Hercules MegaTape is a professional grade PTFE plumbers tape. It is chemically inert, so it can be used on the male thread of any type of pipe. Wrap clockwise 3 to 5 times. For pipe larger than 1 inch, wrap 4 to 5 times and cover with pipe thread compound.

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