Conductive Copper Tape

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Get rid of buzz and interference in your guitar.
Shield pickups and control cavities with this self-adhesive copper tape.

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Conductive Copper Tape 2"  wide

2" wide

Item # 0028
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$19.39

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Conductive Copper Tape 3/4" wide

3/4" wide

Item # 0037
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$12.69

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Conductive Copper Tape 1/4" wide

1/4" wide

Item # 0036
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$4.62

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Conductive Copper Tape - Set of 3

Conductive Copper Tape - Set of 3

Item # 0038
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$36.70 $32.66

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Product Details

Get rid of buzz and interference in your guitar.
Shield pickups and control cavities with this self-adhesive copper tape.

180" rolls for shielding pickups and control cavities to reduce hum, noise and radio interference. The self-adhesive backing is also conductive, so overlapped seams are electrically continuous. Wrap this tape around pickup coils for additional shielding.

Sold individually or SAVE when you buy the set of all three widths.

Conductive Copper Tape surface accepts solder.

Item Width Thickness Length
#0028 2" (50.80mm) .00125" (0.076mm, 1.25 mil) 180" (4.57m)
#0037 3/4" (19.05mm) .00125" (0.076mm, 1.25 mil) 180" (4.57m)
#0036 1/4" (6.35mm) .00125" (0.076mm, 1.25 mil) 180" (4.57m)

For quicker shielding in small, hard to reach areas, use our Conductive Shielding Paint. Also available: our Shielding Kit contains the materials for shielding one guitar.


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Works Perfectly

By flynscot from Dallas, TX
(Customer's Reviews) Thursday, December 15, 2011


Orded to shield the control cavity of a Strat/Les Paul hybrid I was rebuilding. Conductive adhesive works flawlesly. I performed many condutctivity tests during installation and not once did I find a failure point.

Easy to apply. A good thickness balance between durability and workability. Easily cut, and molded, but doesn't tear unless handled very roughly.

I used the 2" wide tape and cut widths to fit.

Conductive copper tape

By jojokeo from Huntington Beach CA
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, December 10, 2011


Works great, does what it's supposed to do. Easy to work with and is very thin to put into those small routed areas. Shielded pickguards are not enough to shield properly. You must make a "box" surrounding entire area for low level signals. When exiting box/cavity use shielded cable. Single coils will suddenly be almost totally quiet as full humbucking pickups. Notice the three contact points between pickguard and cavity. When done check continuity w/ ohm-meter to double check all work over entire guitar areas, pots, cavity, strings, bridge, to output jack.

Amazing stuff !

By sid from Maryland, USA
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, November 12, 2011


This tape is amazing. The conductive adhesive allowed me to cover the entire cavity without having to solder each adjoining piece together.

The tape is thin enough to shape easily, but strong enough to avoid tearing when worked into corners.

I used a single 2" roll, which worked great for the larger areas, and was easy to cut length-wise for the vertical sides of the pickup cavities.

There was plenty on the roll; I probably still have enough to do another guitar.

I endorse this stuff without reservation!

Kill the hum

By Jair from Bras+¡lia, Brazil
(Customer's Reviews) Sunday, October 30, 2011


Want stop the Annoying hum?
This is the product

Works Swell

By Billy Stephens from Fountain Valley, CA.
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, October 26, 2011


Great for making shielded cavities, good conductivity and good conductive adhesive. There's lot's more application for this stuff than just guitars electronics cavities. A must have in my shop.

Great Stuff

By W. Hartman from Cincinnati, OH
(Customer's Reviews) Thursday, October 20, 2011


This tape works well. It holds in place, just be sure the body cavities are clean and free from sawdust. It does an excellent job of shielding. Long strips can get tricky because of the stickiness of the backing so I recommend you peel it as you go. Excellent product.

Good quality

By carlton wilkinson from victoria, tx
(Customer's Reviews) Tuesday, September 27, 2011


It sticks to crappy surfaces very well and got rid of most of the buzz from my strat. Just dont forget to solder a ground to it somewhere.

Great for hum-sensitive pickups

By fret_man from Bartlett, IL
(Customer's Reviews) Sunday, September 25, 2011


I used this to shield the pickup and control cavities of my SG before I put P-Rails in. I was used to humbuckers and wasn't sure how bad the single coil Rails or single coil P90s would hum. So while I had the guitar apart I went ahead and shielded everything. I used the set of all 3 sizes and found a use for each width. Result is good enough.

I get a very slight hum with the new single coils, but much better than I would have anticipated. Conductivity across the adhesive was quite good. The ONLY problem is that the P-Rails are slightly smaller than the humbuckers so there's a gap in the pickguard around the pickups where you can see shiny copper inside the guitar. I'll have to paint that black someday.

Excellent insulator.

By Celio Freitas from Brazil
(Customer's Reviews) Monday, September 05, 2011


The tape works perfectly. Thanks a lot.

Shielding Tape

By b wms from Glen Allen, VA
(Customer's Reviews) Sunday, September 04, 2011


These guys have the best prices on shielding tape I've found and their shipping is great. Can't say enough good things about this company. Always a pleasure doing business with them.

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