Pentair Thermal Management Becomes nVent
- A New Opportunity to Spark Innovation

Your trusted brands RAYCHEM, TRACER, NUHEAT, PYROTENAX and TraceTek are now part of nVent Thermal Management.

The new company website is in development and will be launched in January 2019. Until then, we are happy to serve your information needs through our current website.

For more information on nVent:
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Visit nVent.com
(currently English only)



The nVent RAYCHEM AT-180 is a 180ft (55m) roll of aluminum tape for attaching heating cables and thermostat sensors to pipes and tanks.

Relevant applications include:

  • process temperature maintenance
  • pipe freeze protection
  • tank heating
  • longline heating

Industries Served:
Chemical and Pharmaceutical
Food and Beverage
Oil and Gas
Longline Heating

Technical Specifications

  1. Tape shall consist of soft aluminum alloy #1145-0 or 8011-0 tape with special transparent synthetic acrylic adhesive.
  2. Adhesion to Steel: 55 oz /inch width nominal
  3. Tensile Strength: 30 lbs. / inch width nominal
  4. Backing Thickness: 0.003 inch
  5. Tape Thickness: 0.005 inch
  6. Elongation: 5 % nominal
  7. Water Vapor Transmission Rate: .1g H2O / 100 in2 / 24 hrs. nominal
  8. Minimum Installation Temperature: 32ºF (0ºC)
  9. Withstand Temperature Range: -65ºF to 300ºF (-54ºC to 149ºC)
  10. Flame Resistant: Meets UL Class "L" Low Flammability Rating


Installation & Operation Manuals
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