Scotch Magic tape

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Scotch Magic (TM) Tape

Description

[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

FTIR

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Risks

Yellows and becomes brittle with age. May be difficult to remove.

Other Properties

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

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