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Alpha Systems Butyl Tape for RV Weatherproofing - 20' x 1" x 3/16"

Alpha Systems Butyl Tape for RV Weatherproofing - 20' x 1" x 3/16"

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Butyl tape is an essential tool for weatherproofing marine and RV components. This sturdy material creates a long-lasting, weatherproof gasket to fill gaps between your RV's outer hull and the mounting points for vents, windows, and doors. Lowest Prices for the best rv roof repair from Alpha Systems. Alpha Systems Butyl Tape for RV Weatherproofing - 20' x 1" x 3/16" part number AL28FJ can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-800-496-5010 for expert service.
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Alpha Systems RV Roof Repair - AL28FJ

  • Tape
  • Colors May Vary
  • 20 Feet Long
  • Butyl Tape
  • Alpha Systems

Butyl tape is an essential tool for weatherproofing marine and RV components. This sturdy material creates a long-lasting, weatherproof gasket to fill gaps between your RV's outer hull and the mounting points for vents, windows, and doors.


Features:

  • Butyl tape functions as a gasket for a weatherproof seal when mounting RV or marine components
    • Sticks to the underside of mounting brackets and installation points before pressing into place on your RV or boat
    • Provides for greater protection from the elements than using sealant alone
    • Prevents the intrusion of moisture into nail or screw holes
  • Adhesive works on most nonporous materials including roofing membranes and metal
    • Won't crack, harden, or shrink
    • Can be applied in temperatures from -5 degrees F to 120 degrees F
  • Easy to use - press tape firmly to first surface, remove backing, and then press onto second surface for an even seal
    • Applies best to clean and dry surfaces
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Quantity: 1 roll
  • Dimensions: 20' long x 1" wide x 3/16" thick
  • Application temperature range: -5 F - 120 F
  • Colors may vary
  • 1-Year limited warranty


Butyl tape is used primarily as a gasket for preventing moisture from leaking into your RV around cutouts in the hull for vents, doors, windows, and wiring outlets. Butyl tape is widely used by RV manufacturers because of its high performance and durability. It does not dry out and crack over time, and its strong adhesive quality means it sticks and stays in place on smooth surfaces.


Butyl tape is most often used in conjunction with sealants to create the highest level of weatherproofing to prevent leaks and ongoing damage. It's ideal for use in areas where fixtures need to be drilled, nailed or bolted into place. The rubbery material keeps those openings sealed and free from water damage. While this is great for those who do their own repairs and upgrades, butyl tape is also good to have on hand to make temporary repairs. The tacky material can plug up any problem areas and hold strong, so you don't have to cut your trip short.



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Alpha Systems Butyl Tape for RV Weatherproofing - 20' x 1" x 3/16" - AL28FJ

Average Customer Rating:  4.6 out of 5 stars   (73 Customer Reviews)

Butyl tape is an essential tool for weatherproofing marine and RV components. This sturdy material creates a long-lasting, weatherproof gasket to fill gaps between your RV's outer hull and the mounting points for vents, windows, and doors.

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Worked very well to easily and securely seal the light fixture.




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Overall it was good. The only issue was the shipping. I paid for 3 to 5 day shipping and according to your tracker it wasn't Evan pulled from the shelves till after 5 days of the order and I received the order 5 days after that. One on the items in the shipment was stuck to the box and needed a little protection. (pic included)




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It was perfect customer service and communication regarding my recent order. Just have to replace the part now. Loved the how to video on your site.




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Easy to use work great




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worked great




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etrailer support has been great !

Service
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Value - 4

Shipping - 4

Quality - 5




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Very fast shipping haven’t used tape yet




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Well packaged, easy to use and consistent good quality.




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Product was as described.




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Worked great. Applied in 75 degree temp so it was soft but not messy.




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Worked as advertised, fast shipping




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Fast Service. Great selection. Nice folks to deal with.




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Great prices and quick delivery. Excellent follow up.




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Was delivered a day ahead of schedule.




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