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Wide-Flex 400

Quick Overview

Designed for hard-to-straighten vaults and outside corners.
Wide-Flex 400 - Single 100' Roll
$50.13
Wide-Flex 400 - Case of 7-100' Rolls
$350.91

Availability: In stock

[ Overview ]

COLOR CODE BLUE

Wide-Flex 400, a paper-faced, laminated composite corner tape from Strait-Flex, is designed for hard-to-straighten vaulted ceilings. This 4” tape features a pre-finished surface with a PUR–laminated nose ensuring perfect corners without paper fuzz-up during finishing and sanding. The tape's outer edge features a diamond punch pattern for a superior bond, faster drying, with no rippling or blistering.

  • Hard-to-straighten vaults.
  • Butterfly vaults.
  • Hard-to-straighten outside corners.
  • Double 5/8” outside corners. 
  • Obtuse angles.

[ Installation ]

With a 5” or 6” taping knife, apply a smooth, liberal coat of compound to corner.

Press Wide-Flex 400 into the wet compound.

For 90º outside corners, use Strait-Flex’s OS-400 Rolling Tool for fastest results.

Adjust if necessary to create a straight line.

Wipe down tight with taping knife using a little additional pressure on the outer edges of Wide-Flex 400.

Immediately apply a light skim coat of compound to the outer edges of Wide-Flex 400.

Wipe down smooth.

No compound is required over the laminated area of Wide-Flex 400.

Let dry completely over several hours or overnight.

With 6” or 8” taping knife, apply your final coat of compound feathering the compound beyond previous coat.

Let dry completely over several hours or overnight.

Sand lightly with 120 grit sandpaper.

Wide-Flex 400 will not fuzz-up like paper or mesh tapes.

REPAIRS OVER PAINTED SURFACES.

Strait-Flex recommends the use of Strait-Flex Super-Bond or latex paint, mixed with all-purpose joint compound to enhance bondability.

Additional Information

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Instructions for Use

With a 5” or 6” taping knife, apply a smooth, liberal coat of compound to corner.

Press Wide-Flex 400 into the wet compound.

For 90º outside corners, use Strait-Flex’s OS-400 Rolling Tool for fastest results.

Adjust if necessary to create a straight line.

Wipe down tight with taping knife using a little additional pressure on the outer edges of Wide-Flex 400.

Immediately apply a light skim coat of compound to the outer edges of Wide-Flex 400.

Wipe down smooth.

No compound is required over the laminated area of Wide-Flex 400.

Let dry completely over several hours or overnight.

With 6” or 8” taping knife, apply your final coat of compound feathering the compound beyond previous coat.

Let dry completely over several hours or overnight.

Sand lightly with 120 grit sandpaper.

Wide-Flex 400 will not fuzz-up like paper or mesh tapes.

REPAIRS OVER PAINTED SURFACES.

Strait-Flex recommends the use of Strait-Flex Super-Bond or latex paint, mixed with all-purpose joint compound to enhance bondability.

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Instructions PDF No
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