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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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Duct Tape Heads For Mars

Duct Tape Heads For Mars

Last weekend’s launch of NASA’s latest Mars rover included couldn’t have happened without duct tape. Dunmore Corp., makes a special tape created to insulate the wiring inside the rover vehicle Curiosity which left Florida for Mars on Saturday. The tape has special electrical insulating characteristics that keep electrical currents from interfering with other on board […]

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Carbon Fiber Tape Makes Bamboo Bike A Reality

Carbon Fiber Tape Makes Bamboo Bike A Reality

Making your own bicycle from bamboo is now a real possibility, due to fiberglass tape that forms and reinforces joint construction. Bamboo Bike Studio is now offering nationwide workshops on building your own organic bike, using bamboo and carbon fiber tape reinforced with epoxy. You can read more about Bamboo Bike Studio workshops by clicking […]

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Kinesio Tape Brings Fashion To The Playing Court

Kinesio Tape Brings Fashion To The Playing Court

Noted athletes are using tape to make a fashion statement, even as they use it to manage pain. Kinesio tape, an athletic training injury treatment developed by a Japanese chiropractor over 30 years ago, is now appearing in new clors and styles on some of the most famous athletes in the world. Well known names […]

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More On The Ryanair Tape Scandal-What Is Speedtape?

More On The Ryanair Tape Scandal-What Is Speedtape?

The 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 […]

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DIY Projects Boost Holiday Tape Sales

DIY Projects Boost Holiday Tape Sales

Continuing economic challenges have caused more and more gift givers to take the “do it yourself” approach to gift giving for the upcoming holiday season. Printed duct tape is the latest in a long line of tape products that “do it yourselfers” have available to personalize their projects. Several major manufacturers including Shurtape, Henkel and […]

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Could This Impact Duct Tape “Futures”?

Could This Impact Duct Tape “Futures”?

An eight year long program to burn chemical weapons at an Alabama army depot has ended, leaving 70,000 unused emergency shelters and supply kits ready to be surplussed. The kits were assembled to provide safety support in the event that there were problems with the weapons burn that impacted the surrounding community. The kits included […]

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Bring “Zombie” Masking Tape Back To Life

Bring “Zombie” Masking Tape Back To Life

Halloween brings us this “back from the dead” tape tip from William Francis (thank you AZCentral.com). Francis discovered that you can bring masking tape with dried out adhesive back to life by placing it in the microwave for 15 to 20 seconds. Allabouttape.com is your source for information about the adhesive tape industry. All the […]

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Canadian Duct Tape Czar Rules U.S. Airwaves

Canadian Duct Tape Czar Rules U.S. Airwaves

The TimesTranscript, a Canadian online news source reports that The Red Green Show, a ¬†humor show ¬†featuring Steve Smith holds the distinction of being the longest running Canadian tv show to ever air in America. The show featured Smith in his role as Red Green, a humorous handyman who promotes all things duct tape. Smith […]

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Isn’t That Like An “Anti-Refrigerator Magnet”

Isn’t That Like An “Anti-Refrigerator Magnet”

Adams Magnetic Products has a new tape product that is designed to attract magnets. Unlike magnetic tape (think “refrigerator magnets” ) The Adams Magnetic product is adhesive backed and can be attached semi-permanently to signs, point of sale displays, crafts, etc. that would then be attached to something that was magnetized, like a blank display […]

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