|Title||Untitled (Raychem Desertclad Tape Trial in Alaska), November 1975|
|Object Name||Transparency, Slide|
Untitled (Raychem Desertclad Tape Trial in Alaska), November 1975. This color slide shows a close up view of machinery applying white Desertclad heat shrink coating to a section of pipe. A roll of white tape appears at upper left and is rolled onto a large metal pipe at bottom center. The machinery in the image is painted yellow and the surface has multiple chips and scratches.
Desertclad was a product that the Raychem Corporation was testing for use coating oil pipelines in desert conditions. This trial was performed in Alaska during the same period that Raychem was working on coating the Trans-Alaska Pipeline.