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RE: Space rated adheasives



Hi Freeman

> 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.

As others have mentioned, we use kapton tape which is transparent golden
looking.

When we run out, we don't use duct tape, but chewing gum can come in handy
as it is easy to keep pre-prepared and ready in small volumes.

73, Howard G6LVB
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