January, 2012

Apparently It Comes In Colors Other Than Black

Apparently It Comes In Colors Other Than Black

American Eagle, a clothing retailer found at malls from coast to coast, chose the Coachella Music and Arts Festival in California as inspiration for its summer collection. American Eagle designers created a series of concert vignettes in its fashion show, using colors derived from neon gaffers tape. Coachella patrons are used to seeing miles of […]

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New Tape Product Debuts At CES

New Tape Product Debuts At CES

Chris and Colby Moyer, two brothers from East Stoudsburg, PA, are taking advantage of a new program at CES, the giant Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show, to show off their adhesive tape product Dockem. Dockem is a tape product designed for wall mounting of electronic display devices like tablet computers. ┬áIt is intended for mounting […]

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Whatever The Name, The Tape’s The Same

Whatever The Name, The Tape’s The Same

Gaffers tape, gaff tape, gaffa tape, dutchman tape, 100 mile an hour tape…. The names go on and on, but they all mean the same thing. Gaffers tape is a woven cotton cloth tape that uses a synthetic adhesive that is designed to be removed without leaving residue. The name for this tape, prized by […]

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Someday Tape Will Tell You When It Is Tired

Someday Tape Will Tell You When It Is Tired

Researchers at the University of Toronto are developing a new adhesive that “self-monitors”, meaning that it will have the ability to provide information to technicians about possible failure before the adhesive bond actually is at risk of coming apart. This technology is focused on the new adhesives that are replacing rivets in modern aircraft. Using […]

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