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Pressure-sensitive tape, known also in various countries as PSA tape, adhesive tape, self-stick tape, sticky tape, or just tape, is an adhesive tape that will stick with application of pressure, without the need for a solvent (such as water) or heat for activation. [1]

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Adhesive tape

Adhesive tape refers to any one of a variety of combinations of backing materials coated with an adhesive.

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Association Française de Normalisation (AFNOR, en: French Standardization Association) is the French national organization for standardization and its International Organization for Standardization member body.

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ASTM International

ASTM International is an international standards organization that develops and publishes voluntary consensus technical standards for a wide range of materials, products, systems, and services.

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A bandage is a piece of material used either to support a medical device such as a dressing or splint, or on its own to provide support to or to restrict the movement of a part of the body.

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Box-sealing tape

Box-sealing tape, parcel tape or packing tape is a pressure-sensitive tape used for closing or sealing corrugated fiberboard boxes.

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Double-sided tape

Double-sided tape is any pressure-sensitive tape that is coated with adhesive on both sides.

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Drafting tape

Drafting Tape, also known as "the second most useful tape in the world", is similar to duct tape in that it has a wide variety of uses, but differs in several key areas.

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Dressing (medical)

A dressing is a sterile pad or compress applied to a wound to promote healing and protect the wound from further harm.

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Duct tape

Duct tape, also referred to as duck tape, is cloth- or scrim-backed pressure-sensitive tape, often coated with polyethylene.

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Electrical tape

Electrical tape (or insulating tape) is a type of pressure-sensitive tape used to insulate electrical wires and other materials that conduct electricity.

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Fiberglass (US) or fibreglass (UK) is a common type of fiber-reinforced plastic using glass fiber.

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Filament tape

Filament tape or strapping tape is a pressure-sensitive tape used for several packaging functions such as closing corrugated fiberboard boxes, reinforcing packages, bundling items, pallet unitizing, etc.

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Gaffer tape

Gaffer tape (also known as gaffer's tape or gaff tape as well as camera tape and spike tape for narrow, coloured gaffer tape) is a heavy cotton cloth pressure-sensitive tape with strong adhesive and tensile properties.

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Hockey is a sport in which two teams play against each other by trying to maneuver a ball or a puck into the opponent's goal using a hockey stick.

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Hockey tape

There are two kinds of hockey tape used by ice hockey, field hockey, roller hockey, and lacrosse players: stick (or blade) tape and shin tape.

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International Organization for Standardization

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is an international standard-setting body composed of representatives from various national standards organizations.

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International standard

International standards are standards developed by international standards organizations.

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A label (as distinct from signage) is a piece of paper, plastic film, cloth, metal, or other material affixed to a container or product, on which is written or printed information or symbols about the product or item.

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Lacrosse is a team sport played with a lacrosse stick and a lacrosse ball.

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Masking tape

Masking tape, also known as painter's tape, is a type of pressure-sensitive tape made of a thin and easy-to-tear paper, and an easily released pressure-sensitive adhesive.

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Paper is a thin material produced by pressing together moist fibres of cellulose pulp derived from wood, rags or grasses, and drying them into flexible sheets.

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In chemistry, pH is a logarithmic scale used to specify the acidity or basicity of an aqueous solution.

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Plastic is material consisting of any of a wide range of synthetic or semi-synthetic organic compounds that are malleable and so can be molded into solid objects.

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Plastic film

Plastic film is a thin continuous polymeric material.

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Polyester is a category of polymers that contain the ester functional group in their main chain.

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Polypropylene (PP), also known as polypropene, is a thermoplastic polymer used in a wide variety of applications.

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Polyvinyl chloride

Polyvinyl chloride, also known as polyvinyl or '''vinyl''', commonly abbreviated PVC, is the world's third-most widely produced synthetic plastic polymer, after polyethylene and polypropylene.

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Pressure-sensitive adhesive

Pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA, self-adhesive, self-stick adhesive) is adhesive which forms a bond when pressure is applied to marry the adhesive with the adherend.

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Release liner

A release liner is a paper or plastic-based film sheet (usually applied during the manufacturing process) used to prevent a sticky surface from prematurely adhering.

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Rheology (from Greek ῥέω rhéō, "flow" and -λoγία, -logia, "study of") is the study of the flow of matter, primarily in a liquid state, but also as "soft solids" or solids under conditions in which they respond with plastic flow rather than deforming elastically in response to an applied force.

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Scotch Tape

Scotch Tape is a brand name used for pressure-sensitive tapes manufactured by 3M as part of the company's Scotch brand.

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Security tape

Security tape (or security label) is a type of adhesive tape used to help reduce shipping losses due to pilfering and reduce tampering or product adulteration.

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Sellotape is a British brand of transparent, polypropylene-based, pressure-sensitive tape, and is the leading brand in the United Kingdom.

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Specification (technical standard)

A specification often refers to a set of documented requirements to be satisfied by a material, design, product, or service.

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Speed tape

Speed tape is an aluminium pressure-sensitive tape used to do minor repairs on aircraft and racing cars.

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Spike (stagecraft)

In stagecraft, a spike is a marking, usually made with a piece of tape (although some houses (theatres) use paint pens), put on or around the stage.

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Surgical tape

Surgical tape or medical tape is a type of pressure-sensitive adhesive tape used in medicine and first aid to hold a bandage or other dressing onto a wound.

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Synthetic rubber

A synthetic rubber is any artificial elastomer.

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Tackifiers are chemical compounds used in formulating adhesives to increase the tack, the stickiness of the surface of the adhesive.

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Tape dispenser

A tape dispenser is an object that holds a roll of tape and has a mechanism at one end to shear the tape.

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Test method

A test method is a method for a test in science or engineering, such as a physical test, chemical test, or statistical test.

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A textile is a flexible material consisting of a network of natural or artificial fibres (yarn or thread).

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Triboluminescence is an optical phenomenon in which light is generated through the breaking of chemical bonds in a material when it is pulled apart, ripped, scratched, crushed, or rubbed (see tribology).

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Wetting is the ability of a liquid to maintain contact with a solid surface, resulting from intermolecular interactions when the two are brought together.

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A wound is a type of injury which happens relatively quickly in which skin is torn, cut, or punctured (an open wound), or where blunt force trauma causes a contusion (a closed wound).

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pressure-sensitive_tape

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