More On The Ryanair Tape Scandal-What Is Speedtape?

airplane repaired with tape from thetapeworks.comThe story of Ryanair mechanics doing a temporary windshield repair, reportedly with duct tape, continues to make the news.

Now The highly regarded publication, The Economist, has weighed in with some new information that should have been made public when the story first broke.

The Economist Story reports that the product actually used was something called “Speed Tape”, a product that is apparently used for aircraft repairs on a daily basis and one that is approved by the Federal Aviation Administration.

Speed Tape is intended for temporary repairs and reportedly costs $700 per roll! is your source for information about the adhesive tape industry. All the news about gaffers tape, safety tapes, duct tape, vinyl tapes and new developments in tape technology. Share your comments and questions with us.


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