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Yes. Acrylic foam tape is a specialty bonding tape that is a proven high-strength alternative to screws, rivets, welds and other forms of mechanical fasteners. While a screw or a rivet can join two substrates at a single point, specialty bonding tape permanently adheres one substrate to another and spreads the stress load across the entire length of the joint. Once substrates are joined with high-strength bonding tape, a virtually indestructible “weld” is created.

3M™ VHB™ Tapes are high-strength bonding tapes and a proven alternative to screws, rivets, welds and other mechanical fasteners.

Unlike screws or rivets – which join materials at a single point – high-strength bonding tape permanently adheres one substrate to another while spreading the stress load across the entire length of the joint. Once materials are joined with 3M™ VHB™ Tape a virtually indestructible “weld” is created.

Unique viscoelastic properties absorb shock and distribute stress evenly. This tape's flexibility compensates for differential thermal expansion between dissimilar materials, so they can be bonded with confidence. 3M™ VHB™ Tapes bond and seal aluminum, steel, glass, painted and powder-coated surfaces, and plastics such as acrylic and polycarbonate.

Applications include:

  • Bonding lightweight skins to frames
  • Bonding stiffeners to panels
  • Attaching decorative materials
  • Assembling electronics
  • Attaching lenses
  • Hanging signs and letters

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Product Range

Architectural Building and Construction Tapes

4941

4991

General Industrial Bonding, Fabrication, Assembly, Fitout and Commercial Signage Tapes

RP45F