Scotch Magic tape
[3M, St Paul, MN] A registered trademark for a series of adhesive tapes. Scotch Magic tapes have a cellulose acetate substrate with an acrylic adhesive. It is available as either a frosted (#810) or transparent tape (#800). Acetone will dissolve the carrier.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Scotch Magic Mending tape
Soluble in acetone.
Hazards and Safety
Yellows and becomes brittle with age. May be difficult to remove.
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