Never apply power directly to a tape as it will burn through the filaments in time.
A power connector (R59C) should be used to connect power between tapes.
Apply the power to any metal part; either to the tensioner wire (R36N), or by inserting a joining buckle (R24) in the run.
You Will Need
Power Connectors – R59C
These power connectors come with a pair of connector clips with 0.55m of R28 Teflon insulated cable.
Joining buckle (20mm) R22
Stainless steel buckle for a very quick and neat method of joining two pieces of broken or cut electric tape together.