TRENTON #1 Wax-Tape

For Underground Applications

Trenton #1 Wax-Tape prevents corrosion on underground pipe, including wet and irregular surfaces. It requires no waiting time or drying time, can be backfilled immediately, and supports cathodic protection. Trenton #1 Wax-Tape is user friendly, contains no VOCs, is non-toxic, non-hazardous and non-carcinogenic. It provides excellent protection for a variety of applications, including couplings, valves, fittings, weld cutbacks and cadwelds.
Trenton #1 Wax-Tape is easily applied to small and large valves and bolts and provides long lasting protection.

#1 Wax-Tape is used in the water industry and conforms to AWWA Standard C217.

Rehabilitation and repair of coatings is made easy because of minimal surface preparation, compatibility with other coatings, and immediate backfill.

The #1 Wax-Tape conforms to all types of fittings and irregular surfaces. It can also be applied to wet surfaces.

#1 Wax-Tape is provided in conveniently sized coreless rolls. Various widths and lengths are available.

  • Description: #1 Wax-Tape is a plastic-fiber felt, saturated with a blend of microcrystalline waxes, plasticizers and corrosion inhibitors, forming a tape wrapper. Ideal because of its excellent conformability over irregular surfaces.
  • End Use: For application on below ground metal surfaces, pipe or fittings to prevent corrosion.
  • Packaging: In rolls 4in. and 6 in. widths by 9ft. length. Special widths and lengths are available.

Advantages

  • Conforms to irregular shapes
  • Can be applied over wet surfaces
  • Superior wetting and adhesion properties
  • Composed of inert materials
  • Self-sealing lap seams
  • No drying or curing time before backfilling
  • Can be applied at low temperatures
  • Ideal where only minimal surface preparation is possible
  • Easily removable for temporary installations and for examination of metal surface
  • Easy clean-up with towel and hand cleaner

Specifications
Color Brown
Saturant pour point 115° -125° F
Thickness 70-90 mils
Dielectric strength 170 volts-mil

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Quantity Requirements

Pipe
Size
Tape
Width
Sq. Yards/100 ft.
1"overlap 55%overlap
Gallons of Wax-Tape
Primer/100ft.
2" 4" 8 14 .5
4" 4" 17 28 1.0
6" 4" 26 42 1.5
8" 4" 35 56 2.0
10" 6" 38 70 2.5
12" 6" 46 84 3.25
14" 6" 54 98 3.75
16" 6" 62 112 4.25
18" 6" 69 126 4.75
20" 6" 77 140 5.25
22" 6" 85 154 5.75
24" 6" 92 168 6.25

Application Video:

Northtown Company - 5202 Argosy Ave., Huntington Beach, CA 92649 - Phone: 714-897-0700 - Fax: 714-897-0600