Structural Spacer Tape

VK Series 

The VK Series Structural Spacer Tape is remarkably versatile, virtually indestructible, made in the U.S., and is available from Capital Tape in standard and non-standard widths.

Closed-Cell PVC Foam Glazing Tape
VK1810/VK1826 Structural Glazing Spacer Tape

Available in black or gray.

Capital Tape’s structural spacer tapes are used within curtain wall systems to provide security and a barrier between the glass and frame. When you’ve got a lot riding on the structural integrity of your project, you need a heavy density glazing tape from Capital Tape. The VK Series Glazing tape is very tough, very dense, and virtually invincible which makes it a perfect choice for:

  • Curtain wall structural silicone applications.
  • Any application that relies on costly, high-density urethane gasketing for spacing, vibration, dampening or cushioning.
  • Excellent adhesion to stainless steel, glass, aluminum, painted metal and vinyl.

Download the VK1810 / VK1826 Structural Glazing Tape data sheet (PDF)

DENSITY 19 lbs.
HARDNESS (Shore A) ASTM D-2240 65
Force to Compress (@ 25%) ASTM D-1667 15 psi
Compression Set (@ 10%) ASTM D-1667 2.5%
Water absorption (% by volume) CTP* 2.2
Dynamic Shear CTP* 60 psi
Dynamic Tensile CTP* 35 psi
Tensile Strength ASTM D-412 85 psi
Percent Elongation ASTM D-412 70%
Thermal Conductivity ASTM C-518 0.30

Recommended Service Temperature

-10°F to 200°F

-23°C to 100°C

Recommended Application Temperature 50°F to 110°F
10°C to 45°C
Fungi resistance
Oxidation resistance Good
Weather resistance Good

*CTP – Capital Tape Test Procedure

These are approximate values and do not constitute warranty that products are fit for a particular purpose. The customer is advised to fully determine the suitability of these products for his intended use. These products conform to published specifications, if any, and the products are merchantable. Test data contained herein is believed to be reliable but unless specifically stated are not to be taken as specifications for products.

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VK Series Structural Spacer Tape

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