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SKU 7000123840
Legacy SKU 70006272119
UPC 00021200398155
Catalog Number 8981
Product Number 8981

With a polypropylene backing and glass yarn reinforcement, Scotch Filament Tape 8981 resists abrasion, moisture, scuffing and breaks. This filament-reinforced tape is ideal for securing boxes, bundling pipe or reinforcing large bulk containers, Scotch Filament Tape 8981 is a high-strength, reliable and affordable solution for product and package integrity.

  • Industrial-strength, filament-reinforced tape resists nicks, abrasion and moisture
  • Synthetic rubber adhesive bonds easily to most fiberboard, plastics and metal surfaces
  • Glass yarn filaments add strength for box closing, bundling and more
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Minimum Order 12 Rolls
Order Increment 12 Rolls
  High Strength Tape
  Pressure Sensitive
  Global Shipping
  Fantastic Price Per Roll
Product Dimensions
Imperial Metric
Length 360.9 yd 330 m
Thickness 6.6 in 0.168 mm
Shipping Dimensions
Weight 22.00213 lb
Length 15.47244 in
Width 13.89764 in
Height 7.28346 in
Color Transparent


  1. What is Scotch Filament Tape 8981?

    Scotch Filament Tape 8981 is a strong, clear tape that features polypropylene backing with glass yarn filaments for reinforcement.

  2. What are the dimensions of this tape?

    The tape measures 12 mm in width and has a length of 330 meters. It is also 6.6 mil thick.

  3. How many rolls come in one case of Scotch Filament Tape 8981?

    One case contains twelve rolls of Scotch Filament Tape 8981.

  4. Can I use this tape to secure boxes for shipping?

    Definitely! This filament tape provides excellent adhesion to cardboard and other surfaces, making it perfect for securing packages during transit or storage.

  5. Is this product durable enough to withstand extreme temperatures or weather conditions?

    Yes! This high-strength filament tape resists breaking, abrasion, and moisture – even under tough conditions – which makes it suitable to be used outdoors too.

For industrial/occupational use only. Not for consumer sale or use.
3M industrial and occupational products are intended, labeled, and packaged for sale to trained industrial and occupational customers for workplace use.  Unless specifically stated otherwise on the applicable product packaging or literature, these products are not intended, labeled, or packaged for sale to or use by consumers (e.g., for home, personal, primary or secondary school, recreational/sporting, or other uses not described in the applicable product packaging or literature), and must be selected and used in compliance with applicable health and safety regulations and standards (e.g., U.S. OSHA, ANSI), as well as all product literature, user instructions, warnings, and other limitations, and the user must take any action required under any recall, field action, or other product use notice.  Misuse of 3M industrial and occupational products may result in injury, sickness, death, or property damage.  For help with product selection and use, consult your on-site safety professional, industrial hygienist, or other subject matter expert.
Strong, Sturdy Design

Scotch® Filament Tape 8981 is a reliable solution for bundling pipe or reinforcing large bulk containers. Its clear, filament-reinforced, polypropylene backing provides increased tensile strength, making it abrasion, moisture, scuff and break resistant, even if nicked or punctured. The multi-layer synthetic-rubber adhesive system prevents delamination and bonds well to a variety of surfaces commonly used in packaging, such as corrugated cardboard, fiberboard, plastic and metals.

Recommended Applications
  • Metal and pipe bundling
  • High strength reinforcing
  • Heavy duty strapping
The World's Go-To Source for Filament Tapes Since 1946

3M has been providing high strength, reliable and affordable filament-reinforced tapes and strapping tapes since 1946. These tapes are essential for closing boxes, stabilizing pallets, bundling and reinforcing, securing appliance components during transport and easy-open tear strips. They provide important benefits for manufacturers of piping, metal products, furniture, appliances, automotive parts, sporting goods, as well as food and beverage processors.

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