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.
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Pam Hatchfield, Pollutants in the Museum Environment, Archetype Press, London, 2002
- Ceramics and Glass Conservation Section, List of Workshop Materials, The British Museum, London