Domestic Detectable Underground Warning Tape

Presco’s Detectable Marking Tape consists of a minimum 5.0 mil overall thickness. Construction is 0.8 mil clear virgin polypropylene film, reverse printed and laminated to a 0.35 solid aluminum foil core and then laminated to a 3.75 mil clear virgin polyethylene film. Tape is printed with our APWA Color-Coded, patented “Diagonally Striped” design with big, bold, black lettering to identify a specific buried utility line.

  • 5.0 Mil Overall Thickness
  • 0.80 Mil Polypropylene Film Thickness
  • 0.35 Mil Solid Aluminum Foil Core
  • 3.75 Mil Polyethylene Film Thickness
  • Reverse Printed Polypropylene Structure
  • Diagonally Striped Design (Patented)
  • Acid, Alkali, Chemical, and Oil Resistant
  • Direct Burial Rated
  • Made in the USA

Presco has numerous mats with various standard legends available to our customers. Upon request, custom mats can be produced for your specific needs. A custom mat charge will apply. Presco’s proprietary printing process requires controlled parameters.

Presco’s Detectable Marking Tape meets or exceeds all applicable ASTM specifications.

  • ASTM D2103-08: Standard Specification for Polyethylene Films and Sheeting.
  • ASTM D882-09: Standard Test Method for Tensile Properties and Elongation of Thin Plastic Sheeting.
  • ASTM D2578-08: Standard Test Method for Wetting Tension of Polyethylene and Polypropylene Films.
  • ASTM D792-08: Standard Test Methods for Density of Plastics by Displacement.
  • ASTM D671-93: Standard Test Method for Flexural Fatigue of Plastics.

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