Tear-Aid Type A Repair Tape

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You'll be amazed at the range of materials you can fix with Tear-Aid Type A repair tape. Gives you a durable, flexible, airtight, watertight, puncture-resistant patch. No muss, no fuss, no mess. The matte finish polyurethane tape is exceptionally tough and abrasion resistant. It stretches and springs back without losing its grip. The aggressive adhesive on the tape is formulated for a high strength bond to a wide variety of surfaces. It doesn't turn gummy in the heat. Repairs holes and tears on Pennel OrcaA(R), Hypalon, rubber, most fabrics, fiberglass, nylon, most plastics (including polyethylene, polypropylene and polyurethane), non-oiled leather, aluminum, and stainless steel. Available in kit form or in rolls of 3"W x 5'L The see-through tape works with all colors and won't discolor over time. It's easy to use. Cut the patch to shape, clean the surface to be repaired, and stick it on. No muss, no fuss, no mess.Type A Tear Aid is not recommended for Vinyl or PVC. For these materials, use Type B Tear-Aid, Item # 1981.


The Tear Aid repair kit is a must have. Repair holes and tears instantly on almost any surface with this elastic peel-and-stick, see thru patch. Unique adhesive forms an extreme bond that stretches and recovers without pulling off. Durable, flexible, airtight, watertight, puncture-resistant. Protects against abrasion, moisture, salt water, UV sunlight and extreme temperatures. Type A is for use on Hypalon, canvas, rubber, neoprene, most plastics, nylon, nonoiled leather and metal surfaces. Kits contain one 3" x 12" patch, one 7/8" x 7/8" patch, one 1-3/8" x 1-3/8" patch, 12" reinforcement filament (for repairing tears at edges), two alcohol prep pads and instructions.

- Appalachian Outdoors

Repairs holes and tears instantly. Tear-Aid has a unique composition that stretches and recovers absorbing the force that causes ordinary products to lift. Holds air and water under pressure even when stretched. UV resistant inhibits yellowing. Conforms to irregular surfaces. Cuts easily to any size with scissors. Won't turn gummy. Limited quantity #118123. Type A: sticks to canvas, most fabrics, rubber, neoprene, most plastics, nylon, fiberglass, stainless steel, aluminum, polyethylene, polypropylene and non-oiled leather. Type B: Sticks to vinyl and vinyl-coated materials. Has unique adhesive that resists the oils in vinyl. Kit contains: (1) 3"x12" TEAR-AID patch, (1) 7/8" square patch, (1) 1 3/8" square patch, (1) 12" Reinforcement filament for repairing tears at edges. (2) alcohol prep pads, (1) illustrated instructions and product repair list.

- Vargo Outdoors

Repair holes and tears instantly with this easy to use patch kit. Sticks to a wide variety of materials.


Tear-Aid Original Type A repairs rips and holes in a wide variety of materials. It is a peel and stick patch made from an exceptionally tough, matte finish, abrasion resistant, polyurethane elastomer that resists puncture and tearing. It is combined with an aggressive adhesive formulated for high strength bond to a wide range of surfaces such as canvas, non-oiled leather, rubber, nylon, polyester, neoprene, most awning or umbrella fabrics, most plastics, paints, aluminum, stainless steel, fiberglass, polyurethane and polyethylene. Tear-Aid Type A is a great patch for tents, sleeping bags, tarps and most of your outdoor gear.Won't pull off when stretchedEasy - Just Peel and StickClear works with all colorsHolds under pressureWon't discolor over timeCuts easily with scissors to any sizeNo sewingStops tears from runningNo messy liquid adhesives to applyWon't get gummy in hot weatherStretches and returns with fabric without losing its gripMeets Military and ASTM Standards and SpecsProtects against abrasion, moisture, saltwater and UVWorks in temperatures -20F to 140FPartial Product Repair List - tents, sleeping bags, backpacks, clothing, canvas, cots, auto convertible tops, duffel bags, screens, soft side luggage, tarps, awnings, rain gear, umbrellas and moreEach Tear-Aid Type A kit contains -1 ea 3 in x 12 in Patch - trims easily to any size1 ea 7/8 in x 7/8 in Patch1 ea 3/8 in x 3/8 in Patch36 in reinforcement filament to repair edges2 ea alcohol prep padsComplete illustrated instructions

- Campmor