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Features and Benefits

For more than two decades 3M has manufactured VHB Tapes. 3M™ VHB™ Tapes are viscoelastic in nature with a 100% closed cell construction, robust, durable and provides resistance to moisture & chemicals – quality conscious, since 1980.

Performance
The alternate to spot welds, screws, rivets and liquid adhesives - 3M™ VHB™ Tapes have revolutionized performance benchmarks, while ensuring durability and excellence in performance for both indoor and outdoor applications.

Productivity
3M™ VHB™ Tapes increases productivity, cost-effectively - easy to use, versatile, decreased production time and eliminates the need for any major equipment.

Appearance
3M™ VHB™ Tapes provide a smooth, clean and enhanced design - assuring an invisible bond that expands material options.

Performance:
  • Weight reduction - lighter, thinner materials
  • Bond with high holding strength - the alternate to screws, rivets, welds and silicones for both static and dynamic loads
  • Seals and bonds (simultaneously)
  • Fills irregularities and gaps between surfaces to prevent dirt, water and cleaning chemicals - wide range of thicknesses
  • Uniform stress distribution along the bond line
  • Proven durability
  • Third Party Testing documented
  • 25 years of history
  • UL Listing
  • Absorbs impact
  • Vibration and fatigue resistant
  • Vibration damping and acoustic noise reduction
  • Bonds dissimilar materials
  • Compensates for differential thermal expansion and contraction
  • Elastic properties absorb shock and flexing for reliability - wind, vibration and thermal expansion/contraction
  • Solvent and chemical resistance
  • UV resistance
  • Temperature cycling resistance
  • Tape separates metal surfaces, reducing galvanic corrosion
  • Resists plasticizer migration
Productivity:
  • Fast easy assembly
  • Increased efficiency - saves money and time
  • Eliminates time consuming labor - drilling, grinding, refinishing, screwing, welding, and clean-up
  • Easy to use - requires minimal application training
  • Bonds metal and most plastics - requires minimal surface preparation
  • Compatible with paint processes
  • PSA bonds on contact - no bottlenecks for drying or fixturing
  • Die cut to fit any shape, size or profile
  • For easy peel/stick bring the equipment to the assembly line with tape already on the part
  • Convenience - bonds to every substrate at a different time
Appearance:
  • Forms an invisible bond
  • Virtually invisible fastening - keeps surface smooth and clean to enhance design and appearance
  • Uniform thickness - creates repeatable results without expensive equipment
  • No dimpling or pull through
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