3M™ VHB™ Tape RP+ features a multi-purpose acrylic adhesive with a conformable foam core and 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 a variety of surfaces, with temperature resistance of 230°C (450°F) for up to 4 hours.
The 3M™ VHB™ Tape RP+ family utilizes modified acrylic adhesive on both sides of a conformable, adhesive foam core. The unique acrylic chemistry is extremely durable and resistant to change over time, making this a long-lasting and durable solution. It is designed to adhere to a broad range of substrates including aluminum, stainless steel, galvanized steel, composites, plastics, acrylic, polycarbonate, and ABS. These bonding tapes provide excellent shear strength, conformability, adhesion, and outstanding durability. The combination of strength, conformability, and adhesion makes this family one of the most capable and well-rounded of 3M™ VHB™ Tapes. They are commonly used in applications across a variety of industries including transportation, appliances, construction, sign and display, and general industrial. Skyscrapers, cell phones, electronic highway signs, refrigerators, architectural windows, and more all rely on this specialty bonding tape for one or more steps in the assembly, mounting, fastening, and sealing process. 3M™ VHB™ Tape reliably bonds a variety of materials with strength and speed for permanent applications. 3M™ VHB™ Tape is a proven alternative to screws, rivets, welds, and other forms of mechanical fasteners. 3M™ VHB™ Tape can offer a durable bond in a way mechanical fasteners can't. This tape can enhances the appearance of finished goods by eliminating rivets and screws while providing immediate handling strength. In most cases, fastening with 3M™ VHB™ Tape can be a quicker process than drilling, fastening, or using liquid adhesive. 3M stands by all of its products and is there to provide you with design guidance and technical support when you need it.