Splicing Tape suits underground electrical applications.

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Combining thermoplastic rubber with butyl rubber sealant, FSTW Tape provides complete rejacketing solution in one pass and delivers submersible watertight seal. With 50 mil thickness, FSTW offers puncture protection. It is available in point-of-purchase packages of five 4 ft rolls or bulk packaging of twelve 6 ft rolls. Tape is suited for repairing cable jackets, sealing low voltage splices, and rejacketing of medium voltage cable splices.



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Splicing Tape for Underground and Submersible Electrical Applications



Retail and Bulk Packaging Available

HARRISBURG, Pa. - July 11, 2007 - Fast Splicing Tape Wrap (FSTW) is the newest addition to the cable jacketing and repair family of products from Tyco Electronics. FSTW is a thermoplastic rubber tape combined with a butyl rubber sealant especially formulated for underground applications. FSTW is ideal for repairing cable jackets, sealing low voltage splices, and rejacketing of medium voltage cable splices.

FSTW provides a complete rejacketing solution in one pass which saves both time and money. The tape also provides a complete, submersible watertight seal. With a 50 mil thickness, FSTW provides tough puncture protection and is easy remove.

FSTW has been added to Tyco Electronics Energy Division's commercial products merchandising program and is available in point-of-purchase packages of five four-foot rolls or bulk packaging of twelve six-foot rolls.

This program is open to all electrical distributors and features lines such as Raychem, AMP, Buchanan, and ALR. Visit energy.tycoelectronics.com/commercialproducts for more information. Point-of-purchase merchandising displays are available for electrical distributors. Please contact Mike Martini at 919-557-8465.

For more information on FSTW, visit the product page on the web at energy.tycoelectronics.com/fstw or contact Inside Sales at 800.327.6996 or email naenergy@tycoelectronics.com.

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