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RE: Space rated adhesives



Duct Tape, just like they use on the Shuttle and the ISS! :)

73 de N8AU, Jim in Raymore, MO
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From: owner-AMSAT-BB@amsat.org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@amsat.org] On
Behalf Of Freeman P. Pascal IV
Sent: Thursday, April 07, 2005 11:05 AM
To: AMSAT-BB
Subject: [amsat-bb] Space rated adhesives

I noticed in several of the SETI Express integration photos the use of
tape adhesive to hold cables.  What kind of adhesive tape is able to
withstand the temperature differentials or out gassing caused by the
vacuum of space?  I would expect the tape to fail in very short time.

-Freeman, N5FPP
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