EXPERT Tapes

EXPERT Tapes

Knauf Insulation EXPERT Tapes are specifically engineered and designed for general purpose seaming, patching and sealing to enhance appearance while maintaining vapor and moisture barrier integrity. Specially formulated for extreme climates, our tapes provide a functional, matching finish over a wide range of environmental conditions.

Product Characteristics

EXPERT ASJ+ Tape:

Application

Made for ASJ+ jacketed insulation products

  • It is essential with all pressure-sensitive tapes the application surface is clean, dry and free of grease and oil.
  • Bond strength is dependent upon the amount of adhesive-to-surface contact developed.
  • Note that different pressure, time and temperature on different (firm / rigid) surface achieves different performance.

Features

  • Specially formulated for extreme climates
  • Application temperature as low as 20ºF
  • Excellent adhesion and quick stick properties
  • High-strength reinforced facestock
  • Made in the USA

Benefits

  • Excellent bond to Earthwool ASJ+ facing and Lamtec WMP-ASJ
  • Excellent initial tack and long-term adhesion
  • Meets ASTM C-1136 Type I, Type II, Type III and Type IV
  • PSA complies with South Coast Air Quality Management District’s (SCAQMD) R ule 1168

Construction

Adhesive: Acrylic
Carrier: Polypropylene / Core / Scrim / Foil Laminate
Liner: 60# Densified Kraft
Width: 3 in. and 4 in.
Length: 150 feet

EXPERT ASJ Tape:

Application

Made for ASJ jacketed insulation products

  • It is essential with all pressure-sensitive tapes the application surface is clean, dry and free of grease and oil.
  • Bond strength is dependent upon the amount of adhesive-to-surface contact developed.
  • Note that different pressure, time and temperature on different (firm / rigid) surface achieves different performance.

Features

  • Specially formulated for extreme climates
  • Application temperature as low as 20ºF
  • Excellent adhesion and quick stick properties
  • High-strength reinforced facestock
  • Made in the USA

Benefits

  • Excellent bond to Lamtec ASJ 30J insulation facing
  • Excellent initial tack and long-term adhesion
  • Meets ASTM C-1136 Types I, II, III, IV
  • PSA complies with South Coast Air Quality Management District’s (SCAQMD) Rule 1168

Construction

Adhesive: Acrylic
Carrier: Aluminum Foil
Liner: 60# Densified Kraft
Width: 3 in. and 4 in.
Length: 150 feet

EXPERT FSK Tape:

Application

8 mil foil tape made for Foil Skrim Kraft (FSK) jacketed insulation products

  • Suitable for die-cut shapes, shielding, moisture and vapor barrier sealing components or lamination to insulation materials.
  • It is essential with all pressure-sensitive tapes the application surface is clean, dry and free of grease and oil.
  • Bond strength is dependent upon the amount of adhesive-to-surface contact developed.
  • Note that different pressure, time and temperature on different (firm / rigid) surface achieves different performance.

Features

  • Tri-directional 8 mil FSK facestock reinforces and seals
  • Foil laminate facing (FSK) is decaBDE-free
  • Specially formulated for extreme climates
  • Application temperature as low as 20ºF
  • High-strength reinforced facestock
  • Made in the USA

Benefits

Strong bond to a variety of substrates
• Excellent adhesion and quick stick properties
• Meets ASTM C-1136 Type II and Type IV
• PSA complies with South Coast Air Quality Management District’s (SCAQMD) Rule 1168

Construction

Adhesive: Acrylic
Carrier: Foil Laminate
Liner: 60# Densified Kraft
Width: 3 in. and 4 in.
Length: 150 feet

EXPERT 2 Mil Foil Tape:

Application

2 mil, (50 micron) high-strength aluminum foil made for Foil Scrim Kraft (FSK) faced insulation and sheet metal ducts

  • Provides an excellent seal at normal and elevated temperatures, up to 200ºF.
  • Primarily used for sealing fiberglass FSK products and sheet metal ducts.
  • It is essential with all pressure-sensitive tapes the application surface is clean, dry and free of grease and oil.
  • Bond strength is dependent upon the amount of adhesive-to-surface contact developed.
  • Note that different pressure, time and temperature on different (firm / rigid) surface achieves different performance.

Features

  • Dead soft aluminum foil
  • Excellent adhesion and quick stick properties
  • Specially formulated for extreme climates
  • Application temperature as low as 20º F
  • Made in the USA

Benefits

  • Conformability to curved surfaces
  • Strong bond to a variety of substrates
  • Meets Parts 2 and 5 of Annex 1 of the IMO FTP Code
  • Approved for use by the US Coast Guard in accordance with International Maritime Org. (IMO)A.653(16) and ISO 65659
  • PSA complies with South Coast Air Quality Management District’s (SCAQMD) Rule 1168

Construction

Adhesive: Acrylic
Carrier: Aluminum Foil
Liner: 60# Densified Kraft
Width: 3 in. and 4 in.
Length: 150 feet

All Tapes:

LEED® Point Contributor

  • Contributes to Energy Atmosphere (SA) Credit 1
  • Contributes to Indoor Environmental Quality (IEC) Credit 4.1

Storage

The shelf life of the product is two years when stored at 18-22°C / 64-72°F, 30-70% relative humidity and out of direct sunlight, in original packaging.