APPAREL: A.F.I.’s Seam Tapes are utilized in a variety of seam sealing applications. Depending on the end use application, the tape may consist of one, two or more layers. The most common use for our seam tape is to seal a sewn seam—making it waterproof. Many of A.F.I.’s seam tape products may be color matched for a more finished appearance!
FOOTWEAR: to waterproof seams in booties and inserts; ski boot bladders; hiking boots; and military footwear. The tape may be two or three layers depending on the substrate being sealed and the intended end use.
FIRE PROTECTION / EMS: Seam tape is used over the sewn seams to prevent water from penetrating the seam. We have tapes that are able to withstand extremely high heat and moisture—as well as offer resistance to blood-borne pathogens.
MILITARY: All A.F.I. seam tapes meet or exceed the Mil Spec requirement for the specific application. Some of the current uses of seam tape in the Military are: ECWAC Jackets, Tents, Boots, Ponchos, Fire Suits, Flight Jackets, Medical Gowns, Protective / Chemical Suits.
TENTS: Critical areas of application would be to seal the sewn seam of the tent floor to ensure waterproofing and the fly opening.
CHEMICAL PROTECTION: A.F.I.'s seam tapes have a high resistance to chemicals and other toxic or corrosive substances. The tapes are used to seal the seams in these protective garments. Depending on the end-use requirements, the tape is applied to either the outside seam or the inside seam.
AUTOMOTIVE: A.F.I.’s tapes can be used to seal the sewn seams in the seats, head and arm rests to prevent the interior foam from passing through the stitch holes. Our seam tapes can also be used to seal the seams of a convertible top or an air bag.
A.F.I.’s Seam Tape adhesive films are utilized in a variety of seam applications. Depending on the end use application, the tape may consist of two or more layers. The most common use for our tape adhesive films is to seal a sewn seam. Many of A.F.I.’s tape products may be color matched for a more finished appearance!
FILTERS, WET SUITS and DRY SUITS.
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