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February 6, 2007

3M Linerless Self-Fusing Rubber Electrical Splicing Tape

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[Really long product name] story short: "It fuses to itself to form a nearly perfect waterproof bond," wrote Jonathan Foote in MAKE magazine.

He continued, "To use it, you cut a short piece off the roll, stretch to activate it, and tightly wrap your splice. The result is a neatly insulated tube of tough black rubber."

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For all-voltage splicing, jacketing and general insulating.

Flame-retardant.

0.75"W x 15-foot-long roll.

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$4.36.

[via Jonathan Foote and makezine]

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I would like to replace teh current material we are using due to the minimum log roll requirement for Scapa AS 1160TP-PE. With a size requirtent of 1" x 5/8 a log roll will generate 58,000 pieces kiss cut on a roll with extended liner for easy removal. what product woudl you reccomend?

Posted by: Matt Fagan | Aug 13, 2008 9:40:22 AM

I've always known it as self amalgamating tape - and it's dead useful for sealing things that would otherwise be impossible because of awkward shapes like branching pipes and cables etc. Handy to have around - but expensive. Oh, and getting the backing tape off the first 1/16" can be a right sod.

Posted by: Skipweasel | Feb 7, 2007 9:08:40 AM

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