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Ultimate Guide to Shurtape® HVAC Applications: Reliable Solutions for Every Job

Introduction:

In the HVAC industry, ensuring airtight bonds on joints and seams is paramount. This need for reliability has driven many professionals to trust Shurtape® products, known for their superior quality and performance. In this blog, we’ll explore the wide range of Shurtape HVAC tapes, delving into their applications, benefits, and unique features. Additionally, we’ll examine the innovative BR Code™ by Duck Pro® and its numerous use cases, enhancing job site efficiency through scannable solutions.

Overview of Shurtape HVAC Products:

Shurtape offers a comprehensive lineup of HVAC tapes designed to meet the stringent demands of the industry. Each tape is engineered for specific applications, ensuring that you have the right solution for every job. Here’s an overview of some of the key products:

  • Cloth & Duct Tapes:
    • PC 857: UL 181B-FX Listed cloth duct tape for sealing, seaming, and joining Class 1 Flex Duct. Known for its high holding power and superior shear strength. Discover more about the importance of using high-quality tapes on HVAC.com.
    • SF 682 & SF 683: ShurFLEX® metalized cloth duct tapes, available in non-printed (SF 682) and printed (SF 683) versions, ideal for airtight and moisture-free sealing of sheet metal and flex duct.
  • Duck Pro® by Shurtape® Duct Tapes:
    • PC 609 & PC 621: Professional-grade, co-extruded cloth duct tapes designed for demanding HVAC applications. PC 609 offers aggressive adhesion and conformability, while PC 621 is noted for its easy-to-use, high-performance characteristics. For a deeper dive into duct tape applications, visit The HVAC Guide.
  • Foil & Film Tapes:
    • AF 099 & AF 100: UL 181A-P/B-FX Listed aluminum foil tapes for joining and sealing joints on rigid fiberglass ductboard and flexible air duct. They form airtight bonds even in extreme temperatures and humid conditions. For more on how foil tapes can enhance HVAC efficiency, check out Building Services News.
    • SF 685 & SF 686: ShurMASTIC® butyl foil tapes designed for sealing Class 1 Flex Duct and sheet metal, providing permanent, airtight seals suitable for subgrade applications.
  • Electrical Tapes:

    EV 57B/C, EV 77B/C & EV 97B: General purpose, professional, and premium grade vinyl insulation tapes, respectively. These tapes are UL Listed and CSA Approved, making them ideal for various electrical and mechanical applications. To understand the significance of electrical tape in HVAC systems, explore Plumbing and HVAC.

  • Cold Temperature Tapes:
    • AF 914CT & AF 975CT: Aluminum foil tapes designed for use in cold temperatures, providing airtight seals for aluminum-backed insulation and metal ductwork. Learn more about cold temperature tapes and their applications at Contractor Magazine.

Characteristics and Benefits of Shurtape HVAC Tapes

Shurtape HVAC tapes are designed to deliver full-system closure, preventing air leaks and ensuring the efficiency of HVAC systems. Here are some key characteristics: