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3M Scotch® 23 Rubber Splicing Tape

3M™ Scotch® Rubber Splicing Tape 23 is a highly conformable, self-fusing EPR (Ethylene Propylene Rubber) based, high voltage splicing tape. It is a non-vulcanizing, shelf-stable tape with excellent electrical properties. Scotch® Tape 23 can be used as an insulation for low-voltage application as well as an insulation for splices up to 69,000 volts.

Operating Temparature: 130°C

Thickness: 0.75 mm

Voltage: 69Kv

Size: 19 mm, 25 mm, 38 mm, 50 mm

Thermal conductivity: 1208 Btu (hr)(sq ft)

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Key Highlights

Key Features

  • Can be used to splice and terminate cables whose emergency overload temperatures can reach 266°F (130°C)
  • Based on Ethylene Propylene Rubber (EPR)
  • Physical and electrical properties are unaffected by the degree of stretch.
  • Self-fusing tape.
  • Excellent electrical properties.
  • A special polyester liner which will not stick to the tape upon unwind.
  • Compatible with all solid dielectric cable Insulation.
  • Polyethylene (high and low density)
  • Cross-linked Polyethylene (XLP)
  • Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
  • Butyl Rubber.
  • Ethylene Propylene Rubber (PVC)
  • Oil-based rubber.


  • Primary electrical insulation for splicing cable from 600 volts through 69,000 volts on all solid dielectric cables.
  • Primary insulation for building stress cones on cables up to 35,000 volts on all solid dielectric cables.
  • Jacketing on high-voltage splices and terminations.
  • Moisture sealing electrical connections.
  • Bus bar insulations.
  • End sealing high-voltage cables 1.