Tape Attachment Retainer
Original Publication Date: 1983-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-07
A dual elastomer retainer 10 attaches a flexible tape 11 to a rigid body, such as a leader 12. As shown in Fig. 2, the dual elastomer retainer comprises a high durometer, low coefficient of friction shell 13 which inserts easily into the rigid body 12, and a low durometer, high coefficient of friction elastomer 14, which is corrugated to grip the flexible tape 11 without concentrated stress.