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SKU 7000137596
Legacy SKU CT060919918
UPC 00051115558313
Catalog Number 8959
Product Number 8959

Scotch Bi-Directional Filament Tape 8959 is a high strength, general purpose, clear fiberglass-reinforced tape with a synthetic rubber resin adhesive ideal for heavy box closure and cross web splicing. This tape resists center-seam splitting in RSC box closure applications. The synthetic rubber resin adhesive provides high adhesion to most surfaces.

  • Heavy-duty, cross directional, high strength tape for bundling, reinforcing and pallet unitizing applications
  • Bi-directionally fiberglass reinforced tape provides cut and tear resistance in machine direction and cross direction
  • Synthetic rubber adhesive bonds easily to most surfaces with high initial adhesion
  • Transparency provides clear visibility of box graphics, printing and illustrations
  • Able to withstand rough shipping and handling conditions
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Minimum Order 16 Rolls
Order Increment 16 Rolls
  High Strength Tape
  Pressure Sensitive
  Global Shipping
  Fantastic Price Per Roll
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Weight 24.70721 lb
Length 10.98425 in
Width 10.98425 in
Height 12.99213 in
Color Transparent


  1. What is the width and length of Scotch® Bi-Directional Filament Tape 8959?

    The width of this tape is 6 inches and the length is 60 yards.

  2. How many rolls come in a case of this tape?

    There are 8 rolls included in each case of Scotch® Bi-Directional Filament Tape 8959.

  3. Is this tape transparent or opaque?

    This particular tape is transparent, so it can be used on surfaces where visibility and aesthetics are important.

  4. Can you tell me more about the bi-directional filament construction of this tape and why it's beneficial for certain applications?

    Sure! The bi-directional backing provides reinforcement against both lengthwise and crosswise stress. It also resists tearing, making it ideal for heavy-duty sealing or bundling applications.

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.

Bi-Directional Reinforcement for Added Strength

Scotch® Bi-Directional Filament Tape 8959 is designed with continuous fiberglass yarns in both the longitudinal and transverse directions. This construction provides cut edge protection and resists abrasion and splitting. The tape has a synthetic rubber adhesive that provides high initial adhesion and holds well with minimum rub-down on most surfaces. The backing, filaments, and adhesive combine to provide high tensile and shear strength compared to general purpose tapes. Additionally, it allows for printing and illustrations to be seen through the tape. This tape holds under a wide range of application conditions with a minimum amount of tape, leading to lower cost for applications where high tensile strength is a main requirement.

Recommended Applications

  • Heavy box closure
  • Cross web splicing
  • Strapping

The World's Go-To Source for Filament Tapes Since 1946

3M's line of filament-reinforced tapes and strapping tapes are high strength, reliable, and affordable solutions that give you product and package integrity. These high strength tapes provide important benefits for manufacturers of piping, metal products, furniture, appliances, automotive parts, sporting goods, as well as food and beverage processors. They are ideal for closing boxes, stabilizing pallets, bundling and reinforcing, securing appliance components during transport, and easy-open tear strips.

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