EPDM Foam Blend, Cork, EVA Foam, Nitrile Sponge Blend, Silicone Foam, PVC Foam, Neoprene Sponge Blend
  • Solid Rubber: SBR, Butyl Rubber, Santoprene, EPDM Rubber, Silicone Rubber, Neoprene Rubber, and Buna Nitrile are all examples of natural rubber.