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Strait-Flex® Butt-Tape

Designed for fast, flat, butt-joints

Vertical and horizontal butt-joints and commercial “Top-Out” applications.

Application(s): Drywall

Butt-Tape is twice as fast as conventional tapes and two times stronger than paper or mesh tape.  No compound required over laminated area of tape - just skim coat edges. Apprentices and professional tapers can achieve the flattest butt-joints possible. Leaves butt-joints virtually non-noticable.

  • Vertical and horizontal butt-joints
  • Commercial "Top-Out" applications
  • 50% less compound. 50% less sanding. 50% faster drying time.
  • Cracked butt-joints and stress cracks
  • No pre-filling required, no delayed shrinkage
  • No beading or paint blisters


  • Apply all-purpose joint compound to butt-joint with a 5” or 6” taping knife. Press Butt-Tape into wet compound by hand. Adjust center line of tape to center over joint.
  • Wipe down edges. Immediately apply a coat of compound with an 8” or 10” taping knife to each edge of Butt-Tape. Let dry.
  • Apply second coat with 10” or 12” taping knife to each edge of Butt-Tape. Let dry and sand.

Code Approvals & Performance Standards


All stored materials shall be kept dry. Materials shall be stacked off the ground, supported on a level platform, and protected from weather and moisture.

Product Submittal Sheets

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Product CodeDescription
BT-100Strait-Flex® Butt-Tape

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