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When was duct tape invented? Answered

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Matt21497
Matt21497

10 years ago

1942 When the military started calling medical tape duck tape because of the way the water came off of it. The military used it to cover up and waterproof there ammunition boxes

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wilcurt
wilcurt

10 years ago

1942 is when people started using "Duck" tape. Masking tape was in the 1920's. And "Duct" tape started being used in 1970's

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gmxx
gmxx

10 years ago

in 1942...

see here:LINK

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frollard
frollard

Answer 10 years ago

lol at googling the query for wikipedia... why not just go to wiki to start with :D? Awesome stuff.

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gmxx
gmxx

Answer 10 years ago

because it was a question that if you had googled would have yielded the answer.

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frollard
frollard

Answer 10 years ago

but being a tangible thing - you could search within wikipedia: but to search in google the words duct tape and wikipedia... is lol :D

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gmxx
gmxx

Answer 10 years ago

i was making a point.... i wanted the results of the thing to go to the wikipedia article, since that is where i found the answer

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frollard
frollard

Answer 10 years ago

indeed :D You get what I mean tho...