They are nontoxic, chemically inert, resist abrasions, and withstand extreme environments. They feature a PTFE (Teflon) compounded with a direct-coat acrylic or silicone pressure-sensitive adhesive. The tapes can be from 0.5 to 12-in. wide, and come with a backing for easy die cutting and application.

DeWAL Industries Inc., 15 Ray Trainor Dr., Saunderstown, RI 02874, (800) 366-8356,