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ryanmcl 02-01-2013 09:00 PM

Is this the correct tape for my XPS seams?

747 02-01-2013 09:47 PM

I would recommend 3M all weather flashing tape.

ryanmcl 02-01-2013 10:00 PM

wow... massive price difference. I will add it to my inventory list and see if i can afford it.

profcolli 02-02-2013 04:18 AM

3M all weather flashing tape is a good choice for exterior application. What you listed in your first post is fine for XPS interior application. Up here in Canada the equivalent is called Tuck Tape.

747 02-02-2013 09:45 AM

Looks like OC makes some xps tape. Here it is.

Gary in WA 02-02-2013 05:11 PM

Interior, below grade, I'd use low expanding canned foam all around perimeter, then tape the seams, leaving a slight fold in middle for foam shrinkage. Exterior, allow for same- I'd tape over; mastic-mesh tape/backer rod/caulk, and flash the horizontal joints if your drainage plane w. WRB under the foamboard;


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