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3M™ Performance Plus Duct Tape 8979

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  • Resists UV, sunlight, and weather to stay on for up to one year without deterioration
  • Special adhesive sticks immediately and reliably long-term to most surfaces
  • Protects against light abrasion including overspray from bead blasting, sand blasting, and shot peening
  • Good choice for hanging polyethylene drapes for containment activities
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  • 3M™ Duct Tape 8979, slate blue, 48 mm x 55 m
    Overall Width (Metric)
    48 mm
    Overall Length (Metric)
    54.8 m
    Product Type
    Industrial Tape
    Overall Thickness (Metric)
    0.31 mm
  • 3M™ Performance Duct Tape 8979, Slate Blue, 96 mm x 55 m, 0.307 mm
    Overall Width (Metric)
    96 mm
    Overall Length (Metric)
    54.8 m
    Product Type
    Industrial Tape
    Overall Thickness (Metric)
    0.31 mm
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  • Resists UV, sunlight, and weather to stay on for up to one year without deterioration
  • Special adhesive sticks immediately and reliably long-term to most surfaces
  • Protects against light abrasion including overspray from bead blasting, sand blasting, and shot peening
  • Good choice for hanging polyethylene drapes for containment activities
  • Protects against grime, UV, and weather, then removes cleanly

3M™ Performance Plus Duct Tape 8979 has a unique construction that allows for both permanent and temporary applications indoor and outdoor. It is removable with little or no adhesive residue from most opaque surfaces up to 6 months after application.

Constructed of polyethylene film laminated to cloth, backed by a rubber adhesive, this tape conforms to irregular and curved surfaces, resists curling, and tears off the roll cleanly for ease in application. It is an excellent choice for containment operations, where it provides a tight seal for attaching poly draping and closing cuffs.Our Performance Plus Duct Tape 8979 was tested according to UL723, ASTM E84. The tape can be used at temperatures up to 200 degrees F.Originally developed for heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) applications, duct tape is used today in a variety of maintenance, repair and construction settings. In addition to the traditional silver, we offer it in a variety of colors to enhance utility and aesthetics. Our sturdy cloth-reinforced tape can be torn from the roll and sticks instantly, providing solutions for patching, bundling, reinforcing, tabbing, taping/splicing insulation, capping pipe, securing conduit ends, marking, labeling, temporary repair, hanging polyethylene drapes and protecting against light sandblast overspray.

Suggested Applications

  • Joining and sealing of sheetings, wallboards, metal and plastic ducting
  • Splicing of insulation, pipes and panels (hinge effect)
  • Cauling and protection with film splicing for treatment or decontamination
  • Wrapping of containers and pipes
  • Container sealing and tarp repair
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