What Is Vinyl Tape?


Quick Answer

Vinyl tape is a type of tape characterized by a vinyl backing that may be finished with one or more types of plastics and features a rubber adhesive. Vinyl tape is sometimes referred to as electrical tape due to its usefulness in electrical applications.

Continue Reading
Related Videos

Full Answer

Benefits of vinyl tape include strong adhesive properties, resistance to wear and abuse, flexibility and minimal residue when peeled from a surface. Vinyl tape comes in a wide array of colors, and in addition to being a versatile tool for making repairs and insulating electrical wiring, it is ideal for marking areas on a hard surface floor or wall, wrapping handles to create a grip, and labeling or color-coding wiring, cables and other objects.

Learn more about Building Materials

Related Questions