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3M™ VHB™ Tape 4979

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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
  • Black, 62 mil (1.6 mm), multi-purpose adhesive and conformable acrylic foam core offers a good balance of strength and conformability
  • Can replace mechanical fasteners (rivets, welds, screws) or liquid adhesives
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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, Frame Building and Panel Bonding, Rivet Free Assembly, Sealing, Sound Damping
Application Temperature-Environment
50F-59F, 60 Degrees Fahrenheit
Application Temperature-Environment (Metric)
16 Degree Celsius
Backing Material
Foam
Backing Thickness (Imperial)
5 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
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 Degree Celsius
Maximum Operating Temperature (Fahrenheit)
300 Degree Fahrenheit
Net Weight (Imperial)
1.11 lb., 20.42 lb., 4.94 lb.
Net Weight (Metric)
0.5 kg, 2.24 kg, 9.26 kg
Org_Code
AD, HA
Overall Height (Imperial)
62 mil, 62 mil
Overall Height (Metric)
1.57 mm, 1.57 mm
Overall Length (Imperial)
36 yd
Overall Length (Metric)
32.9 Meter, 32.92 Meter
Overall Thickness (Imperial)
62 mil
Overall Thickness (Metric)
1.6 mm
Overall Width (Imperial)
0.25 Inch, 0.375 Inch, 0.5 Inch, 0.75 Inch, 0.875 Inch, 1 Inch, 12 Inch, 48 Inch
Overall Width (Metric)
10 mm, 12.7 mm, 1219 mm, 19.05 mm, 22 mm, 25.4 mm, 305 mm, 6 mm
Pack or Case Quantity
1/case, 12/case, 24/case, 9/case
Position
Better
Primary Liner
Polyethylene (PE) Film
Primary Liner Thickness (Imperial)
5 Milli-inch (mil)
Product Collection
CA Metalworking, Industrial Adhesives & Tapes
Product Form
Roll
Product Key
4979F
Regulatory Key
AD-02983
Set Time
<10 Second
Size_LW_Imperial
36 yd x 0.25 Inch, 36 yd x 0.375 Inch, 36 yd x 0.5 Inch, 36 yd x 0.75 Inch, 36 yd x 0.875 Inch, 36 yd x 1 Inch, 36 yd x 12 Inch, 36 yd x 48 Inch
Size_LW_Metric
32.9 Meter x 6 mm, 32.92 Meter x 10 mm, 32.92 Meter x 12.7 mm, 32.92 Meter x 1219 mm, 32.92 Meter x 19.05 mm, 32.92 Meter x 22 mm, 32.92 Meter x 25.4 mm, 32.92 Meter x 305 mm
Size_LWH_Imperial
36 yd x 0.25 Inch x 62 mil, 36 yd x 0.375 Inch x 62 mil, 36 yd x 0.5 Inch x 62 mil, 36 yd x 0.75 Inch x 62 mil, 36 yd x 0.875 Inch x 62 mil, 36 yd x 1 Inch x 62 mil, 36 yd x 12 Inch x 62 mil, 36 yd x 48 Inch x 62 mil
Size_LWH_Metric
32.9 Meter x 6 mm x 1.6 mm, 32.92 Meter x 10 mm x 1.6 mm, 32.92 Meter x 12.7 mm x 1.6 mm, 32.92 Meter x 1219 mm x 1.6 mm, 32.92 Meter x 19.05 mm x 1.6 mm, 32.92 Meter x 22 mm x 1.6 mm, 32.92 Meter x 25.4 mm x 1.6 mm, 32.92 Meter x 305 mm x 1.6 mm
Substrate
Glass, High Surface Energy, (400-1100 Dynes/cm), HSE Plastics and Glass, LSE Plastics, Medium Surface Energy, (38-39 Dynes/cm), Medium-High Surface Energy, (42-50 Dynes/cm), Metal, Paint, 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
Temperature Resistance - Initial
300 Degree Fahrenheit
Total Recycled Content %
C
Trademark 1 (without suffix)
3M
Units per Case
1, 12, 2, 36, 4
Details
  • Fast and easy-to-use permanent bonding method provides high temperature strength and long-term durability
  • Virtually invisible fastening keeps surfaces smooth
  • Black, 62 mil (1.6 mm), multi-purpose adhesive and conformable acrylic foam core offers a good balance of strength and conformability
  • Can replace mechanical fasteners (rivets, welds, screws) or liquid adhesives
  • 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 4979F. It is a black, 62 mil (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

  • 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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