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Old 02-06-2012, 08:06 AM   #1
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Default Transformer Tape

Have just received an inverter transformer for a monitor power supply board.
It has yellow transparent tape around it. Do I remove the tape before fitting or leave it on? The one I am taking off does not have any tape on it.
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Old 02-06-2012, 08:29 AM   #2
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Default Re: Real easy question if you know the answer

Keep the tape.

also renamed the thread to reflect the subject.
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Old 02-06-2012, 08:33 AM   #3
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Default Re: Real easy question if you know the answer

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Keep the tape.

also renamed the thread to reflect the subject.
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Old 02-08-2012, 02:24 AM   #4
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Default Re: Transformer Tape

DealExtreme.com sells Kapton tape cheap. It's not that yellow tape but is high temperature and apparently is used for transformers, even where high voltage safety is needed.
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Old 02-08-2012, 04:07 PM   #5
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If the tape is still sticky, and you have a use for it, keep it. Otherwise it will just sit around adding to a larger mess of stuff

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