Latest Adhesive tape Stories

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.

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.

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.

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.

2008-03-31 09:06:25

You grip. You tug. It rips.

2008-02-29 16:28:23

This Behind the Scenes article was provided to LiveScience in partnership with the National Science Foundation. Materials scientist Ali Dhinojwala came to the U.S.

2008-02-19 11:00:00

MIT researchers and colleagues have created a waterproof adhesive bandage inspired by gecko lizards that may soon join sutures and staples as a basic operating room tool for patching up surgical wounds or internal injuries.

2008-01-29 18:20:00

Building upon several years of research into the gecko's uncanny ability to climb sheer walls, researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have developed an adhesive that is the first to master the easy attach and easy release of the reptile's padded feet.

2008-01-07 21:00:00

By Frank Munger Knoxville News Sentinel OAK RIDGE - John Sorensen and Barbara Vogt Sorensen were probably the first American researchers to tout duct tape as a survival tool against terrorism. Fortunately, the husband-and-wife research team also had a sense of humor about their survival kit.

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