Semi-conductive TopSwell polyester tape, with high performance water blocking properties and scrim reinforcement for added strength.

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Power Cable

  • Scrim
  • Rapid
    Swelling Speed
  • Excellent
    Swelling Height

Product Information



  • Longitudinal water blocking of screen area of medium and high voltage cables
  • Reinforced to prevent breakage on screen wires during cable running or bending



Black White

Traverse Wound Spool

Availability Yes No

Type of cable

Water Blocking Tapes


Semi Conductive

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

Description GTC2540 Test Method
Mass per Unit Area (g/m2) 153 ISO-9073-1
Thickness (mm) 0.53 ISO-9073-2
Tensile Strength (N/cm) 90 ISO-9073-3
Elongation (%) 13 ISO-9073-3
Swelling Speed (mm/1'00'') 12 GTEST20*
Swelling Height (mm/3'00'') 18 GTEST20*
Maximum Processing Temperature (°C) 230 GTEST12*
Maximum Service Temperature (°C) 90 IEC-216
Surface Resistance (Ω/□) 1500 IEC-167
Volume Resistance (MΩ.cm) 0.5 DIN-54345

* Geca-Tapes Test Method

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