Hot Applied Tape

Tapecoat 20® 

Tapecoat 20 is a hot-applied 58 mil coal tar tape for ambient temperature below grade application. Tapecoat 20 is designed to protect buried metal surfaces from underground corrosion and electrolysis. These surfaces include coating pipe, girth welds, fittings, couplings, tanks, cable, conduit, and tie rods. Tapecoat 20 is resistant to thermal expansion, impact and abrasion. Scroll down for more information about this innovative product. Apply with the use of a propane torch or other suitable heating device. Appropriate for coating welded girth welds, bends, tees and reconditioning. Companion primer: TC OMNIPRIME.
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TC Omniprime is a universal, solvent-based primer that meets 1996 federal standards for health and environmental safety, while demonstrating tough field-applied performance. This versatile primer can be used with cold or hot applied tapes and heat shrinkable sleeves for the corrosion protection of metal surfaces such as pipes, valves and fittings. Successful laboratory and field testing show TC Omniprime, with an Oxsol 100 solvent base, meets or exceeds performance criteria for previous Tapecoat primers and pending government air pollution regulations.

Tapecoat TC® Omniprime is a liquid primer containing no known carcinogens, no hazardous air pollutants (HAP), compliant with all state and US federal volatile organic compound (VOC) regulations. Requires no Red Label Hazard warning for storage. This primer can be used with all TAPECOAT cold and hot-applied bonded tape systems, and with TAPECOAT 6025 high temperature tape when operating temperatures do not exceed 180° F.

TC OMNIPRIME can be used as an optional liquid primer on Tapecoat Gray, integrated primer cold applied tape series. Containing a non-leachable chloride TC OMNIPRIME is appropriate for use on stainless steel applicants.



TC Omniprime Datasheet (.pdf)