General Information

FlameShieldä Mil spec MIL-I-4852 Silicone Tape is a non-flammable self-extinguishing tape without an adhesive specifically designed for military, aviation, industrial & marine use.  MIL-I-46852 tape forms an excellent seal that is weather, water and air-tight when wrapped around electrical connections and connectors, wire & cable splices, hydraulic hose protection sleeves, duct, vent and metal chimney joints and other electro-mechanical devices.  The special silicone formulation of the MIL-I-46852 tape self-fuses (self-amalgamating) when stretched and over-wrapped.  Completely flexible at cold temperatures and can be used to +500ºF / +260ºC continuous exposure.  MIL-I-46852 tape does not support combustion and resists heat, flame, solder drips, slag, sparks, Ozone, UV light and contamination.  Can be wrapped over oily or wet surfaces and is an excellent emergency repair tape.  Used extensively as an aviation and avionics pure silicone tape for bundling wiring and protecting electrical connections and splices.
Easy & Clean to Use

FlameShield™  Silicone Tape incorporates a blue marking stripe along its center, making it easy to over-wrap at 50% when taping long lengths.  The triangular profile of the tape (thickest in the centre and reducing thickness towards each edge) ensures a smooth finish to the installation with minimum ridging.  Easy to remove with a sharp blade while curing or when completely cured and does not leave a gummy or sticky residue the way pressure sensitive adhesive tapes such as standard vinyl electrical tapes or duct tapes do.
FlameShield™
Silicone Tape is available
in a 1" / 25mm and
1.5" / 37mm width.
Each roll contains
432" / 36' / 10.9m of tape.
How to Install FlameShield™ Pure Silicone Tape

Lift off the end of the tape from its backing film and then hold the free end onto what the tape is being installed on.  With your other hand which is holding the remainder of the tape roll, moderately pull or stretch the tape while over-lapping the wrap.  The stretching action activates the special formulation of silicone rubber with the result of the tape self-binding / self-fusing to itself.
FlameShield™
Silicone Tape is
Self-Fusing / Self-Bonding
and non-flammable.
Highly Resistant to Harsh Environments

FlameShield™ Pure Silicone Tape resists fuels, oils, acids, solvents, UV, Ozone, high-heat, flame exposure, solder drips & sparks.  The proprietary silicone formulation provides optimal thermal dispersion (high thermal conductivity) and also gives this tape its iron-oxide red colour.
Fusing / Bonding Time

FlameShield™ Silicone Tape when over-wrapped under tension adheres to itself and fuses, forming a solid protective shield in 24 hours at room temperature or in just 4 hours at  +356ºF / +180ºC.  The tape starts to self-fuse / self-bond as it is used, and can be re-seated if necessary within a few seconds of over-wrapping.  After a few minutes it is usually necessary to remove the tape with a knife.
Many Practical Uses

FlameShield™ aviation silicone tape makes for easy hose and cable bundling, replacing tie-wraps.  Excellent for fixing leaks in piping and hoses.  Makes a good emergency fan belt.  Provides excellent weather protection for outdoor electrical and electronic connections. Great as a first-aid tape to hold splints & bandages in place.
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discounts when
purchasing 10 rolls
or more
What is Silicone?
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The proprietary silicone formulation provides optimal thermal dispersion & contains
no flammable dyes.

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Specifications & Standards

FlameShield™ Pure Silicone Tape meets many or all of the specifications of the following standards:
     MIL-I-46852, A-A-59163, ASTM D412, ASTM D 119,
     ASTM D150, ASTM D624, ASTM D2148, ASTM D2240.

FlameShield™ Pure Silicone Tape may also be certified to the following specifications upon request (fees apply):
     Commercial Specification A-A-59163 Type I & II  (Previously MIL-I-46852C Type I & II), Military Specification MIL-I-22444C,
     Underwriters Laboratories Inc UL-510, Boeing DMS2186 Type II, Lockheed Martin MMS J517 & 5-00857, Safe Flight 59562-5
     Systems & Electronics Inc ES7889, McDonnell Douglas Helicopter HS5215, General Dynamics P5384 Type II,
     General Electric A50A493 / A50E112 / P5384, Rohr RMS315, FAR 25.853, CSA 22.2, Premier Farnell Corp 810112
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Price for 1" wide .020" thick tape

Type I is $34.71 per roll
Type II is $33.80 per roll

Certification:
$6.00 per roll
$10.00 per lot / batch

Available in Oxide-Red and Black

Other width, thickness and colors available