If you require a patch longer than 6″, order multiple patches to the length you need & we will send 1 long patch equaling the length of the number of patches ordered.
Type A gives you a durable, flexible, airtight, watertight, puncture-resistant patch. No muss, no fuss, no mess. Tear Aid Type A Bladder Patches are perfect for sealing leaks and small cuts in kitesurfing kite bladders.
- Tear-Aid patches are UV resistant – inhibits yellowing for years.
- Tear Aid patches are see-through, so the color of your gear shows right through.
- The matte finish polyurethane Tear-Aid tape is exceptionally tough and abrasion resistant. Tear Aid stretches and springs back without losing its grip.
- The aggressive adhesive on Tear-Aid tape is formulated for a high strength bond to a wide variety of surfaces. It doesn’t turn gummy in the heat.
- Repairs holes and tears on Hypalon, rubber, most fabrics, fiberglass, nylon, most plastics (including polyethylene, polypropylene and polyurethane), non-oiled leather, aluminum, and stainless steel.
- Don’t throw away that gear – patch it with Tear-Aid
Please note that the Type A Patch does not repair vinyl, vinyl coated or PVC products. Click for our Tear Aid Type B Patch for those repairs.
Approximate Temperature Range: -20ºF – 140ºF
How to Repair Kitesurf Kite Bladder Puncture or Tear:
1. Clean off area to be repaired with an alcohol swab
2. Spread out bladder and remove all wrinkles
3. Place Patch over leak making sure to not allow and wrinkles
- Tear-Aid Type A Patch
- Illustrated, Detailed Instruction Sheet
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