Strait-Flex Edge-Tape is designed to replace tear-off bead. It is installed by the finisher and not by the carpenter; and is installed with standard compounds. The tape’s outer edge features a diamond punch pattern for a superior bond, faster drying, with no rippling or blistering.
- Window returns, sky lights, fiberglass tubs. Commercial “Top Out” applications where drywall meets concrete ceiling/deck
- Twice as fast and uses half the compound vs tear-off beads
- 100 foot roll reduces waste by up to 20%, easily transported
- Installs using standard compound; no spray adhesive or fasteners required
- Finisher can pre-fill edge, install Edge-Tape, and fill coat in one trip to the wall
- With a 4” or 5” taping knife, apply a smooth, liberal coat of compound to drywall edge.
- Press Edge-Tape into the wet compound. Adjust if necessary to create a straight line. Wipe down tight with taping knife using a little additional pressure on the outer edges of Edge-Tape.
- Immediately apply a light skim coat of compound over perforated edge. Wipe down smooth. Let dry completely over several hours or overnight.
- With 6” or 8” taping knife, apply your final coat of compound feathering the compound beyond previous coat. Let dry completely over several hours or overnight.
- Sand lightly with 120 grit sandpaper. Edge-Tape will not fuzz-up like paper or mesh tapes.
ASTM & Code Standards:
- ASTM C1047 - Standard Specification for Accessories for Gypsum Wallboard
- SDS & Product Certification Information
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.
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