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3M™ VHB™ Tape, 4905, clear, 1/4 in x 72 yd, 20.0 mil

3M ID 7000142857
  • Clear
  • Smooth, clean appearance
  • High strength
  • Shock absorbing
Alternatives to Rivetting or Welding, Impact resistant, Mounting and Trim Attachment, Panel to Frame/Stiffner to Panel Assembly, Semi-Structural Bonding, Small Joint Assembly, Vibration resistant
Application Temperature-Environment
Backing Material
Carrier Material
Acrylic Foam
Core Size (Imperial)
3 in
Design Challenges
Impact & Shock Absorption, Noise Vibration & Harshness Control NVH
Flame Retardant
Foam Conformability
Very Conformable
General Industrial, Signage
Maximum Operating Temperature (Celsius)
149 °C
Maximum Operating Temperature (Fahrenheit)
300 °F
Product Form
Set Time
<10 Second
Bare Metal, Glass, HSE Plastics and Glass, Metal, Paint, Painted Surface, Easy-to-Bond (HSE), Plastic, Easy-to-Bond (HSE), Rough Surfaces
Substrate 2
Bare Metal, Glass, HSE Plastics and Glass, Metal, Paint, Painted Surface, Easy-to-Bond (HSE), Plastic, Easy-to-Bond (HSE), Rough Surfaces
Temperature Resistance - Initial
300 °F
Units per Case
  • Clear
  • Smooth, clean appearance
  • High strength
  • Shock absorbing
  • Even stress distribution
  • Dampens vibration
  • Allows the use of thinner, lighter weight and dissimilar materials

3M™ VHB™ Tape 4905 is a 20.0 mil thick, clear, double-sided, pressure-sensitive acrylic tape with a polyethylene terephthalate (PET) film liner.

3M™ VHB™ Tape is comprised of closed-cell foam with pressure-sensitive adhesive on two sides. This unique combination offers benefits that screws, rivets, welds and other types of mechanical fasteners just can’t match. In many situations they can replace other permanent fasteners. They are made with acrylic foam which is viscoelastic in nature. This gives the foam energy absorbing and stress relaxing properties which provides these tapes with their unique characteristics. The acrylic chemistry provides outstanding durability performance. 3M™ VHB™ Tape 4905 is used primarily for sign and display fabrication because it provides high strength while also being clear. It bonds high surface energy substrates. Provides handling convenience, cushioning, damping, and impact resistance.

Suggested Applications

  • Join transparent materials
  • Display and signage
  • Edge-bond resin filled glass
  • Metal, glass, and high surface energy (HSE) substrates
  • Decorative material and trim
  • Nameplates and logos
  • Panel to frame
  • Stiffener to panel
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