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Type A & B TEAR-AID® Emergency Repair Patches for PVC and Hypalon RIBs, Inflatable Boats & Inflatable Structures - Off the Roll 3" / 6" widths

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As well as kits and retail packs, RIBstore also sell Tear Aid Type A & B off the roll in both 3" (76mm) and 6" (153mm) widths.

All widths and types can be purchased in 6" increments:

  • Select a quantity of 1 for a 6" long patch
  • Select a quantity of 2 for a 12" / 1ft long patch
  • Select a quantity of 3 for a 18" / 1.5ft long patch...

Tear-Aid Type A: Hypalon RIBs, Inflatable Boats & Hypalon/rubber inflatable structures

Also for canvas, nylon, most plastics, paints, aluminium, stainless steel, fibreglass, polyurethane, polyethylene, polypropylene

Tear-Aid Type B: PVC RIBs, Inflatable Boats & PVC inflatable structures

Also for vinyl and vinyl coated materials

  • Holds air under pressure even when stretched
  • See-through patch works with all colours
  • Conforms to irregular surfaces
  • Will not turn gummy in heat UV resistance inhibits discolouring
  • Cuts easily with scissors
  • Will not pull off when stretched
  • Meets military and ASTM standards & specifications

TEAR-AID material is made from an exceptionally tough, matt finish, abrasion resistant, elastomer that resists puncture and tearing. Combined with an aggressive adhesive formulated for high bond strength to a variety of surfaces.

TEAR-AID's unique composition stretches and recovers absorbing the force that causes ordinary repair products to tear off. Tear-Aid B can even be applied under-water!

Instructions can be found and printed HERE for making an emergency repair to a PVC inflatable / structure and HERE for making an emergency repair to a hypalon or rubber inflatable / structure.

All Tear Aid patches are supplied in a resealable bag.

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