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2009-06-19 08:00:00

AVON, Ohio, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Top 10 Couples in the 2009 Duck Tape(R) brand duct tape Stuck at Prom(R) Scholarship Contest have been named, so now it's the public's chance to vote for their favorite outfits to decide who gets the top $3,000 scholarship prize. To View the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/theduckbrand/38781/ (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090619/NY34868LOGO ) The contest challenges high school students to create their...

2009-06-09 16:47:00

SALEM, Ore., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- UltraTape Industries, a division of Delphon and the premier supplier of Cleanroom tape and labels to the Aerospace, Semiconductor and Medical industries, announced today that two of its tape products have been selected as the only tapes that meet the critical Aerospace acceptance criteria. UltraTape's 1153 and 1154 tapes meet the stringent Aerospace requirements for silicone free, no residue and low outgassing adhesive tape. Outgassing of adhesive residue...

2009-05-13 12:23:00

PROVO, Utah, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumos Inc. introduces KT Tape(TM), the first-ever kinesiology tape to come in pre-cut strips specifically designed for consumer use. Kinesiology tape is a high performance elastic athletic tape used by medical professionals for treating muscle and joint injuries. Kinesiology tape has never been available direct to consumers, and required special cutting and training to use it. Athletes no longer have to suffer through painful injuries, or sit out their...

2009-04-22 11:24:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Company officials of tesa tape, inc., a division of tesa SE, a global leader in the manufacture and supply of pressure-sensitive adhesive tapes, recently named a new Sales Specialist for the Northeastern region of the United States. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090422/CL03464) Starting June 1, 2009, Mr. Chris Ferrelli will have sales responsibility for industrial markets throughout Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts,...

2008-12-16 15:03:00

HICKORY, N.C., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, Shurtape Technologies announced it now has a highly sought patent and trademark licensing agreement with Inspired Technologies. This agreement gives Shurtape exclusive rights to manufacture and market award-winning FrogTape in the United States, Canada and parts of Europe. In a short period of time, FrogTape has created excitement among retailers and painters across the nation. Shurtape is a leading manufacturer of painter's tapes...

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2008-10-23 10:00:23

Physicists have found an amazing discovery in a common household item: Scotch tape.  They found if you peel the popular adhesive tape off its roll in a vacuum chamber, it emits X-rays. "We were very surprised," said Juan Escobar. "The power you could get from just peeling tape was enormous." Escobar, a graduate student at the University of California, Los Angeles, reports the work with UCLA colleagues in Thursday's issue of the journal Nature. More than 50 years ago, some Russian...

2008-09-23 09:01:02

Scotch Power Cable Jacket Repair Tape 2234 from 3M has a tough, abrasion-resistant backing for jacket repair on industrial power cables. In extremely abrasive environments, the original jacket on cables often gets damaged and needs to be repaired. Examples of these demanding "dragline" applications are temporary cable installs, generator cables, cutters, cranes, conveyors and lifting magnets in a variety of markets, such as shipyards, oil and gas, airports, wind farms, cellular towers...

2008-07-28 12:00:53

Chongqing Electric Power Corporation has become the second major utility in the People's Republic of China to install the 3M Aluminum Conductor Composite Reinforced (3M ACCR) to boost transmission capacity on a key line without the need to build larger transmission towers. The utility says it needed extra capacity to meet anticipated heavy power demand for the summer Olympics in Beijing and did not have time to construct new towers. This installation will serve more than a half-million...

2008-07-01 09:00:50

3M, inventor of industry standard Scotch Vinyl Electrical Tape, is introducing Scotch Heavy Duty Mining Tape 31, a tough, abrasion-resistant tape. Used for quick, onsite jacket repair and splicing of mining cable, the tape is flexible, and the self-healing property of the mastic keeps out moisture. Made in the USA, Scotch Heavy Duty Mining Tape 31 is oil and chemical resistant and is approved by the Mining Safety & Health Administration and the Pennsylvania Mining Authority. The tape is...

2008-06-22 15:00:06

A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention laboratory is using duct tape to seal a room where deadly bacteria experiments are performed, officials say. The duct tape was placed around the edges of the containment door at the $214 million Atlanta lab a year ago, after the building's ventilation system malfunctioned and pulled potentially contaminated air out of the lab and into a clean hallway, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Sunday. At the time, nine CDC workers were...


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