Specification

Technical Data and Specification

Argweld® Weld Backing Tape® consists of a high temperature heat resistant adhesive aluminium backing foil of 76 mm (3") wide with a heat resistant band of woven glass fibre cloth 25 mm (1") wide in the centre.

The carrier tape is coated on one side with non-contaminating, non-toxic adhesive that bonds the glass fibre backing strip firmly to the metal joint to be welded.

The glass fibre cloth has a weight of 1000 grams per square metre.

Argweld® Weld Backing Tape® is available in three grades:

 

Low Current Grade 80 amps (ABT0004)05W-WeldBackingTape



• 1.5 mm (1/16") thick fibre glass band.

• Typically for welding up to 80 amps with TIG/GTAW.

• Will weld materials up to 1.6 mm (1/16") thick.

• Tungsten electrode diameter of 1.6 mm (1/16").

• Welding speed of 600 mm/min (24"/min).

• Supplied in rolls of 25 metres (80") length.





 

Medium Current Grade 160 amps (ABT0005)06W-WeldBackingTape



• 2.5 mm (1/10") thick fibre glass band.

• Typically for welding up to 160 amps with TIG/GTAW.

• Will weld materials up to 6 mm (1/4") thick.

• Tungsten Electrode diameter of 1.6 or 2.4 mm (1/16th or 3/32").

• Welding speed of 500 mm/min (20"/min).

• Supplied in rolls of 12.5 metres (40") length.





 

High Current Grade 240 amps (ABT0006)07W-WeldBackingTape


• 3 mm (1/8") thick fibre glass band.


• Typically for welding up to 240 amps with TIG/GTAW.

• Will weld materials up to 10 mm (1/2") thick.

• Tungsten Electrode diameter of 2.4 mm or 3.2 mm (3/32" or 1/8").

• Welding speed of 450 mm/min (18"/min).

• Supplied in rolls of 12.5 metres (40") length.






 

SUPER Heavy Amperage 600 amps (ABT0007)16W WeldBackingTape

• Comprising 76 mm (3") adhesive heat resistant aluminium tape with 25 mm (1") wide (thick weave) glass fibre tape in the centre.

• Will weld materials up to 10 mm (1/2") thick.

• Roll length is 12.5 metres (40 ft).

• Nett Weight 1.2 kgs.

• Gross weight 1.4 kgs and Volumetric weight 1.4 kgs








 

Argweld® Aluminium Weld Purge Tape®14W-WeldBackingTape



If lengths need to be joined, rolls of compatible Argweld® Aluminium Weld Purge Tape® with integral non-contaminating adhesive are available from Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® or from your nearest Distributor.

Argweld® Aluminium Weld Purge Tape® consists of a high temperature heat resistant adhesive aluminium backing foil of 51 mm (2") wide without a heat resistant band of woven glass fibre cloth in the centre.

Supplied in rolls of 45 metres length.







 

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