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3M™ VHB™ Tape 4956

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  • Fast and easy-to-use permanent bonding method provides high strength and long-term durability
  • Virtually invisible fastening keeps surfaces smooth
  • Can replace mechanical fasteners (rivets, welds, screws) or liquid adhesives
  • Eliminate drilling, grinding, refinishing, screwing, welding, and associated clean-up
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Specifications
Adhesive Type
General Purpose Acrylic Adhesive, Multi-Purpose Acrylic Adhesive
Alternative Sale Availability
6. This item is for industrial use only and there are no VOC restrictions.
Applications
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
50F-59F, 60 Degrees Fahrenheit
Application Temperature-Environment (Metric)
16 °C
Backing Material
Foam
Backing Thickness (Imperial)
3 mil, 5 mil
Bond Flexibility
Flexible
Brand
VHB™
Carrier Material
Acrylic Foam
Core Size (Imperial)
3 in
Design Challenges
Impact & Shock Absorption, Noise Vibration & Harshness Control NVH
Flame Retardant
N/A
Foam Conformability
Conformable
Govt Markets Market Segment
Facilities Management
Govt Markets Product Category
Maintenance
Indoor/Outdoor
Both
Industries
Appliance, Construction, Electronics, General Industrial, Metalworking, Signage, Transportation
Maximum Operating Temperature (Celsius)
149 °C
Maximum Operating Temperature (Fahrenheit)
300 °F
Net Weight (Imperial)
0.52 lb., 0.72 lb., 0.99 lb., 1.04 lb., 50.03 lb.
Net Weight (Metric)
1.14 kg, 1.58 kg, 110.29 kg, 2.19 kg, 2.3 kg
Overall Height (Imperial)
62 mil
Overall Height (Metric)
1.6 mm
Overall Length (Imperial)
36 yd
Overall Length (Metric)
32.9 m, 32.91 m, 33 m
Overall Thickness (Imperial)
62 mil
Overall Thickness (Metric)
1.6 mm
Overall Width (Imperial)
0.25 in, 0.375 in, 0.5 in, 0.75 in, 1 in, 1.375 in, 1.5 in, 11.5 in, 30 in, 48 in, 5 in
Overall Width (Metric)
10 mm, 12.7 mm, 1219 mm, 127 mm, 19.05 mm, 25.4 mm, 292 mm, 35 mm, 38 mm, 6 mm, 762 mm
Pack or Case Quantity
1/case, 12/case, 18/case, 36/case, 6/case, 9/case
Position
Better
Primary Liner
Paper, Polyethylene (PE) Film
Primary Liner Thickness (Imperial)
3 mil, 5 mil
Product Collection
CA Metalworking, Industrial Adhesives & Tapes
Product Form
Roll
Product Key
4956
Regulatory Key
AD-00172, AD-02978, AD-02979
Set Time
<10 Second
Size (Imperial)
0.25 in x 36 yd, 0.375 in x 36 yd, 0.5 in x 36 yd, 0.75 in x 36 yd, 1 in x 36 yd, 1.375 in x 36 yd, 1.5 in x 36 yd, 11.5 in x 36 yd, 30 in x 36 yd, 48 in x 36 yd, 5 in x 36 yd
Size (Metric)
10 mm x 33 m, 12.7 mm x 32.9 m, 1219 mm x 32.9 m, 127 mm x 33 m, 19.05 mm x 32.9 m, 19.05 mm x 33 m, 25.4 mm x 32.9 m, 25.4 mm x 32.91 m, 292 mm x 33 m, 35 mm x 32.9 m, 38 mm x 32.9 m, 6 mm x 32.9 m, 762 mm x 33 m
Substrate
Bare Metal, Glass, HSE Plastics and Glass, LSE Plastics, Metal, Paint, Painted Surface, Easy-to-Bond (HSE), Plastic, Easy-to-Bond (HSE), Plastics (Flexible Vinyl), Rough Surfaces
Substrate 2
Bare Metal, Glass, HSE Plastics and Glass, LSE Plastics, Metal, Paint, Painted Surface, Easy-to-Bond (HSE), Plastic, Easy-to-Bond (HSE), Plastics (Flexible Vinyl), Rough Surfaces
Tape Thickness (Imperial)
62 mil
Temperature Resistance - Initial
300 °F
Units per Case
1, 12, 18, 6, 9
Details
  • Fast and easy-to-use permanent bonding method provides high strength and long-term durability
  • Virtually invisible fastening keeps surfaces smooth
  • Can replace mechanical fasteners (rivets, welds, screws) or liquid adhesives
  • Eliminate drilling, grinding, refinishing, screwing, welding, and associated clean-up
  • Creates a permanent insulating seal against water, moisture, and more
  • Allows the use of thinner, lighter weight and dissimilar materials
  • Pressure sensitive adhesive bonds on contact to provide immediate handling strength

Dream, design, deliver with 3M™ VHB™ Tape 4956. It is a grey, 0.062 in (1.6 mm), multi-purpose acrylic adhesive with a conformable, foam core. It can replace rivets, welds, and screws. The fast and easy to use permanent bonding method provides high strength and long-term durability. It offers design flexibility with its viscoelasticity and powerful ability to bond to a variety of surfaces.

3M™ VHB™ Tape consists of a durable acrylic adhesive with viscoelastic properties. This provides an extraordinarily strong double sided foam tape that adheres to a broad range of substrates, including aluminum, stainless steel, galvanized steel, composites, plastics, acrylic, polycarbonate, ABS, and painted or sealed wood and concrete. bonding tapes provide excellent shear strength, conformability, surface adhesion, and temperature resistance. They are commonly used in applications across a variety of markets including transportation, appliance, electronics, construction, sign and display, and general industrial. Reliably bonds a variety of materials with strength and speed for permanent applications.

Suggested Applications

  • Decorative material and trim
  • Nameplates and logos
  • Electronic displays
  • Panel to frame
  • Stiffener to panel
  • Replace rivets, welds, and screws
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