What Kinds of Adhesive Strips Does 3M Make?


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3M's adhesive strips are marketed under the Command brand and are for picture and poster hanging. The picture hanging strips come in small, medium and large sizes. The company also sells frame stabilizer and poster strips.

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The Command brand offers picture hanging strips in black or white. Narrow strips are also available. The strips allow for nail-free picture hanging and clean removal. The weight capacity is 1 pound per small set, 3 pounds per medium or narrow set, and 4 pounds per large set. The small strips hold most 8-inch-by-1-inch frames; medium strips hold most 18-inch-by-24-inch frames, and large strips hold most frames that are 24 inches by 36 inches.

The frame stabilizer strips help keep pictures that are hung by nails level and secure. The poster strips offer an alternative to double-sided tape for hanging posters, calendars or other unframed pictures. All 3M strips are made to adhere to a variety of surfaces including tile, wood, metal and paint. Command advises that these products are not suited for use in humid environments such as bathrooms, above sinks or near kitchen ranges. The strips are available in several different pack sizes that range from eight to 48 strips per pack.

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