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Plumber's Tape

From the most common to the Ultimate in duct tape, PlumbingSupply.com® is your source for all types of plumbing tapes, thread compounds, Plumber's Goop brand plumbing adhesive/sealant and Super Lube plumbing lubricant. We have a great selection of plumbing-related tools, too!

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PTFE Thread Sealing Tape - Plumber's Tape

PTFE thread sealing tape

This is quality PTFE Thread sealing tape, compliant with federal specification MIL-T-27730A. Don't be fooled by our low prices... Some places charge much more for the same thing!

It is also popularly but incorrectly called Teflon® tape in spite of DuPont, the holder of that trademark which no longer manufactures any thread seal tape.

Typically our PTFE Tape is wrapped clock-wise around plastic, brass, aluminum, stainless-steel, galvanized steel or black nipple/pipe's threads at least three times and it helps to provide a strong tight seal for threaded joints.

  • Thickness: 3.5 mil - Density: 0.4

Length Price & Quantity
Each 10 Rolls 50 Rolls 100 Rolls
1/2" x 260" $0.79 $7.10 $32.00 $58.00
1/2" x 520" $0.99 $8.90 $39.50 $69.00
3/4" x 520" $1.19 $10.40 $44.00 $78.00
One roll of the 1/2" x 260" free with any purchase - just check this box

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GRAY Stainless Steel PTFE Thread Sealing Tape

Gray stainless steel PTFE tape
High quality, thicker and heavier than normal PTFE thread sealing tape. The nickel gray pigment color is added to distinguish it from normal white PTFE tape. Recommended for all stainless steel pipe and fittings. Helps prevent pipe and fittings from corrosion, seizing, or galling. Galling is the transfer of metal from one surface to another creating lumps or protrusions above the original surface of the metal. Galling can be caused by sliding and contact friction of the threads during installation. This Gray Stainless Steel PTFE thread sealing tape works extremely well with coarse stainless steel threads as well as brass, galvanized steel or black steel pipe and fittings.
  • Temperature Range: -450°F. to +550°F
  • Thickness: 4 mil - Density: 1.2
  • EXCEEDS federal specification MIL-T-27730A
  • Proudly made in the USA USA flag button

Length Price & Quantity
Each 10 Rolls 50 Rolls 100 Rolls
1/2" x 260" $2.79 $26.50 $124.50 $229.00

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Yellow High Density Gas Line PTFE Thread Seal Tape

Yellow gas line PTFE tape
Recommended for gas lines of all types; Natural Gas, Propane (LPG), or Butane. Color coded yellow to signify it is heavier and thicker than standard white PTFE thread sealing tape. This Yellow PTFE thread seal tape meets gas company standards and ensures leak free joints.
  • Temperature Range: -450°F. to +550°F
  • Thickness: 4 mil - Density: 0.9
  • EXCEEDS federal specification MIL-T-27730A/li>

Length Price & Quantity
Each 10 Rolls 50 Rolls 100 Rolls
1/2" x 260" $1.59 $14.50 $68.50 $107.00

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PTFE Thread Sealing Valve Stem Packing String

PTFE valve stem packing string
Description Price & Quantity
3/32" round x 21 inches long $0.79
3/32" round x 20 feet long $6.99

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"In the long run, all solutions are temporary, so go ahead and use duct tape." - Garrison Keillor


"The Ultimate" Duct Tape

We call it the Rolls Royce of duct tape

Ultimate duct tape
Ultimate duct tape features:
  • Outdoor exterior grade rated duct tape
  • Strong and excellent UV resistance
  • Fantastic adhesion with minimum residue
  • Non-reflective, vinyl coated, black color, 13 mils thick
  • Used in the film and music industry for laying cords on the ground
  • Highly conformable to irregular surfaces - smooth and easy to unwind
  • Only has 4% elongation (standard duct tape has about 10-12% elongation)
  • Use it to fix shoes, binders, bus seats - fix most anything that a top quality duct tape could fix, and is even great for repairing book bindings
  • It's much better than any brand of "regular" duct tape
  • Used by Karate studios to fix mats on the ground
  • Hand tearable (yet strong) - no knife or scissors needed
  • Once you buy this ultimate duct tape you'll come back to buy more!
  • For line sets, whips, and exposed metal duct systems - can connect foam insulation
  • Moisture and dust sealing
  • Meets A-A-1586 standards - PC-628
  • 2" wide x 180 feet (60 yds)
  • Proudly made in the USA USA flag button

