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3M™ VHB™ Tape 4957F

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  • Fast and easy-to-use permanent bonding method provides high temperature strength and long-term durability
  • Virtually invisible fastening keeps surfaces smooth
  • Grey, 62 mil (1.6 mm), low temp applicable acrylic adhesive on a conformable, foam core
  • Can replace mechanical fasteners (rivets, welds, screws) or liquid adhesives for transparent applications
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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
Application Temperature-Environment (Metric)
0 Degree Celsius
Backing Material
Foam
Backing Thickness (Imperial)
2 mil
Bond Flexibility
Flexible
Brand
VHB™
Carrier Material
Acrylic Foam
Core Size (Imperial)
3 Inch
Design Challenges
Impact & Shock Absorption, Noise Vibration & Harshness Control NVH
Flame Retardant
N/A
Foam Conformability
Conformable
Indoor/Outdoor
Both
Industries
Construction, General Industrial, Metalworking, Signage
Maximum Operating Temperature (Celsius)
149 Degree Celsius
Maximum Operating Temperature (Fahrenheit)
300 Degree Fahrenheit
Net Weight (Imperial)
20.42 lb.
Net Weight (Metric)
9.26 kg
Org_Code
AD
Overall Height (Imperial)
62 mil, 62 mil
Overall Height (Metric)
1.57 mm, 1.57 mm
Overall Length (Imperial)
36 yd
Overall Length (Metric)
32.92 Meter, 33 Meter
Overall Thickness (Imperial)
62 mil
Overall Thickness (Metric)
1.6 mm
Overall Width (Imperial)
0.75 Inch, 3 Inch
Overall Width (Metric)
19.05 mm, 76 mm
Pack or Case Quantity
1/case
Position
Better
Primary Liner
Polyester Film - Clear
Primary Liner Thickness (Imperial)
2 Milli-inch (mil)
Product Collection
Industrial Adhesives & Tapes
Product Form
Roll
Product Key
4957F
Regulatory Key
AD-02980
Set Time
<10 Second
Size_LW_Imperial
36 yd x 0.75 Inch, 36 yd x 3 Inch
Size_LW_Metric
32.92 Meter x 19.05 mm, 33 Meter x 76 mm
Size_LWH_Imperial
36 yd x 0.75 Inch x 62 mil, 36 yd x 3 Inch x 62 mil
Size_LWH_Metric
32.92 Meter x 19.05 mm x 1.6 mm, 33 Meter x 76 mm x 1.6 mm
Substrate
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
TDS Required
Yes
Temperature Resistance - Initial
300 Degree Fahrenheit
Trademark 1 (without suffix)
3M
Units per Case
12
Details
  • Fast and easy-to-use permanent bonding method provides high temperature strength and long-term durability
  • Virtually invisible fastening keeps surfaces smooth
  • Grey, 62 mil (1.6 mm), low temp applicable acrylic adhesive on a conformable, foam core
  • Can replace mechanical fasteners (rivets, welds, screws) or liquid adhesives for transparent applications
  • Pressure sensitive adhesive bonds on contact to provide immediate handling strength
  • Eliminate drilling, grinding, refinishing, screwing, welding, and associated clean-up
  • Allows the use of thinner, lighter weight and dissimilar materials

Dream, design, deliver with 3M™ VHB™ Tape 4957F. It is a grey, 62 mil (1.6 mm), low temp appliable adhesive on both sides of a conformable, acrylic foam core. It can replace rivets, welds, and screws. It offers design flexibility with its viscoelasticity and powerful ability to bond to a variety of surfaces.

3M™ VHB™ Tape 4957F is in the 4951 family of 3M™ VHB™ Tapes. These tapes utilize a low temperature appliable adhesive that can be bonded down to 32°F (0°C). 3M™ VHB™ Tape 4957F utilizes a conformable foam for better contact on mismatched surfaces. It can be used on a variety of substrates including metals, glass, and high surface energy (HSE) paints and plastics. Applications for this tape include stiffener, panel decorative materials and trim attachment.

Suggested Applications

  • General purpose bonding
  • Decorative material and trim
  • Attach roof to roof bows
  • Nameplates and logos
  • Panel to frame
  • Stiffener to panel
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