Posted 8 months ago
This is a 1960's roll package of Arno Adhesives Thread-Seal Tape for sealing threds on piping, commonly known now as Teflon Tape. - Made by the Arno Adhesive Tapes Company, Inc., Michigan City, Indiana.
The package is a plastic two-piece snap close spool holder - Product #C951
The tape is the 1/2" width size and the spool holds 260" of teflon tape.
-- Arno Adhesive Tapes was founded around 1955 by Dr. Richard Scholl (known for Dr. Scholls Foot Powder and Dr. Scholls foam shoe inserts - he also founded a dairy in Michigan City which still currently operates). - The company held many patents for various adhesive tapes and had trademarked several brands such as 'Carpetak' and 'Tigertape'. - They manufactured all different types of adhesive tapes.
- The Arno Adhesive Tapes Company closed in the late 1980's or early 1990's.