Black "Ultimate" Duct Tape = $22.98

If you don't think it's the best duct tape you've ever used, just send back the roll (you can use up to 2yds), and we'll refund the money on the whole roll (less shipping).

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Silver Foil Tape - Aluminum Metal Tape

Aluminum metal foil tape
Aluminum Metal tape features:
  • Reflective wrap for high heat areas such as boiler rooms, engine supports and insulation blankets
  • Protects parts and surfaces from heat, flame, dust, water and chemical damage
  • Can be used in most weather conditions and at a wide variety of temperatures
  • Heat and light reflective tape protects, insulates and enhances lighting efficiency
  • Aluminum foil backing with high temperature silicone adhesive
  • Rated for temperatures between 20° - 150°
  • Proudly made in the USA USA flag button

Description Price & Quantity
2" x 10yds - 2mil thick $3.99
2" x 50yds - 2mil thick $8.98

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Plumber's Strapping Tape - Also called: Plumbing Tape, Strapping Tape, and Strapping Iron

galvanized strapping tapeGalvanized
copper strapping tapeCopper
plastic strapping tapePlastic

Holes are evenly spaced - Proudly made in the USA USA flag button

Description Price & Quantity
Galvanized Steel Plumber's Tape - Regular
28 gauge, 3/4" x 10' Roll
$0.99
Galvanized Steel Plumber's Tape - Heavy Duty
22 gauge, 3/4" x 10' Roll
$1.49
Galvanized Steel Plumber's Tape - Heavy Duty & Extra Wide
18 gauge, 1-1/2" x 10' Roll
$5.99
Copper Plated Plumber's Tape - 3/4" x 10' Roll $3.98
Plastic Plumber's Tape - 3/4" x 10' Roll $0.99
Plastic Plumber's Tape - 3/4" x 100' Roll $11.54

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Pipe Wrap Tape

PVC pipe wrapping tape
Aluminum Metal tape features:
  • Resists corrosive action by salt water, soil acids, alkalies and salts
  • Prevents dielectric corrosion between buried steel pipe and soil minerals
  • Ideal for wrapping joints, and pipe wrench nicks on underground gas pipe installations
  • Corrosion protection for metal piping systems above and below ground
  • Resists the effects of outdoor weathering and sunlight exposure
  • Highly conformable over a wide temperature range
  • 10 or 20 Mil thickness tape options
  • Made from PVC

Description Price & Quantity
10 Mil Thickness - 1" x 100' Pipe Wrap $4.95
20 Mil Thickness - 1" x 100' Pipe Wrap $8.95

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"Caution" Ribbon Tape

caution ribbon
Caution ribbon tape features:
  • Essential safety tool for contractors, utility, maintenance, asphalt/concrete, public safety jobs or use as Halloween decorations
  • Bright yellow color alerts to danger or off limits
  • Highly visible bold black print on bright yellow background
  • The word "CAUTION" printed approximately every 12 inches apart
  • 4 mil polyethylene barrier ribbon
  • UV resistant and to averse weather conditions
  • Non-adhesive

Description Price & Quantity
3" x 300' $8.87
3" x 1000' $14.27

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Rescue Tape Self-Fusing Silicone Repair Tape

