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3M™ Performance Plus Duct Tape 8979, Slate Blue, 48 mm x 54.8 m, 12.1 mil, 24 Roll/Case, Conveniently Packaged

  • 3M ID 7000001330
  • UPC 00021200564680

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

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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.

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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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