3M™ VHB™ 4950F is a high performance tape with excellent long term holding power. It is resistant to solvents, UV light and extreme temperatures.
3M™ VHB™ bonds to a wide variety of high surface energy surfaces, including:
Metal to metal bonding has never been so easy with VHB 4950F!
- Some plastics
- Sealed woods
REPLACING TRADITIONAL FASTENING METHODS
The 3M™ VHB™ tape is quickly replacing more traditional fastening methods such as welding, screws, bolts and rivets.
It offers a range of benefits such as - spreading the stress load across the entire length of the joint, no weld marks or heat spots, it doesn't damage the surface and keeps wastage to a minimum. It also helps aid productivity, moving on to the next production stage quickly.
WHAT DOES VHB TAPE STAND FOR?
Very High Bond
WHAT IS 3M™ VHB™ TAPE USED FOR?
3M™ VHB™ tape is used to bond, seal and attach substrates including - metals, plastics and glass. VHB tapes are often used to replace mechanical fastening methods such as screws, rivets, welding etc. due to their high performance.
BEFORE SELECTING A VHB TAPE, WHAT FACTORS SHOULD YOU CONSIDER?
If you haven't previously used a VHB tape before for this specific application. You should consider the following before purchasing - what substrates are being bonded, the environment in which it will be used, the application, the temperature it will be in and weight of the load it needs to hold.
WHAT LOAD CAN VHB TAPE SUPPORT?
Typically, 25 sq. cm per 1Kg for non-critical indoor applications i.e. 10cm of 2.5cm wide tape per 1Kg of weight, and 60 sq. cm per 1Kg for outdoor and critical indoor applications i.e. 24cm of 2.5cm tape per 1Kg of weight.