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Re: Black Paper Tape Options

6/1/2006 7:43 AM
Hummer Re: Black Paper Tape Options
Thanks Jon, good info
6/1/2006 8:37 AM
David Schwab

On 5/31/2006 7:20 PM, Jon Gundry said:  
[QUOTE]The tapes that I have on hand are this black film supply house tape, some Intertape crepe paper tape. Permacel paper/poly tape made for coil wrapping, 3M #235 and the Stewart Mac Union tape. Of all of these the only reliable DC resistance reading is the Stewart Mac tape at 475K. ...  
Some observations, of all of these samples both the Stewart Mac tape and the #235 tape appears to have adhesive that is tinted black. All of the rest either have a clear adhesive or a milky white adhesive.[/QUOTE]  
The StewMac tape I just bought from them isn't made by Union, and it has a milky white adhesive. It shows no reading on my meter.  
The paper tape is by Rinrei Tape;  
And the cloth tape is by Teraoka Tape;
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6/5/2006 10:42 AM

I haven't had any problems with the Stewmac tape either. "0L" on the resistance when putting the meter probes on the tape, no effect on the resistance either before or after applying it to the coil, and no effect on the tone either -- unless my winds are intolerably bright before putting the tape on or something.
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