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3M™ Extra Heavy Duty Duct Tape 6969 Silver, 48 mm x 54.8 m 10.7 mil, 24 individuallly wrapped rolls per case, Conveniently Packaged

3M ID  70006250172    UPC#  00051131069695    3M Product Number  6969     
3M™ Extra Heavy Duty Duct Tape 6969 Silver, 48mmx54.8 m 10.7 mil
3M™ Extra Heavy Duty Duct Tape 6969 Silver, 48mmx54.8 m 10.7 mil
3M™ Extra Heavy Duty Duct Tape 6969 Silver, 48mmx54.8 m 10.7 mil
3M™ Extra Heavy Duty Duct Tape 6969 brings industrial strength, easy tear and abrasion resistance to your job site or tool box. Add moisture resistance and tack-free edges and you have an easy-handling duct tape ready to take on tough jobs such as bundling pipes and rebar, hanging heavy containment sheets, securing trip hazards and hanging plastic sheeting.
  • Tough 10.7 mil. tape is ideal for heavy bundling, joining and sealing
  • Aggressive rubber adhesive provides a strong bond and clean removal, even on rough surfaces
  • Water-resistant polyethylene backing seals out moisture, resists abrasion and wear
  • Thick tape handles easily and tears cleanly and evenly without splintering
  • Meets burn test requirements for UL 723, ASTM E-84, NFPA 255, UBC 8-1
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This industrial strength duct tape owes its strength and reliable performance to its abrasion resistant, water proof polyethylene film backing. Its dense cloth scrim and aggressive rubber adhesive combine with the backing to produce an effective tape that conforms, sticks where needed, seals, protects and meets dozens of other demanding applications. In addition to strength and reliability, this tape tears easily by hand and removes cleanly for no-hassle use on demand. This heavy-duty duct tape is valuable for hundreds of uses in transportation, aerospace, automotive, commercial vehicle, RV, bus, truck, ship yards, military, metal working, furniture, electronics, solar, trailer manufacturing and woodworking industries.

One of the most important points to consider when choosing a duct tape is how it is going to be used. When it comes to choosing a 3M™ Duct Tape that meets the need for a particular job, consider the following: Performance Plus and Outdoor Masking Tapes are best-in-class tapes for indoor/outdoor use, offering clean removal and long term weatherability. Extra Heavy Duty, Heavy Duty and Multi Purpose duct tapes provide reliable performance for demanding contractor, MRO and industrial job site applications; and General Purpose duct tapes offer cost-effective options for general and lighter duty applications such as bundling, sealing, holding and identifying.

The need for qualities such as strength, moisture resistance, abrasion resistance, heat resistance and clean removal are among the issues that impact the effectiveness of a duct tape. Two of three principal factors that make up a tape's strength are its backing and adhesive. The thicker the backing, the greater tensile strength (the resistance to breaking under tension), moisture and abrasion resistance provided. A rubber-based or synthetic rubber adhesive provides instant stick, a strong bond and long-lasting hold, even in moist conditions. Lastly, the distinctive cloth scrim, laminated between the backing and the adhesive, adds additional strength and also helps guide straight horizontal and vertical tearing.

One last and often overlooked fact about tapes in general, is that they all need to be stored correctly and they all have a shelf life. Weak adhesion, lifting, curling, breakage and difficulty in removal are more often than not, attributable to age or improperly stored tape, as opposed to quality. In all cases, care should be taken to read all product information thoroughly. In particular, the tape's specifications should be weighed against the task at hand to ensure successful, cost-effective outcomes.

A toolbox mainstay in industry and home workshops, duct tape (sometimes mistakenly referred to as "duck tape") serves a wide range of maintenance, repair and construction needs. The term "duct tape" comes from the tape's original use in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) applications, including duct sealing. Today it is found in residential, industrial and commercial environments and used effectively in construction, electrical, industrial, marine, and military, abatement, trucking and automotive markets.


 Adhesion to Steel oz/in (N/100 mm)‎‎ 51 (56)
 Adhesive Type‎‎ Rubber
 Backing Material‎‎ Polyethylene film over cloth scrim
 Brand‎‎ 3M
 Color‎‎ Silver
 Elongation‎‎ 16 Percent
 Industries‎‎ Transportation,‎ Specialty Vehicle,‎ Metalworking,‎ Automotive,‎ Furniture,‎ Military & Government,‎ General Industrial,‎ Electronics,‎ Woodworking
 Length‎‎ 60 Linear Yard
 Length (Metric)‎‎ 54.8 m
 Maximum Operating Temperature (Celsius)‎‎ 93 Degree Celsius
 Maximum Operating Temperature (Fahrenheit)‎‎ 200 Degree Fahrenheit
 Meets Specifications‎‎ UL 723
 Performance Level‎‎ Performance
 Product Form‎‎ Roll
 Shelf Life in Months (from date of manufacture)‎‎ 12
 Tensile Strength‎‎ 34 lb/in
 Tensile Strength (metric)‎‎ 595 N/100mm
 Thickness‎‎ 10 mil
 Thickness (Metric)‎‎ 0.25 mm
 Width‎‎ 1.88 Inch
 Width (Metric)‎‎ 48 mm