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
Yellows and becomes brittle with age. May be difficult to remove.
Soluble in acetone.
Resources and Citations
- Pam Hatchfield, Pollutants in the Museum Environment, Archetype Press, London, 2002
- Ceramics and Glass Conservation Section, List of Workshop Materials, The British Museum, London