ColorTape, Primer-Integrated Petrolatum Tape by Denso

Primer-Integrated Color Petrolatum Tape
Denso ColorTape
Grouped product items
Product Name Qty
Color Tape, Gray, 2" x 25' Rolls, 24 Rolls/Case, by Denso
Color Tape, Gray, 4" x 25' Rolls, 12 Rolls/Case, by Denso
Color Tape, Gray, 6" x 25' Rolls, 8 Rolls/Case, by Denso



Denso ColorTape is composed of a non-woven synthetic fabric carrier, fully impregnated with a stable pigmented petrolatum compound. Available in white, gray and blue (other colors available upon special order).


Denso ColorTapes are designed to withstand extreme temperature variations. Provides long term corrosion protection to wet or dry pipes, flanges, valves and related surfaces. It is specially stabilized and pigmented for use above ground where appearance is important.


• Does not require a primer
• Applied to marginally prepared surfaces (SSPC SP 2-3)
• Conforms to irregular shapes and profiles
• Can be applied to cold, wet surfaces
• Not effected by water, acid, salts or soil organics
• Encapsulation of lead paint
• Contains no solvents
• Easy application from arctic to tropical temperatures
• Ready for immediate service after application
• Meets AWWA C217 Standard
• Can be used above and below ground


Prepare surfaces by removing all loose scale, rust or other foreign matter in accordance to SSPC SP2 "Hand Tool Cleaning" or SP3 "Power Tool Cleaning". High pressure water wash of 3,000 - 7,000 psi is also suitable. Spirally wrap the tape with a minimum 1" overlap. For severely corrosive environments, a 55% overlap is recommended. While wrapping, press air pockets out and smooth all lap seams.

Irregular surfaces such as valves, flanges, etc. may require the use of Densyl Mastic or Denso Profiling Mastic. Refer to the product sheets for these specific products for information on application and selection.

Technical Data

Property SpecificationsEnglishMetric

Thickness (ASTM D1000)

  48 mils  1.2 mm avg.


0.255 lbs/ft 1.25 kg/m2 avg.

Breaking Strength (ASTM 1000)

22.5 lbf/in. 200 N/50 mm min.

Water Vapor Transmission
(ASTM E96 - 66 Procedure A)

0.006 perms avg.

Elongation @ Break

10% avg.

Breakdown Voltage (55% overlap)

16 kV min.

Resistance to Cathodic Disbonding
(ASTM G-8 - 30 days)

0.28 in2 avg.  180 mm2 avg.

Resistance to Acids, Alkalies and Salts


Maximum Service Temperature

140°F 60°C

Roll Width

2" to 12" 50 to 300 mm

Roll Length

25 ft  Excellent 7.5 m


White, Gray and Blue

Quantity Estimates

(all rolls are 25 ft in length)

Tape WidthRolls / CaseCoverage with
1" overlap
Coverage with
55% Overlap
2" 24 45 ft2/case 45 ft2/case
4" 12 74 ft2/case 45 ft2/case
 6" 8 83 ft2/case 45 ft2/case
8" 8 116 ft2/case 60 ft2/case
12" 4 91 ft2/case 45 ft2/case