insulating tape


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insulating tape

[′in·sə‚lād·iŋ ‚tāp]
(materials)
Tape impregnated with insulating material, and usually adhesive; used to cover joints in insulated wires or cables. Also known as electrical tape.
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Fit it around the pipe and seal the closed joints with insulating tape.
Fingerprint swabs were taken from the insulating tape used to gag Angelika.
Police said the bodies had been bound with bin-liners and insulating tape.
Another blanket left officers bewildered - its owner had used insulating tape to join together exposed wires after the heating element had burned through.
Place thick insulating tape over any sharp edges at the back and attach a handle to the corner of the door.
Don't forget to carry a roll of insulating tape in your tackle box.
AUSTIN, Texas -- A new electrical insulating tape from 3M offers a high-tack adhesive for quick and reliable holding in applications such as motor windings, uneven surfaces of wire windings and oily magnet wire.