[sdiy] Adhesive tape to secure ribbon cables inside synths.

Michael Zacherl sdiy-mz01 at blauwurf.info
Tue Oct 14 11:37:47 CEST 2014

I also like to secure loose parts with hot glue but then when dissecting hardware for repair or maintenance it can
get a real pain to remove such parts without destroying. No good serviceability!


On 14.Oct 2014, at 9:42 , Roman Sowa <modular at go2.pl> wrote:

> Hot glue is also good at this. It does wonders when you have lots of thin wires going all over the place. Sometimes I use it also to secure small PCBs, like MIDI interface.
> Roman
> W dniu 2014-10-11 01:27, Michael E Caloroso pisze:
>> All tape comes loose with age, and don't ever use it over the traces
>> of PC boards.  I prefer a bead of RTV or other rubber cement - more
>> permanent than tape, and can still be removed.
>> MC
>> On 10/10/14, blacet at blacet.com <blacet at blacet.com> wrote:
>>> Double stick tape. Also comes in pads which may be easier to work with.
>>> Related are ribbon cable clamps with double stick backing.
>>> Gorilla tape. (Great duct tape like product.)
>>>> You might try self-amalgamating tape. I used it a lot in my days working
>>>> for BT. Its one of the wonders of cable maintenance and it does what its
>>>> name says.
>>>> US
>>>> http://www.screwfix.com/p/self-amalgamating-rubber-tape-black-19mm-x-10m/87717
>>>> UK
>>>> http://www.maplin.co.uk/p/self-amalgamating-waterproof-tape-10m-black-kw29g
>>>> Graheme
>>>> On 08/10/14 21:37, Dave Kendall wrote:
>>>>> Hi all.
>>>>> While repairing a K2600X (Fatar) keybed, I noticed that the tape
>>>>> holding various ribbon cables in place on the steel chassis has lost
>>>>> its grip and become useless.
>>>>> Can anybody recommend a type of permanent adhesive tape to do the job?
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>> Dave


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