Self-fusing Silicone Tape creates instant waterproof seal.

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Providing permanent solution for variety of automotive and general repair applications, Permatex Self-fusing Silicone Tape bonds to itself and instantly creates airtight, waterproof seal, which can be used for hoses, pipes, cables, wiring, and electrical connections. Tape has tensile strength of 700 psi for use on pressurized hoses, is heat-resistant to 400°F, insulates electric wires up to 400 V, and withstands salt, acids, and solvents such as gasoline.



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Permatex® Self-fusing Silicone Tape Creates Instant Waterproof Seal



- New innovative repair tape delivers a permanent solution for all-purpose repairs -



Hartford, CT– Permatex, a leading innovator in chemical technology for automotive maintenance and repair, has introduced Permatex Self-fusing Silicone Tape (P/N 82112) for use in a wide variety of automotive and general repair applications. This fast acting tape bonds to itself and instantly creates an airtight, waterproof seal, which can be used for quick and secure repairs on hoses, pipes, cables, wiring, electrical connections, and more.



Designed to create an extremely tight seal, Permatex Self-fusing Silicone Tape is ideal for application areas that may become wet or are in contact with running water. In addition to waterproofing, the tape has a tensile strength of 700 psi for use on pressurized hoses, is heat resistant to 400° F, insulates electric wires up to 400V, and withstands salt, acids, and solvents such as gasoline.



Editor note: Permatex had developed a brief educational video that demonstrates the tape’s performance and shows customers how to use it in a variety of repairs.



The video can be viewed at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2JqXiL4Lww



Permatex Self-fusing Silicone Tape can be used in place of duct and electrical tape. It is an ideal solution to quick home repairs on applications such as connector hoses, electrical connections, emergency fuel or water leaks, video and audio cables, piping, and wiring insulation. It can also be used to wrap tool handles for a better grip.



A single package contains one roll of black tape measuring 1 in. x 10 ft. (2.54cm x 3.048m).



For more information, visit www.permatex.com.



Permatex is a leading manufacturer, distributor, and marketer of premium chemical products to the automotive maintenance and repair markets. Since 1909, Permatex has been an acknowledged leader in the development of innovative new products and services for the automotive aftermarket. Permatex markets a wide range of products under well-known ITW brand names such as Permatex®, Fast Orange®, Spray Nine®, the Right Stuff®, Gel Twist®, Ultra Bond® and Dr. Bond®, Ultra Cherry®, and Grez-Off®.



Permatex currently operates in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the U.K. and exports products to more than 85 countries around the world. North American operations include Permatex’s headquarters in Hartford, CT, a state-of-the-art manufacturing, distribution, and technical center located in Solon, OH.



Permatex is a division of ITW (Illinois Tool Works Inc.), a US based, NYSE listed corporation, founded in 1912. ITW is a Fortune 200 diversified manufacturing company.












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