X-TREME TAPE

X-TREME TAPE

We are often asked questions about our X-TREME tape these are the most common and the answers. Q: How does X-TREME Tape work? A: X-TREME Tape is a self-fusing tape. Ingredients in the silicone cause it to permanently bond to itself when stretched or forced together. Q: How long does it take X-TREME Tape to fuse together? A: The tighter you stretch X-TREME Tape, the quicker it bonds. In most cases, X-TREME Tape bonds in just seconds and takes just a minute or two to become permanent.. Q: What is the shelf life? How do I store X-TREME Tape? A: For the longest shelf life, it should be kept at room temperature and away from direct light or heat. However, these factors only slightly alter the shelf life. Even when stored improperly, X-TREME Tape should last for many years. Q: How much X-TREME Tape should I use? A: When overlapping X-TREME Tape by one-half as directed, you will automatically be left with a “double wrap.” This is sufficient for most weatherproofing applications such as electrical wiring. However, when sealing leaks, the more you use, the stronger the seal will be. Typically 3 to 5 layers thick and 3 to 5 inches to both sides of a damaged hose should repair most leaks. Additional layers may be necessary. Q: Does the surface of my project have to be clean? A: No. X-TREME Tape does not stick to the surface of a project, and therefore it does not matter whether the surface is clean or dirty. As long as you can overlap X-TREME Tape onto itself, it will work, even if...