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3M™ Performance Plus Duct Tape 8979 Black, 12 in x 60 yd 12.1 mil, 1 per case

3M ID  70006702826    UPC#  00051111916438    3M Product Number  8979     
3M(TM) Performance Plus Masking Tape 8979
3M(TM) Performance Plus Masking Tape 8979
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.
  • Removes cleanly for up to six months from most opaque surfaces even after UV exposure to sun and outdoor weathering
  • 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
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Overview

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.
The tape can be used at temperatures up to 200°F.
Removes cleanly
3M™ Performance Plus Duct Tape 8979 was tested according to UL723, ASTM E84. The tape can be used at temperatures up to 200°F.
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. 3M™ Performance Plus Duct Tape 8979 was tested in accordance with UL723, ASTM E84. Due to its ability to remove cleanly, it is an excellent choice for containment operations, where it can also provide a tight seal for attaching poly draping and closing cuffs. Available colors include slate blue, black and olive. The tape can be used at temperatures as high as 200°F for up to 30 minutes.

We offer 3M™ Performance Plus Duct Tape 8979 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 a wide range of convenient solutions.

Recommended Applications
  • Capping pipe
  • Temporary weather sealing
  • 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.

Attributes

 Adhesion Strength‎‎ 48 oz/in
 Adhesion Strength (metric)‎‎ 53 N/100mm
 Adhesive Type‎‎ Rubber
 Applications‎‎ Painting & Depainting
 Backing Material‎‎ Polyethylene over cloth scrim
 Brand‎‎ 3M
 Color‎‎ Black
 Consumer Label‎‎ No
 Elongation‎‎ 19 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
 Performance Level‎‎ High Performance
 Product Form‎‎ Roll
 Shelf Life in Months (from date of manufacture)‎‎ 18
 Tensile Strength‎‎ 36 lb/in
 Tensile Strength (metric)‎‎ 630 N/100mm
 Thickness‎‎ 12.1 mil
 Thickness (Metric)‎‎ 0.31 mm
 Width‎‎ 12 Inch
 Width (Metric)‎‎ 304.8 mm

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