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3M™ Performance Plus Duct Tape 8979

3M ID B400660013M Product Number 8979
  • Outdoor, UV-tolerant duct tape maintains versatile performance when exposed to the elements
  • Removes cleanly for up to six months from most opaque surfaces even after sun and weather exposure
  • Sticks immediately and stays on for up to one year without deterioration
  • Save time and hassle of removing sticky or dried-on residue
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Specifications
Attribute Name
Value
Adhesion to Steel
57 oz/in
Adhesive Material
Rubber
Adhesive Type
Rubber
Alternative Sale Availability
6. This item is for industrial use only and there are no VOC restrictions.
Application
Masking & Duct Tapes, Masking for Painting, Paint Preparation Masking, Painting & Depainting
Backing (Carrier) Material
Polyethylene/Cloth Scrim
Brand
3M™
Color Family
Black, Blue, Green
Core Size (Imperial)
3 in
Core Size (Metric)
76.2 mm
Elongation at Break
17 %
Indoor/Outdoor
Outdoor
Industries
Appliance, Automotive, Construction, Electrical, Electronics, Furniture, General Industrial, Marine, Metalworking, Military, Military & Government, MRO, Specialty Vehicle, Transportation, Woodworking
Maximum Operating Temperature (Celsius)
93 Degree Celsius
Maximum Operating Temperature (Fahrenheit)
200 Degree Fahrenheit
National Stock Number
7510015504690
Overall Length (Imperial)
10 yd, 24.93 yd, 4.92 yd, 59.93 yd, 60 yd, 60.14 yd
Overall Length (Metric)
22.8 m, 4.5 m, 54.8 m, 55 m, 9.14 m
Overall Width (Imperial)
0.94 in, 1.88 in, 1.96 in, 12 in, 2.83 in, 27.5 in, 29 in, 3.77 in, 5.66 in, 7 in
Overall Width (Metric)
144 mm, 177.8 mm, 24 mm, 304.8 mm, 48 mm, 50 mm, 698.5 mm, 72 mm, 736.6 mm, 96 mm
Performance Level
High Performance
Product Color
Black, Olive, Slate Blue
Regulatory Key
AD-01178, AD-01179, AD-01180, AD01179
Shelf Life
18 Month
Size (Imperial)
0.94 in x 59.93 yd, 1.88 in x 10 yd, 1.88 in x 24.93 yd, 1.88 in x 4.92 yd, 1.88 in x 59.93 yd, 1.88 in x 60.14 yd, 1.96 in x 24.93 yd, 12 in x 60 yd, 2.83 in x 4.92 yd, 2.83 in x 59.93 yd, 27.5 in x 59.93 yd, 29 in x 60 yd, 3.77 in x 59.93 yd, 5.66 in x 59.93 yd, 7 in x 60 yd
Size (Metric)
144 mm x 54.8 m, 177.8 mm x 54.8 m, 24 mm x 54.8 m, 304.8 mm x 54.8 m, 48 mm x 22.8 m, 48 mm x 4.5 m, 48 mm x 54.8 m, 48 mm x 55 m, 48 mm x 9.14 m, 50 mm x 22.8 m, 698.5 mm x 54.8 m, 72 mm x 4.5 m, 72 mm x 54.8 m, 736.6 mm x 54.8 m, 96 mm x 54.8 m
TDS Required
Yes
Tensile Strength (Imperial)
36.5 lb.
Tensile Strength (Metric)
64 N/cm
Total Tape Thickness without Liner (Imperial)
11.5 mil
Total Tape Thickness without Liner (Metric)
0.29 mm
Units per Case
1 Roll, 12 Roll, 2 Roll, 24 Roll, 30 Roll, 4 Roll, 48 Roll, 6 Roll, 60 Roll
Details
  • Outdoor, UV-tolerant duct tape maintains versatile performance when exposed to the elements
  • Removes cleanly for up to six months from most opaque surfaces even after sun and weather exposure
  • Sticks immediately and stays on for up to one year without deterioration
  • Save time and hassle of removing sticky or dried-on residue
  • Strong water-resistant backing resists wear and light abrasion
  • Provides a tight, moisture-resistant seal in many containment situations
  • Conforms to irregular surfaces without lifting
  • Available in slate blue, black and olive colors

Constructed of polyethylene film laminated to cloth with a rubber adhesive, this tape resists curling and tears off the roll cleanly for easy application on rough surfaces. 3M™ Performance Plus Duct Tape 8979 has a unique construction that allows for applications indoors and outdoors. It is removable with little or no adhesive residue up to six months after application.

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3M™ Performance Plus Duct Tape 8979 sticks for up to one year without deteriorating and removes cleanly for up to 6 months
A Tape with Versatility
Originally developed for heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) applications, duct tape is used today in a variety of maintenance, repair and construction settings. 3M™ Performance Plus Duct Tape 8979 removes cleanly for up to six months from most opaque surfaces, even outdoor applications after sun and weather exposure. It sticks immediately and stays on for up to one year without deterioration. The tape was tested for flame spread using test method UL723, ASTM E84 and can be used at temperatures as high as 200°F for up to 30 minutes. This sturdy cloth-reinforced tape can be torn from the roll by hand and sticks instantly, providing a wide range of convenient solutions. They offer 3M™ Performance Plus Duct Tape 8979 in slate blue, black and olive to enhance utility and aesthetics.

Applications
  • Outdoor duct tape applications
  • Temporary weather sealing
  • Capping pipe
  • Patching
  • Bundling
  • Reinforcing
  • Tabbing
  • Taping/splicing insulation
  • Securing conduit ends
  • Marking
  • Labeling
  • Temporary repair
  • Hanging polyethylene drapes
  • Protecting against light sandblast overspray

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, these tapes are best known for their hand tearability, high tensile strength and conformability.

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