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Tracetape

Detectable Marking Tape

A tracer wire integrated marking tape for open trench installation.

Tracetape™ was designed to combine the advantages of tracer wire location with the reliable and visible installation of a marker tape.

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Tracetape™ Detectable Marking Tape

A more resilient option than traditional detectable tape, Tracetape™ is composed of a jacketed tracer wire laminated between two layers of woven polyethylene film.

Diagram demonstrating locating process for underground utilities using Tracetape detectable marking tape
Image of Tracetape™ Detectable Marking Tape being installed in a ditch. The utility is not seen and is implied to be buried under the dirt lower in the trench.,
Image of green tracer tape being dispensed out of the box into a ditch on a job site. Image shows two employees one on each end of the tape.
Image of Tracetape™ Detectable Marking Tape in the box, shown with all labels and a piece of green tape dispensing from the box.
Exploded diagram of Tracetape Detectable Marker Tape which shows two layers of textured film with a tracer wire in between. The film has the product name (Tracetape) and company (Damage Prevention Solutions) written on it.
close up of Tracetape™ Detectable Marking Tape that shows the woven texture of the tracer tape and the embedded tracer wire.

Detectable & Durable

-  Use of a woven polyethylene film and PE (30) jacketed tracer wire creates durability not found in extruded marking films.

-  Our manufacturing process allows us to laminate a jacketed tracer wire into the tape.

Easy Handling

-  Spools are packaged in convenient dispensing boxes for efficient handling.

Efficient Labeling

-  Provides clear confirmation of buried utilities.

-  Our digital printing process allows for full customization of printed legends including color logos, symbols, and text of any size/font.

Product Brochure

Industry:

Electric, Telecommunications, Gas, Oil, Water, Wastewater

Application:

Open Trench Installation

Tape Width:

4", 6", 12"

Roll Length:

500 feet

Available in all APWA Compliant colors:

Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple

Meets or exceeds applicable industry ASTM standards.

Standard Legends

Current available options: Water, Reclaimed Water, Sewer, Electric, Fiber Optic, and Gas.

Customized Legends

Legend customization is optionally available and allows for the disclosure of contents and inclusion of emergency contact number along with digitally printed text, logos, and symbols in full color.

Image of marking tape with black and yellow warning symbols on a blue background with the words Caution Water Line Below.
Tracetape™ Standard Legend - Water/Blue (6")
Image of marking tape with black and yellow warning symbols on a purple background with the words Caution Reclaimed Water Line Below.
Trenchtape™ Standard Legend - Reclaimed Water/Purple (6")
Image of marking tape with black and yellow warning symbols on a green background with the words Caution Sewer Line Below.
Tracetape™ Standard Legend - Sewer/Green (6")
Image of marking tape with black and yellow warning symbols on a red background with the words Caution Electric Line Below.
Tracetape™ Standard Legend - Electric/Red (6")
Image of marking tape with black and yellow warning symbols on an orange background with the words Caution Fiber Optic Line Below.
Tracetape™ Standard Legend - Fiber Optic/Orange (6")
Image of wide warning tape with black stripes on yellow backdrop. Has warning symbols and the words Caution Buried Gas Line Below.
Tracetape™ Standard Legend - Gas/Yellow (6")

Optional Integration of Tracer Wire

Designed with best practices in mind, Trenchtape™ offers the option to embed tracer wire in the tape.

>  PE (30) Jacketed Tracer Wire in 14 AWG CCS or 12 AWG CCS, other options may be available upon request.

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RED - Electric power lines, Cables,conduit and Lighting cables
YELLOW -Gas, Oil, Steam, Petrolium or Gaseous Materials
ORANGE - Communication, Alarm or Signal lines, Cables or Conduit
BLUE - Potable water
PURPLE - Reclaimed water, Irrigation and Slurry lines
GREEN - Sewers and Drain lines
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