Chandlery December 2009 Issue

If You Can’t ‘Duct It’, ‘Tough Duct’ It

The new line, Scotch Tough Duct Tapes, includes: a new No Residue tape, said to handle temps up to 200 degrees, that can be left on for up to six months without leaving a sticky mess behind; an Extreme Hold tape, which uses a double-layer adhesive for a better grip that wonít fail under pressure; a Heavy-duty All-Weather tape designed for long-term (even permanent) exterior repairs that 3M claims will stand up to UV and moisture without cracking or peeling; and Outdoor Painterís Clean Removal tape, which is marketed as a paint proís choice for high adhesion, waterproof backing, and clean removal for up to two weeks. The line also touts the first-ever transparent duct tape for "invisible" repairs.

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