The Canadian climate can be harsh and unpredictable. 3M™ VHB™ Tape has mechanical and chemical properties that can help endure whatever Mother Nature throws at you.
Bonds made with 3M™ VHB™ Tape can withstand temperature fluctuations from -40°C up to 66°C.
3M™ VHB™ Tape can withstand hurricane impact up to a building design pressure of up to 27 kilograms (60 pounds) per square foot.
3M™ VHB™ Tape can stand up to the effects of ultraviolet light, including degradation, loss of strength, and discolouration.
Data shows 3M™ VHB™ Tape can survive the pressure cycling and impact from flying debris that can occur during a hurricane or other high wind event.
We left a bond made of 3M™ VHB™ Tape outside on decks in Florida, Arizona, and Minnesota.
Five years later, the bond retained 100% of its strength.
To survive daily cycles of high temperatures, high altitudes, and direct sunlight, 3M™ VHB™ Tape is used to bond stainless steel anti-chafing strips to aluminum wing flaps.
For rugged vehicles in service for many years, 3M™ VHB™ Tape is trusted to bond aluminum body panels to vehicle frames.
For signage subjected to constant weathering, buffering winds, and occasional storms, 3M™ VHB™ Tape is trusted to bond panels to stiffeners and stiffeners to frames, and even attach lettering.
3M™ VHB™ Tape can be used to bond the roof to the frame, to bond metal skin to the exterior, and attach flooring material inside the vehicle.