It seems to be good only for (creating) tension. It has a high fiction
value and once used, it bends very little.
Kenneth Tarlow wrote:
> What are the structural properties. It seems to hold up everything.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robert J Bossi, PE <rjbossi(--nospam--at)sonic.net>
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
> Date: Thursday, May 20, 1999 10:55 PM
> Subject: Re: Red Tape
> >I was in Washington DC last week and was able to purchase a piece of the
> >authentic stuff from the National Archives but it is expensive: a 3 inch
> >(circa 1865) costs $5.00. Red tape or twine was used to bind Civil War
> >records. Thus the term, "cutting through the red tape". to get to a
> >veterans records when applying for a military pension.
> >Kenneth Tarlow wrote:
> >> I was reading the other day in the Newspaper that 'Red tape holds up
> >> bridges'. They were talking about retrofitting highway bridges. I
> >> if any one knows where I can get this red tape., and does it have any
> >> applications besides bridges.
> >> Ken Tarlow