fire tape

fire tape

In gypsum-board construction, the tape that is used to seal a joint between two adjacent gypsum boards. See the illustration under gypsum board.
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Investigations are continuing and the road remained closed yesterday, with police and fire tape cordoning off the area strewn with debris from the building.
The Greens ploughed on though, not letting ever more elaborate patterns of police and fire tape get in their way.
Customers arriving for a late morning breakfast were greeted with yellow fire tape.
He said: "There was fire tape all around the front entrance.