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First invented in the 1920s, Duct Tape was developed further during World War II by a division of the Johnson & Johnson company. Duct Tape is a strong adhesive tape with a cloth- or scrim-back, often coated with polyethylene. While soldiers were the first to use the product, Duct Tape was quickly adopted in other areas, to make shoes shoes stronger, for wrapping steel cables or electrical conductors, and to wrap duct-work on furnaces.
%DETAILS% Answer no it is not safe at all.what will work better is a product called muffler or exhaust bandage.its available from most auto stores and it works very well for a temporary repair. its basically a sort of tape designed for high temperature eg mufflers
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First, you rip off two pieces of duct tape a little over 6" long. Then, put them horizontally and put an inch of the sticky side on the non sticky side of the other piece. Repeat. Then take the two giant pieces and put the two large sticky sides together. Repeat once again and you will have your two…
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Duct Tape Duct tape was originally called Duck tape. It was green in color and used in the Military first. Generally used to tape Ammo cans shut. After WWII the tape was colored silver and used on Air Ducts during the housing boom when the troops came home. Duct tape can be used in emergency sit…
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Answer you just get a big roll of tape and form it into clothes or you could have any bag and rap tape around it and then remove the bag.
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Duct Tape in Space Whoever told you this is wrong. Duct tape is useful everywhere. See:http://www.ducttapeguys.com/NASA/index.htmlBut you'd have some major trouble with suction cups!Duct tape saved one of the Apollo crewsThey did have trouble getting duck (not "duct", it was used to seal the edges …
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The Permacel Division of Johnson & Johnson invented the Military Version of Duct Tape in 1942, ostensibly to keep moisture out of ammunition boxes. As it is made from "cotton duck", a woven cloth, and is waterproof, some people immediately started calling it Duck Tape. The enterprising military …
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There are many colors of duct tape, I don't know and exact number but the carious colors include, pink, yellow, light blue, teal, dark blue, red, green, purple, burgundy/red/brown, red, tan, white, black, silver, plain, tie die, plaid, orange, and camo.
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Duct tape is an extremely strong tape that is actually composed of three layers: Layer 1: A Resilient PlasticLayer 2: A Fabric MeshLayer 3: Rubber Based AdhesiveDuct tape is manufactured by pressing the three layers together. "Now, some manufacturers have created a process that makes the same strong…
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You would want to use something that dissolves the glue remnants without removing the stain. Try soaking the area with tung oil, Olde English oil or similar product. Let sit a few minutes and you should be able to gently scrape it off. Remove excess oil with a clean, dry cloth. Paint thinner werx w…
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It is pronounced duct tape, but people say it so fast it sounds like duck tape. Originally duct tape was used for taping ductwork together. This is used in the air conditioning systems in most buildings. Duct tape was strong enough and flexible for the job. Later, it was used for almost anything ima…
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Pocket tape measure- These tapes are small enough to fit in your pockets. It ranges from 2m to 10 m and is handy to use. There are various shapes and sizes available at online office supplies store like Mark4Os in Pennsylvania. Tapes with notes- For those who need to note down the measurements too f…
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yes there is "The most recent addition to the Scotch duct tape family is the development of the first-ever transparent duct tape. ... The clear benefit is that this duct tape is transparent when applied, making repairs less noticeable."Available at Home Depot.
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you can't properly make duct tape unfortunately as it has to be factory made with special clue and conditions
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Because they want to be quiet.
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it is so cute and people think that it is the best accessories ever
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hull house
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Sorry, but no ive tried. it was painffull and unrewarding!
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It's duct tape. almost anything
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use heavy duty two sided 1 inch foam tape, bought at lowes but probably sells at auto parts store also. Just make sure its heavy duty, clean both surfaces and make sure they are dry. My repair is still holding after 2 years.
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Remove duct tape adhesive with Goo-Gone or Goof-Off.
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I left it on for about 2 1/2 days and it worked.
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Masking tape is a paper product (usually tan color) with adhesive that makes it easily removable. It's a temporary tape. Most people put masking tape on window seals and around door frames (and many other places) when painting a room. Duct tape is made with a plastic coating (usually silver color);…
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Probs summit to do with advertising
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almost anything since it is water proof and really sticky it will last quite a long time/make a suit, i did and it is awesome but it is not recommended Just remember never to use it on any metallic ducts. It is the worst possible type of tape for that and is illegal to use on any ducts handling hea…
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actually yes you can....I made one and it is not very large but i bet i could make a big one if i tried i will show you instructions how to make one though....1. take any color duct tape i would say use brown duct tape but you can really use any color of your choice.2.rip a long peice of duct tape o…
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waterANS 2 -Goo-Gone or Goof-Off are both environmentally friendly
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The rubber-based adhesive.
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According to 3M's data sheet, it is 36 lbs. / in. width. So a piece of 2" duct tape should hold 72 lbs.
