EV 097B



EV 97 BLK Premium Grade, UL Listed, Black Electrical Tape

General purpose grade flatback paper tape used for hand and machine carton sealing, as well as splicing and general purpose packaging, binding, holding, tabbing, reinforcing, banding and patching applications. Constructed with an aggressive adhesive that offers excellent holding power and a strong, flexible kraft backing, FP 97 meets FDA specifications for indirect food contact.

Typical Applications

For primary insulation of electrical splices up to 600 V, Also used as a jacketing on high voltage splices and repairs, Can be used when wrapping wire harnesses and cables, For indoor and outdoor use.

Features & Benefits

  • 8.5 mil, premium grade electrical tape
  • UL Listed
  • CSA Approved
  • All-weather performance
  • Highly conformable
  • High tensile strength
  • Hand-tearable
  • Lead free
  • Flame retardant
  • High performance in a wide temperature range


Thickness8.5 mils
Tensile (Breaking Strength)26 lbs/in width
Applicable StandardsUL Listed, CSA 22.2
Temperature Range0 F - 220 F
Backing MaterialPolymeric polyvinylchloride (PVC)
AdhesiveNon-corrosive, rubber-based
Adhesion to Stainless Steel28 oz/in width