AMI-SIL® (AS) Tadpole Tape

AMI-SIL® (AS) heat resistant tadpole tape is the product of choice for gasketing applications in refractory applications. It provides continuous heat protection up to 1800°F (980°C). Thickness: .060″ wall

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  • Product Specs
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  • Data Sheets
Product TypeProduct NumberSeriesUnit of MeasureFabric TypeCont. Op. Temp.Nominal Wall Thickness of Bulb (inches)Nominal Overall Width (inches)Nominal Bulb Diameter (inches)Nominal Tail Thickness (inches)ConstructionStandard Put-up3rd Party Spec.Data Sheets
Tadpole 1"AS16-1000

AS

FT

AMI-SIL (Silica)

1800°F (980°C)

0.06

1

3/8 to 1 1/2

0.13

Jacket-Woven, Rope-Knitted

25 FT Lengths

USCG 164.009-5(F) Test for Incombustibility

Data Sheet
Tadpole 2"AS16-2000

AS

FT

AMI-SIL (Silica)

1800°F (980°C)

0.06

1-3/8, 2, 1, 1-1/2, 1-5/8, 1-3/4, 1-7/8, 2-1/4, 2-3/8, 2-3/4, 2-1/2, 1 1/4″, 3

3/8 to 1 1/2

0.13

Jacket-Woven, Rope-Knitted

25 FT Lengths

USCG 164.009-5(F) Test for Incombustibility

Data sheet
Tadpole 2-1/4"AS16-2250

AS

FT

AMI-SIL (Silica)

1800°F (980°C)

0.06

1-3/8, 2, 1, 1-1/2, 1-5/8, 1-3/4, 1-7/8, 2-1/4, 2-3/8, 2-3/4, 2-1/2, 1 1/4″, 3

3/8 to 1 1/2

0.13

Jacket-Woven, Rope-Knitted

25 FT Lengths

USCG 164.009-5(F) Test for Incombustibility

Data Sheet
Tadpole 1-1/4"AS16-1250

AS

FT

AMI-SIL (Silica)

1800°F (980°C)

0.06

1-3/8, 2, 1, 1-1/2, 1-5/8, 1-3/4, 1-7/8, 2-1/4, 2-3/8, 2-3/4, 2-1/2, 1 1/4″, 3

3/8 to 1 1/2

0.13

Jacket-Woven, Rope-Knitted

25 FT Lengths

USCG 164.009-5(F) Test for Incombustibility

Data Sheet
Tadpole 1-1/2"AS16-1500

AS

FT

AMI-SIL (Silica)

1800°F (980°C)

0.06

1-3/8, 2, 1, 1-1/2, 1-5/8, 1-3/4, 1-7/8, 2-1/4, 2-3/8, 2-3/4, 2-1/2, 1 1/4″, 3

3/8 to 1 1/2

0.13

Jacket-Woven, Rope-Knitted

25 FT Lengths

USCG 164.009-5(F) Test for Incombustibility

Data Sheet
Tadpole 1-3/4"AS16-1750

AS

FT

AMI-SIL (Silica)

1800°F (980°C)

0.06

1-3/8, 2, 1, 1-1/2, 1-5/8, 1-3/4, 1-7/8, 2-1/4, 2-3/8, 2-3/4, 2-1/2, 1 1/4″, 3

3/8 to 1 1/2

0.13

Jacket-Woven, Rope-Knitted

25 FT Lengths

USCG 164.009-5(F) Test for Incombustibility

Data Sheet
Tadpole 2-1/2"AS16-2500

AS

FT

AMI-SIL (Silica)

1800°F (980°C)

0.06

1-3/8, 2, 1, 1-1/2, 1-5/8, 1-3/4, 1-7/8, 2-1/4, 2-3/8, 2-3/4, 2-1/2, 1 1/4″, 3

3/8 to 1 1/2

0.13

Jacket-Woven, Rope-Knitted

25 FT Lengths

USCG 164.009-5(F) Test for Incombustibility

Data sheet
Tadpole 2-3/4"AS16-2750

AS

FT

AMI-SIL (Silica)

1800°F (980°C)

0.06

1-3/8, 2, 1, 1-1/2, 1-5/8, 1-3/4, 1-7/8, 2-1/4, 2-3/8, 2-3/4, 2-1/2, 1 1/4″, 3

3/8 to 1 1/2

0.13

Jacket-Woven, Rope-Knitted

25 FT Lengths

USCG 164.009-5(F) Test for Incombustibility

Data sheet
Tadpole 3"AS16-3000

AS

FT

AMI-SIL (Silica)

1800°F (980°C)

0.06

1-3/8, 2, 1, 1-1/2, 1-5/8, 1-3/4, 1-7/8, 2-1/4, 2-3/8, 2-3/4, 2-1/2, 1 1/4″, 3

3/8 to 1 1/2

0.13

Jacket-Woven, Rope-Knitted

25 FT Lengths

USCG 164.009-5(F) Test for Incombustibility

Data sheet

AMI-SILThe ultimate in ceramic-free high temperature protection!

Used for Welding/Cutting Protection, Molten Metal Splash Protection, Heat and Flame Shielding, Stress Relief, Insulation, Hose and Cable Protection, Emergency Fire Blankets, Tadpole Tapes, Oven Door Seals, Gasketing and more. AMI-SIL® is made of 96% silica, and does not contain asbestos or ceramic.

  • Continuous protection to 1800°F (980°C)
  • Melting point in excess of 3000°F (1650°C)
  • Minimum 96% amorphous silica content
  • Safe substitute for ceramic in refractory applications
  • Optimal choice for welding protection
  • Meets military specification MIL-C-24576
  • Flexible and chemical resistant
  • Low thermal conductivity
  • Low halogens and soluble chlorides
  • Aluminization process consists of an aluminized polyester film, which is added for reflective capabilities only
  • Available in natural

Products

Product NumberData Sheets
AS16-1000Data Sheet
AS16-2000Data sheet
AS16-2250Data Sheet
AS16-1250Data Sheet
AS16-1500Data Sheet
AS16-1750Data Sheet
AS16-2500Data sheet
AS16-2750Data sheet
AS16-3000Data sheet