Definitions for "BUTT SPLICE"
Keywords:  splice, overlap, joining, tape, mylar
An end to end joining of two similar materials aimed at obtaining continuity of surface thickness. Should be used when applying mounting tape to cylinders for printing plates.
Film splice in which the ends come together without overlapping; ends are held together by splicing tape.
Two pieces of coated abrasive "butted" together (with no overlap) to form an endless belt. A very strong, thin, Mylar® tape is used on the back of the splice to hold it together. Belts made in this configuration are bi-directional and run smoother.
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