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3M™ Contractor Grade Pro Strength Duct Tape 3979

3M ID 7010375912UPC 000511156407043M Product Number 3979
  • THE STRONGER CHOICE: This general-purpose duct tape is ideal for tough indoor maintenance, repair, and construction jobs
  • POWERFUL ADHESIVE: Aggressive synthetic rubber adhesive grips to a wide variety of surfaces
  • RELIABLE BACKING: Medium-strength backing resists water, wear, and light abrasion
  • REINFORCED CONSTRUCTION: Cloth-reinforced backing provides the high tensile strength needed to excel in bundling applications
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Typical Properties
Attribute Name
Value
Adhesive Type
Synthetic Rubber
Application
Holding, Marking
Brand
3M™
Core Size (Imperial)
3 in
Core Size (Metric)
76.2 mm
Elongation at Break
26 %
Indoor/Outdoor
Indoor
Maximum Operating Temperature (Celsius)
93 Degree Celsius
Maximum Operating Temperature (Fahrenheit)
200 Degree Fahrenheit
Product Color
Silver
Shelf Life
18 Month
Shelf Life in Months (From Date of Manufacture)
18
Tensile Strength (Imperial)
32 lb.
Tensile Strength (Metric)
56 N/cm
Units per Case
24 Roll
Details
  • THE STRONGER CHOICE: This general-purpose duct tape is ideal for tough indoor maintenance, repair, and construction jobs
  • POWERFUL ADHESIVE: Aggressive synthetic rubber adhesive grips to a wide variety of surfaces
  • RELIABLE BACKING: Medium-strength backing resists water, wear, and light abrasion
  • REINFORCED CONSTRUCTION: Cloth-reinforced backing provides the high tensile strength needed to excel in bundling applications
  • WATER-TIGHT SEAL: Forms a tight, moisture-resistant seal in many containment situations

Constructed of polyethylene film laminated to cloth with a rubber adhesive, this economical tape resists curling and tears off the roll cleanly for use in MRO/construction. 3M™ Contractor Grade Pro Strength Duct Tape 3979 is economically priced to provide a medium-strength, temporary solution.

 

Originally developed for heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) applications, duct tape is used today in a variety of maintenance, repair and construction settings.
Good for hanging poly, bundling pipe, pulling wire and more

A Tape with Versatility
Originally developed for heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) applications, duct tape is used today in a variety of maintenance, repair and construction settings. Due to its unique design and price, 3M™ Contractor Grade Pro Strength Duct Tape 3979 is a strong choice for general indoor, everyday duties where strength and moisture resistance are necessary. The contractor-grade tape can also be used at temperatures as high as 200°F for up to 30 minutes.

3M™ Contractor Grade Pro Strength Duct Tape 3979 comes with a classic, silver-colored backing. Our sturdy cloth-reinforced tape can be torn from the roll and sticks instantly, providing a wide range of convenient solutions.

Recommended Applications

  • Patching
  • Bundling
  • Reinforcing
  • Tabbing
  • Taping/splicing insulation
  • Capping pipe
  • Securing conduit ends
  • Marking
  • Labeling
  • Temporary repair
  • Hanging polyethylene drapes
  • Protecting against light sandblast overspray
3M™ Contractor Grade Pro Strength Duct Tape 3979 can also be used at temperatures as high as 200°F for up to 30 minutes.
Backing tears cleaning both down and across the roll

Built to Stick
3M's family of rugged cloth and duct tapes adheres to most surfaces for applications ranging from bundling to moisture proofing, sealing to splicing, reinforcing to hanging poly drapes. Available in a variety of colors and strengths, they're known best for their hand tearability, high tensile strength and conformability.

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