Cotton tape is strong and cost-effective for a variety of electrical applications. With their heat resistance and insulation property, they are often used as bindings of coils for electrical machinery and appliance.
Cotton tape is used in large quantities for electrical insulation. Cotton is strong since it is a staple fiber with a natural twist. Cotton tape, also referred to as ribbons or tapes webbings, are all considered as woven narrow fabrics if they contain woven selvedges and are less than 12 inches. Woven narrow fabrics that come in a variety of raw material compositions, widths, strengths, and fibers and are often used in place of rope and webbing versatile components.
Herringbone patterned woven cotton tapes are used to wrap armatures, field coils, field coil supports and transformer windings. They are also used to wrap cables, in electrical appliances and as a sacrificial item in resin or shellac coating processes.