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Flat copper tape

Ampetronic flat copper tape (cable) is the default choice when installing loop cable under floor coverings such as carpet, wood, laminate, tiles or linoleum. The cable will not be visible under most floor coverings and is generally secured to the floor with Printed Warning Tape that alerts tradespeople, such as carpet fitters to its presence.

The tape can attached to feeder cables using crimps or soldering and plastic extrusion is available to cover it in high traffic areas. There are three sizes of flat cable available depending on application. The insulating layer of the cable is bonded to the copper for better handling.

Applications Include

    • Under floor perimeter loops
    • Under floor Multiloops / Phased Array
    • Can be fitted under most coverings with no effect on the magnetic field.
      – Carpet
      – Vinyl
      – Linoleum
      – Wood
      – Laminate
      – Ceramic & Porcelain Tiles
      – On top of metal decking (requires high power driver and appropriate loop design)

Optional accessories
Printed Warning Tape, PVC Extrusion and Crimps

Installation note
When installed, Ampetronic flat copper tape is not normally visible through carpets and floor coverings. However, if used under particularly thin floor coverings, the line of the tape may be slightly visible. The installer is responsible for confirming the compatibility of all materials before they are used in any project.

Warranty Information
Copper Tape and Printed Warning Tape are warranted against defects in manufacture present at the time of supply. The warranty does not cover installation errors or mechanical damage to the products.

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  • Ampetronic flat copper tape (cable) is the default choice when installing loop cable under floor coverings such as carpet, wood, laminate, tiles or linoleum. The cable will not be visible under most floor coverings and is generally secured to the floor with Printed Warning Tape that alerts tradespeople, such as carpet fitters to it’s presence.

    The construction of the cable is copper foil of 0.1mm thickness, covered in bonded Polyester film. Total thickness is 0.25mm (0.01”).

    To turn a corner, the tape is folded over. To terminate, tin the end of the tape with a good soldering iron, melting the plastic coat with the solder. Solder on a wire (or the next length of tape) to the copper tape, and insulate with electrical tape.

    The cable is supplied in 50m (160ft) or 100m (320ft) reels.

    Part NumberWidthThickness(CSA)CurrentLengthWeight
    ACFB50U1010mm0.1mm1.0mm211A Max50m0.52Kg
    ACFB50U1818mm0.1mm1.8mm218A Max50m0.96Kg
    ACFB100U1818mm0.1mm1.8mm218A Max100m1.89Kg
    ACFB50U2020mm0.15mm3.0mm222A Max50m1.5kg
    ACFB100U2020mm0.15mm3.0mm222A Max100m2.84kg
  • Ampetronic Flat Copper Tape is UL recognised for fire retardancy and uses RoHS compliant, halogen free, non-toxic polyester insulation.

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