Crystal Color ptfe teflon tape

Ptfe thread sealant tape colors. since many state and local codes adopted the use of double density tapes when making connections for natural gas, the use of same color for two different thickness presented a challenge when time came to inspect a job. thus, a u201cyellow teflon tapeu201d was later introduced for such application.
Thread seal tape (also known as ptfe tape, teflon tape, or plumber's tape) is a polytetrafluoroethylene (ptfe) film tape commonly used in plumbing for sealing pipe threads. the tape is sold cut to specific widths and wound on a u2026
Ptfe tape can be used to seal threads for a gas line. normally you would want to choose the yellow ptfe tape so the color will act as an indicator for a gas line (yellow). you will want to wrap the male threads with 4-5 wraps of tape and then use one of our leak detector products to confirm that your connection is sound and leak free.
Question on thread tape color coding. it's the color of the spool that is different. one is noticeably thinner than the other one. on the spool both say ptfe thread seal tape. mil spec t-27730a. the dimensions are given as 1/2 x 520 for the thicker (red) one and 1/2 x 260 for the (blue) thinner one.

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