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Frequently asked questions about igus® Tribo Tape

It depends on the material but either 0.5mm thick or 1mm thick. This does not include the self adhesive backing. You need to take into account that these will be slightly thicker. 

The tape comes in 4 different materials. A160, B160, V400 and W160

Yes the A160 is FDA. It is blue in colour so is ideal for the food industry. 

Yes it can. It can be punched with special punching equipment. It can be cut with a stanley knife, lasered and machined. 

The edges can get slightly charred so bear that in mind but it doesn’t release any nasty chemicals when being lasered. 

The V400 tape is a high temperature tape, up to 200 degrees C long term. 

The B160 is black and is available in various widths and also as a self adhesive version. 

W160 is the white tribo tape. It comes in various widths and with the option of a self adhesive back. 

Yes of course! Please ring the office and discuss the application with them. They will be able to advise you on the best material for your application. They can then send out a sample. Alternatively, please  visit the website www.igus.co.uk to request the sample.