Non-conductive FreeSwell polyester tape, with high performance direct water blocking properties and great flexibility for easy processing.

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Power Cable

  • Reduced
  • Rapid
    Swelling Speed
  • Proven
    Long Term Stability

Product Information



  • Longitudinal water blocking inside power cable conductor
  • General water blocking inside telecom or specialty cables



Black White

Traverse Wound Spool

Availability Yes No

Type of cable

Water Blocking Tapes


Non Conductive

Typical Properties (T = 23ºC - RH = 50%)

Description GFS1120 Test Method
Mass per Unit Area (g/m2) 56 ISO-9073-1
Thickness (mm) 0.22 ISO-9073-2
Tensile Strength (N/cm) 30 ISO-9073-3
Elongation (%) 11 ISO-9073-3
Swelling Speed (mm/1'00'') 6 GTEST20*
Swelling Height (mm/2'00'') 8 GTEST20*
Maximum Processing Temperature (°C) 230 GTEST12*
Maximum Service Temperature (°C) 90 GTEST13*

* Geca-Tapes Test Method

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