There are mainly two types of Teflon tape products: pure Teflon tape and Teflon coated fiberglass tape, which are very easily mixed. These two tapes have similar characteristics, but still some differences.
Teflon tape can be sorted into two categories according to the base material, one is the fiberglass fabric and the other one is Teflon film, customers are confusing when purchasing, the detailed difference is as follows:
Different surface: Teflon coated fiberglass tape is smooth with release liner or not, and the woven lines of fiberglass is visible ; Pure Teflon tape is smooth, without woven lines.
Different strength: the tensile strength of Teflon coated fiberglass tape is higher than pure Teflon tape.
Different specifications: Teflon coated fiberglass tape with the normal thickness of 0.13mm, 0.18mm, 0.25mm & 0.3mm, and the width of 1000mm, 1250mm are widely used; pure Teflon tapes are thinner with normal thickness 0.04mm, 0.06mm, 0.08mm, 0.13mm & 0.18mm, and the normal width of 300mm.