9473 tape is ideal for use in many interior and exterior industrial applications to replace rivets, spot welds, liquid adhesives and other permanent fasteners.
Transparent, double sided, VHB™ transfer tape offers a thin profile combined with our high strength acrylic adhesive for a long-lasting bond.
CHECK OUT THE VIDEO TO SEE THE PERFORMANCE OF 3M VHB TAPES AGAINST CONVENTIONAL METAL FIXINGS.
- Short term temperature tolerance of up to 500 °F (260 °C)
- Operating temperature tolerance of up to 300°F (149°C)
- Conforms to a variety of indoor and outdoor applications
WHAT DOES VHB TAPE STAND FOR?
Very High Bond tapes
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.