Black Insulation Tape is mainly used for electrical insulation purposes, this type of tape is also known as cotton flake tape. Today, when humans need different types of electric devices to perform their various tasks and make their lives easier, the usage of this tape of this type has also increased greatly. Because such tape is used in the manufacture of different types of ovens, furnaces, motors etc.
And since they are resistant to pressure and temperature, they are also used extensively by cable-making companies and manufacturers to cover conductors. Apart from all this, Black Insulation Tape is also used in household electrical problems and electric appliances. Therefore, it has become an item that is needed in almost every household.
This proves that the uses of Black Insulation Tape are not only domestic but also have large-scale commercial uses. So in this situation, if a person starts such a business of his own, then it can become a good source of income for him. So in this article, we are talking about the information about the business of making black insulation tape.
Sales possibility of insulation tape
If we talk about the sales possibility of Black Insulation Tape, then it is necessary to talk about its use. This type of tape is mainly used to cover the joints of conductors which is why this object is used in everyday use in all types of electrification operations. As we all are well aware that all cables and conductors are different in electrification works, short circuits can occur when they are joined together, so the use of black tape has become very essential in electrification.
Demand for Black Insulation Tape is also increasing continuously due to large-scale power generation and increasing population with increasing residential and commercial buildings. This is why black electrical insulation tape is currently being sold by every electrical store.
How to start a business of making black insulation tape?
Starting a Black Insulation Tape Manufacturing business also requires the entrepreneur to understand land and building, licenses and registrations, management of finance, availability of machinery and raw materials, challenges in business and its manufacturing process. Presently, the availability of electricity has reached rural India. It is meant to say that today electrification has been done to every corner of the country, but every possible effort is being made by the government to provide electricity to the remaining villages and areas. .
In such a situation, the demand for Black Insulation Tape is not only limited to the cities, but it is also likely to be used in rural areas. So let us know how any interested person can start his own business of making black insulation tape.
1. Land and Building Management
As far as the land and building required for Black Insulation Tape is concerned, it depends on the capacity of the plant. That is, for a plant with a large production capacity, large space and building will be required, whereas for a plant with small production capacity, small space will be required. So here, it is difficult to tell with certainty how much space will be required to set up a factory of making black insulation tape.
Yes, it is important that the entrepreneur may need 1300-1800 sq ft of space to set up such an average plant. If the entrepreneur has any such non-arable land, then he can start construction work to set up the factory as per his plan. If this is not the case, there will be a need to rent space or a building to set up an entrepreneurial unit. Land and building rent can be varied depending on location, city, etc.
2. License for Black Insulation Tape Manufacturing:
In order to start a Black Insulation Tape Manufacturing business, the entrepreneur requires various types of licenses and registrations, some of which are listed below.
- Registration under any of the business entities in the Registrar of Companies such as Proprietorship, One Person Company, Partnership Firm, Private Limited Company etc.
- Tax registration like GST registration, current account in bank and PAN card in the name of business, etc.
- There may also be a requirement to obtain a factory or trade license from the Municipal Corporation, Municipal Municipal Local Authority.
- No Objection Certificate from the Fire and Pollution Department may also be required.
- Industry base registration and MSME data bank registration are also required to take advantage of various schemes.
The Bureau of Indian Standards has set several standards for the quality control of Black Insulation Tape under IS: 1923-1973 and IS: 2448 (Part-I) -1963. Therefore, it is very important to build it according to these standards.
3. Machinery equipment and workers
Black Insulation Tape manufactures a wide range of machinery and equipment used in the manufacturing business. However, the list of machinery and equipment used can also be transferred depending on the plant capacity. The following is a list of some of the major machinery and equipment.
- Mixing mill with all accessories
- Double Roll Spraying Machine
- Slitting machine
- Sigma mixer
- HV breakdown tester
- Laboratory oven
- Adhesion test
- Pinhole testing equipment
- Other Tools & Equipment
As far as the employees are concerned, the entrepreneur may need a skilled machine operator to manufacture the Black Insulation Tape from the above-mentioned machinery. In addition to the quality check, the quality engineer will require workers to move the material from one work station to another work station. And there may be a need to appoint skilled staff to handle the office.
4. Raw Material for Black Insulation Tape manufacturing):
If we talk about Black Insulation Tape manufacturing, the list of the major raw materials for this business includes petroleum-based solvent because it will be costlier than all other raw materials used. This petroleum-based solvent can be purchased from any nearby oil division. The list of other major raw materials is as follows.
- Non Woven Cotton Fabrics
- Asbestos powder
- Castor oil
- Crepe rubber
- National rubber
- Carbon black
- Zinc oxide
- the label
- Polythene films
Before purchasing machinery and raw materials, the entrepreneur needs to ask for quotations from various suppliers or vendors and do a comparative analysis of them. So that it is possible to choose a good supplier from every point of view.
5. Start Manufacturing of Black Insulation Tape:
Black Insulation Tape Manufacturing may require the purchase of approximately 54 inches wide cotton fabric firmly woven by the unit. But while purchasing this fabric, the entrepreneur has to pay attention that the fabric is free from any weaving defect. Generally the color of this cloth is black. In the process of making black insulation tape, the first mixing mill consists of 12.50% crepe rubber, 5 percent national rubber, 49.50% asbestos powder, 12.50% resin, 0.50 percent carbon black and 20% castor oil and this material is well mixed. goes. The rubber mixture is made into a homogeneous mass, after which this mass of rubber is mixed with turpentine oil or benzene in the same mixing mill.
The finished fluid is then spread over a cotton cloth with the help of a spraying machine. And during this time the doctor blade technique is used so that this rubber solvent can be spread evenly. The coated fabric is then cut to the required width with the help of a slitting machine in the Black Insulation Tape Manufacturing Process and then with the winding machine, it is wrapped as a roll to the required length. These are then labeled and packaged and sent to the market for sale.