3M Scotch 2242 Linerless Electrical Rubber Splicing Tape

By Jonny Hewitt on 31st July, 2012

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3M Scotch 2242 Linerless Electrical Rubber Tape is used for all-voltage cable splicing, cable jacketing and general insulating. Scotch 2242 Electrical Tape is an economical, general purpose, rubber tape. The tape is a highly conformable, linerless EPR (Ethylene Propylene Rubber) based electrical insulating tape.

The tape is designed for use in splicing and terminating wires and cables rated up to 90°C. The tape will meet industry specifications for flame retardance and has the necessary physical and electrical properties to provide immediate moisture seals and void–free buildup.

3M Scotch 2242 Product Applications

  • Primary insulation for cable splices and terminations
  • Moisture–sealing and insulating electrical connections
  • Bus bar insulation
  • Moisture–sealing of cable ends
  • Motor leads
  • Wire and cable jacket repair
3M Scotch 2242 Physical Properties
Color  Black


ASTM D–4325

 30 mils

 (0.762 mm) 

Tensile Strength

ASTM D–4325

 250 psi

(1.72 MPa) 

Ultimate Elongation

ASTM D–4325

1000 %

Operating Temperature

 ASTM D–4388



Emergency Overload

ASTM D–4388



Thermal Resistivity

3M Transient



Ozone Resistance

ASTM D–4388



Category:  3M Scotch Tapes

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