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AMMONIA DETECTION TAPE DX-8208A

Nitto's Ammonia Detection Tape allows for the visual detection of ammonia gas leaks by changing color when in contact with ammonia gas. This tape allows for a proactive safety approach for ammonia gas leaks.

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Features:

Features:

  • See the leak: Tape quickly changes color, from white to blue/green, in as little as one minute when exposed to NH3 (depending on the flow rate, temperature, time and percentage of ammonia).
  • Proactive Safety: Can be placed before leak issues are known, and left in place for up to 6 months, allowing for earlier detection than other reactive solutions. 
  • Long-Lasting Color Change: Unlike other solutions, once exposed to ammonia gas, the color change will last at least 72 hours in most cases even if gas flow is stopped.
  • Intermittent leak Finder: With traditional methods, leaks at locations with intermittent flow can be difficult to detect, this product makes it easy since the color change is long lasting.
  • Outdoor leak Finder: With traditional methods, outdoor leak detection can be difficult due to wind, this product acts like a barrier to wind, making detection in windy conditions easy.
  • Easy to Use: Applies as easily as a regular pressure sensitive adhesive tape.
  • Environmentally Resistant: Can be used in both indoor and outdoor environments.

Applications:

  • Nitto's ammonia detection tape can be easily applied to, or wrapped around, pipes, flanges, fittings, valves, access panels, etc. to immediately identify an exact ammonia leak location.
  • The long-lasting color-change properties identify the exact leak location even if the NH3 line is shut off.
  • Applications include and are not limited to refrigeration, ice rinks, transportation, power, fertilizer, and more.

Structure:

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Properties:

Properties:

BACKING MATERIAL 1-Mil polyester film
ADHESIVE Silicone with NH3 Detection Properties
LINER Polyester film split liner
COLOR White
COLOR-CHANGE White to blue/green (5 min, 30% aqueous ammonia)
  IMPERIAL METRIC
TOTAL TAPE THICKNESS 3 mils 0.075 mm
TENSILE STRENGTH 25 lbs/in 109 N/25mm
ELONGATION 35% 35%
ADHESION TO STEEL 33 oz/in 9 N/25mm

*CAUTION: The above are typical values and should not be used in writing specifications. Customer is responsible to ensure product meets intended application requirements before approved for use.

Precaution:

This product is intended for use as a localized ammonia gas indicator, and should be used as part of a comprehensive gas detection system. DX-8208A will not prevent NH3 leaks. Customers should not rely solely on this product to monitor the safety of a facility where flammable or hazardous gases are present.

Surface should be clean, free of oil, moisture and dirt before applying. Pressure-sensitive adhesive tapes may require pressure by roller, hand or press when applying. Not doing so may affect the general properties and appearance. Please inspect your surface prior to application; this tape may not adhere well to extremely uneven or distorted surfaces.

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