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There have been a number of studies that indicate that the application of duct tape demonstrates a statistically higher effectiveness of wart removal than other treatments or no treatment at all. The studies may have flaws or omissions, however, that skewed the results. If you would like to try to r…
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Andi (Andrea) Smith Actually, It's Andi Coughlin now. Thanks for asking about me!
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if you go to duct tape club they have a link that tells you weight number of roll length the only one i can quote is496,022 linear miles in 2005 that's enough to go to the moon and back
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First get the colors of duct tape that you want. Then you get a piece of cardboard.You trace your feet on the cardboard with a marker. Make sure they are spaced out.Cut out the outline of your feet.Then make a hole where the space between your first and second toes. Next you have to put duct tape on…
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Grab the end and pull.if it is stuck, take a Q-tip and spray it with pan"the stuff so the food doesn't stick the the pans" ,but DO NOT spray it on your face. Use a cotton ball or Q-tip and slowly rub with a Q-tip around the sides. If it gets in eyes,nose,or mouth wash them with water.
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U take 5 roles of duck tape and first you bend the tape then u keep doing it over then you put tape than u do the same thing then you got yur walet
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No he did not.
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YES!!! I have had terrible warts on my fingers. So I put duct tape on them and left it on for two days and my warts were gone.
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First thing is to get duct tape. Then you rap the back side of the duct tape around your hand and then do that again but on the sticky side rap the sticky around the sticky side that on the outside of you fingers. And there you go.
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yes
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He worked at Johnson & Johnson, no one knows his/her actual name but he/she was a j&j employee and no one has ever taken credit for his/her work
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Duct tape is an insulator, but it's not the best, especially for some uses. When using tape for electrical uses, electrical tape is much better.
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You can make alot of things, like a boat entirely out of duct tape. also putting like pennies any kind of change into it for mass. if you look it up a bunch of things come up for you.
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Duct tape is a generic name for a variety of products made with different materials. Its usually expected to be a thin grey thermoplastic ribbon reinforced with an unwoven or open weave cloth reinforcement of polyester or cotton fiber adhesive coated on the reinforrcement side. The grey color is usu…
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if you double duct tape over itself, it can pull a 2000 lb car out of a ditch
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i would say get duct tape because masking tape isn't as flexible nor as colorful also when you make your thurmust it will show bubbles in the tape! you can get duct tape at taget or even the dollar store
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It doesn't seem like it would be sinful, but there are definitely more meaningful and useful ways to combat boredom. Taking a walk, reading a book, helping others, and exercising are some suggestions.
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No... just slightly strange. "Sinful" is one of those tricky words. Some people think it's "sinful" to work on the Sabbath. So it depends on your particular faith tradition. Duct taping your mouth is not inherently dangerous or abusive (since you're doing to yourself). Of course, if you find yoursel…
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hell yeah. you should be ashamed of yourself, dude. gods gonna come after you fer sure! holla!
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meghan is my bffl
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cooler then chuck Norris in a blizzered
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Tattoos, depending on your skin type, take anywhere from one to three weeks to heal completely. It is a wound. It heals like a wound. The only difference is, the resulting scar is full of ink. If the scab that forms over your tattoo gets soggy and falls off too soon, the tattoo will heal splotchy a…
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you have to make 6 modules that look kind of like a stretched pentagon and tape them together along the edges.
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Duck Brand Duct Tape has: 20 Yards in Most Solid Colors (Excluding the Neon's below) and Real Tree Camouflage15 Yards in Neon Yellow, Noen Pink, Neon Green, Neon Orange, and Chrome.10 Yards in ALL Patterned Duct Tape (Excluding Camo) and the Gold Tape.
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. His name was Milton Skebelsky and he worked for Johnson & Johnson, which is why he got no recognition for it.
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clean the article of clothing
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no ive tried trust me it did nothing ...but it did hurt!!
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Some brands of duct tape are toxic, when the stick side comes into contact with water. it is because it contains Diflouroethane which is an Organo Flourine. Its known to be fatal, when mixed with water and has caused fatal cardiac arrests in the worst case and abdominal cramps and sickness is the le…
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they call it duct tape bc the dude that invented it was named that! duck tape is a vinyl, reinforced, multipurpose pressure sensitive tape with a soft and flexible shell and pressure sensitive adhesive. is generally silver or black in color but many other colors have recently became available. Duct…
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Just get a straw of a brand new pencil, and get some green duct tape and wrap duct tape around your straw your going to want to get a piece tats a little bit longer than your straw. Then get your favorite color of duct tape and rip off a piece about 3" long and then fold the two top corners to where…
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You can get duct tape from any nearby target,Walmart,or home depot. It usually costs an average of 10$. I hope this was helpful to you.
