Audiotape

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Description

A type of Magnetic tape used to reproduce sound. Audiotapes are composed of a thin plastic substrate coated with a thin layer of magnetic particles, usually Ferric oxide (Fe2O3) along with small amounts of Chromium dioxide(CrO2).

Synonyms and Related Terms

audiocassette tape; audio tape; magnetic tape

Resources and Citations

  • Dictionary of Conservation Terms, European Union, 2003