Tapetile cable protection tape provides a clear visual warning of underground utility services and
helps protect against possible accidental damage. The protection tape is made up of a printed
warning laminated to the surface of the base material. This product is designed to comply with
Energy Network Association Technical Speciﬁcation (ENA-TS) 12-23. Issue 3, 2013
The tapes are manufactured
from reconstituted polyethylene.
Only additives required to
facilitate the required ﬁnish,
strength, durability, colour and
opacity are added.
Centriforce Products Limited, 14 - 16 Derby Road, Liverpool, L20 8EE
Tel: +44 (0) 151 207 8109 Fax: +44 (0) 151 298 1319 E-mail: email@example.com
For more information visit: www.centriforce.com
Speciﬁcation Test Method /
Length 40m (±1m) Tape Measure
Width 200mm (±2mm)* Tape Measure
Thickness 2.5mm (±0.3mm) Digital calliper
Min.tensile strength 10MN/m² BS EN ISO 527: 1996
Elongation at break >300% BS EN ISO 527: 1996
Density 910 to 990 kg/m3 BS EN ISO 1183: 2004
Melt ﬂow index 0.3 to 4.0 g / 10 min (2.16 kg) BS EN ISO 1133: 2005
Black/Greylaminated with red/brown ﬁlm, or Red/Brown.
Yellow, within the range given by BS 5252:1976
Group E, Code 10E53 to 10E56
Black, within the range given by BS 5252:1976 Group E,
Text layout Figure 1 (below) or as agreed
cable protection tape
Technical Data Sheet
Packaging and labelling
The protection tape is supplied as a roll, coiled with the printing on the inside of the turn. The rolls are delivered on a pallet
and protected by black shrink wrap to prevent UV damage to the tape.
See Centriforce standard packaging speciﬁcation for further details.
This product is used speciﬁcally for the protection of underground utility cables. The product should be stored internally or covered and not exposed to direct sunlight. In the event of exposure to UV radiation
there is a potential for colour fade which we would expect within a 6 month period in the UK.
The information given in this leaﬂet is true to the best of our knowledge and given in good faith. Users however must establish for themselves that the material is suitable for their speciﬁc purpose. No liability will be
accepted for any loss or injury resulting from its use. The manufacturer’s policy is one of continuous improvement and development. We reserve the right to change the speciﬁcation without notice and at any time.
on yellow background
All dimensions in mm.
Repeat Length 660
240 300 120
Figure 1. Typical warning text layout
* Typical. Custom sizes available on request
The Red/Brown shall be within the range given by
BS5252:1976 Group D, Code 04D43 to 06D45