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It helped save the crew because it put together the pieces of the land Rover so they could get back to their space craft. The preceding answer is completely bogus. Apollo 13 suffered a series of malfunctions and a major explosion on the first day of the mission, which immediately required an improv…
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duct tape man is tyler thielen. that lives in Missouri and masters duct tape
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If the duct tape is just taped on the floor, just carefully remove the tape. Using the edge of a knife helps lift it off the floor to start with.
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The chemicals will mostly just make you pass out or die...but it can also make you feel light-headed, so technically...the answer is yes.
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nothing For clean edges when painting and residue free removal - green painter's tape For metal, fiberglass, general repairs and isn't expected to come off cleanly - Duct tape
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You can use duct tape to apply the shipping label but do not tape over print unless you are using clear shipping tape. Duct tape Should NOT be used to seal a cardboard box for shipping as the adhesive does not hold up well under temperatures that are typical for a package to experience during transi…
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It all depends on the roll of duct tape!Regular duct tape can have anywhere from 10-60 yards. Neon colors and chrome usually have 15 yards. Other colors such as aqua, beige, brown, maroon, electric blue, and purple have 20 yards. Red, yellow, blue, white, black, and green come in rolls of 20 yards a…
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DoS (day of silence) is a GLBTQ protest against (dont take my word for it) the banning of gay marrage, people will put duct tape over their mouths and stay silent for the whole day.
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you get a piece of duct tape and wrap it back to the place you cut it get a different color of duct tape and wrap it around the other piece and slide a bobby pin through and there you have a duct tape bow! I would just say it like this..... take six inches of tape ( any color ) and fold it in half s…
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Red, green, yellow, the original silver.Also there's blue, teal, red, orange, lime green, forest green, purple, yellow, pink, black silver, and then gray. Duct tape comes in a variety of colors, and even patterns.
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The best use is the one it was invented for: sealing air conditioning and heating ducts. But duct tape can also be used for strengthening, decoration, or both. This might be one of the funniest ways to use duct tape, but it works. My dad used to use it to refasten my disposable diapers after opening…
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Yes, you can put anything that will fit into your microwave oven as long as it's not made of any type of metal. That can cause sparks and set your microwave on fire.
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rip it off
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You can make pretty much anything out of duct tape. For example you can make: FlipFlopsBookBagspursesBraceletsFlowersBookcoversTiesHatsWalletsMasksSun Glasses Just be aware that it's glue will lose adherence if it gets too hot. UH.... well I just recently made a ducktape mega phone and rose.......…
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put water on it
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Rolls of duct tape vary, tape made for hardware purposes can be much longer, but crafting duct tape by the Duck (3M) brand are sold in lengths of both 10 and 15 yards.
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I have a chinchilla breed and she stuck her head in the duct tape box that i made her and she had a problem!!! Yes!
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Duct tape , because it has sticky chemicals in it . if scotch tape gets wet it will fall off!
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one word - blender.
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PHILADELPHIA - Investigators say a man wrapped a cat in duct tape, put it in a shopping bag and left it in a neighbor's backyard. The Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says 19-year-old James Davis was arrested Saturday night on animal cruelty charges. Official George Be…
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Duct Tape can cost about $3.99-$5.99. If you pay anymore than that, I'd say that you are getting a bad deal!
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You can buy colored duct tape from the "Duck Tape" brand or even not that brand at Walmart, Micheals, Staples, Target, A.C Moore,5 Below, and even more. You can go online to these stores' websites or search it on Google. The cheapest that I've seen it is at 5 below and Target. Oh and I forgot, you c…
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Yes, They Do Sell Cheap And Colorful Duct Tape There.
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It might have neon duct tape, if not, I would try Wal-Mart.
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No. It's a waste of time and money that could be better spent on other preparation. If the window is hit by a tree branch or some other flying object, the tape isn't going to make any difference, at all. It doesn't make the glass any stronger and it doesn't prevent flying glass if the window fails. …
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it can hold 68 pounds a strand
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9,999,999,999,999,999,999,999,999,999,999,999,999,999,999,999,999 googleplex!!!
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a bout can be made out of duck tapeif.......you have enough and the proper structure
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Any hardware/home improvement store will have the highest quality duct tape. But stores like Walgreens, Wal-Mart, Target, and dollar stores have some pretty strong duct tape too.
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you can make so many things with duct tape. I will tell you the things i make with duct tape: flip flops, wallets, purses, bracelets, jackets, pants, bow ties, bows for your hair, rose pens, phone cases, pencil pouches, hats, slippers, earings, magic wallets, rings, and book marks. I hope that helps…
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It is usually around 4 dollars.
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One way to answered is to go to your local supermarket or hardware store.
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Roses, bowls, biker gloves, hats, dresses, suits, wallets, backpacks, hats, Bracelets, purses, belts, any type of clothing, though try not to put the sticky side in direct contact with skin, any electronic case, belts, hammock, flowers, wallet, notebook/book covers, luggage tag, small back, photo al…
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