Silicone repair tape
Silicone repair tape features:
  • Self-fusing silicone material sticks only to itself - no sticky residue!
  • Stretch and wrap to activate
  • Remove by cutting with scissors or utility knife
  • Great for most leaky hoses, pipes, tubing, lines and fittings
  • Works over wet, dirty or oily surfaces
  • Available in a variety of colors

Description Price & Quantity
1" x 12' Silicone Repair Tape - Black $9.49
1" x 12' Silicone Repair Tape - Blue $9.48
1" x 12' Silicone Repair Tape - Clear $9.46
1" x 12' Silicone Repair Tape - Green $9.47
1" x 12' Silicone Repair Tape - Orange $9.50
1" x 12' Silicone Repair Tape - Red $9.51
1" x 12' Silicone Repair Tape - White $9.49
1" x 12' Silicone Repair Tape - Yellow $9.51

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Vinyl Electrical Tape

vinyle electrical tape
Vinyl electrical tape features:
  • A terrific general purpose insulating tape
  • Designed for up to 600V
  • Temperatures up to 176°F (80°C)
  • 3/4" x 60' x 7 mil thickness
  • UL listed
  • NOTE: color will vary from black, red & blue

Vinyl Electrical Tape = $1.49

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. "Can PTFE thread sealing tape be used in all applications?"
A. Per Wikipedia: "Overuse or misapplication of thread tape may be a hazard. Excess application of PTFE tape can prevent mating threads from fully engaging, reducing the shear point of the threads. Combining thread-seal tape with a pipe dope compound can also overload threads. Also, internal overhangs of loose material may constrict a joint or slough off and form a foreign body that could jam a valve seat.. Therefore, use of PTFE tape as a thread sealant is generally not considered appropriate in fluid power (hydraulic) systems.

Q. "Any tips on using PTFE thread sealing tape?"
A. First, with plastics try to avoid using a female threaded adapter because it is very easy to split when over tightened (with thread sealing tape it is easy to over tighten). Wrap your PTFE thread sealing tape "with" the treads - that is... pipe in left hand, PTFE thread sealing tape right, roll on clock-wise. Generally at least 3 times. Sometimes adding thin coating of a good quality thread compound on top of the PTFE thread sealing tape helps seal joints even better. Caution: Do not over apply, excessive tape may actually weaken the connection.

Q. "I don't see where you offer Teflon® tape. Where do you have it listed?"
A. That's because it's not available anywhere as the owners (DuPont) of the name "Teflon®" no longer make it. If any supplier offers to sell you "Teflon® Tape" when you need thread sealing tape they are mistaken/wrong in using the word "Teflon®" or (hopefully not) are intentionally trying to mislead you as you should be aware that no plumber (thread sealing) tape is authorized by DuPont to be sold as "Teflon® Tape." Therefore, we offer PTFE thread sealing tape instead. PTFE is the abbreviation for the chemical composition poly-tetra-fluoro-ethylene. PTFE is a heat resistant, non-sticking, chemical and corrosion resistant film cut into these widths and lengths for the purpose of sealing pipe threads. The tape we offer might not contain any actual DuPont brand products in its composition.

Q. "How many wraps of Pipe wrap tape do I need to use for my buried gas pipe?"
A. Most codes require 40 mil protection and so, depending on the thickness of your tape, you will need to apply several layers of tape to the entire length of your pipe that is going to be buried. We do recommend that you check your local codes to make sure you have the most up-to-date information on codes. Also, make sure that you wrap any place where the epoxy has been chipped by the pipe vice or pipe wrench as this will corrode quickly if you don't.


Please note: While we strive to ensure every product we label as "Made in the USA" really is 100% made in the USA, it is also important to understand that sometimes manufacturers make changes to their products, or for various reasons may receive components or materials that they would normally purchase domestically from an overseas supplier - and they don't necessarily let distributors (like us!) know that they've changed something about the product or where it is manufactured.

If you receive a product that PlumbingSupply.com® says is "Made in the USA" and the product states it was manufactured elsewhere, please contact us. We will happily replace or refund your purchase to your satisfaction.


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