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SKU 7000137725
Legacy SKU CT060924819
UPC 00051115558658
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 24 Rolls
Order Increment 24 Rolls
  High Strength Tape
  Pressure Sensitive
  Global Shipping
  Fantastic Price Per Roll
Product Dimensions
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Thickness 5.7 in 0.145 mm
Shipping Dimensions
Weight 26.25706 lb
Length 10.98425 in
Width 10.98425 in
Height 12.04724 in
Color Transparent


  1. What makes Scotch® Bi-Directional Filament Tape 8959 unique?

    Scotch® Bi-Directional Filament Tape 8959 has a bi-directional fiberglass-reinforced backing that gives it excellent resistance to nicks, abrasion, and moisture. It also features a synthetic rubber adhesive that sticks quickly and holds securely.

  2. How much tape will I get in each case of the Scotch® Bi-Directional Filament Tape 8959?

    Each case of the Scotch® Bi-Directional Filament Tape 8959 contains six rolls of tape. Each roll measures 48 mm x 330 m and is roughly equivalent to about three football fields' worth of tape!

  3. Can this type of tape be used for heavy-duty packaging needs?

    Yes! The high-strength filaments running both lengthwise and crosswise make this an ideal choice for bundling, reinforcing, or securing heavy loads up to approximately 300 lbs.

  4. Is it easy to apply?

    Absolutely! Applying our filament tapes successfully requires only sufficient pressure; no solvents or chemicals are needed because we have designed these tapes with operator safety in mind and making them user-friendly – thanks to ease-of-use features such as hand tearability & controlled unwind design.

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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