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Old Sep 03, 2012, 02:06 AM
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Originally Posted by Gordks View Post
That tape may have been glass fiber reinforced. The glass fiber will break quite easily if it is creased. You can hang a LOT of weight on that tape as long as it has not been creased, but if you bend it back on itself tightly and then yank on the ends it will break quite easily. There are tapes that use man made fiber as reinforcement which are much better for applications where it will be bending a lot or be forced into corners with a thumbnail or other high tech tool.

I have never used this one but it is an example:

Thanks Gord,
Appreciate the info.
Will need to order that on-line as can't seem to find it at hardware or LHS here.

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