3M™ VHB™ Tape

Year after year, archers around the globe strive to have the best performing and precision equipment free or rattles and vibration. During the research and development or our product we looked at many different fastening options. There was nothing on the market that compared to the 3M™ VHB™ series of tape. 

The Tight Lite is installed with 3M™ VHB™ Tape 5962. It is a general purpose acrylic adhesive with a firm foam core strong enough to replace rivets, welds and screws while offering design flexibility with its viscoelasticity and powerful ability to bond to a variety of surfaces. These tapes withstand the extreme heat and cold, vibration, and moisture--unlike screws, they provide a barrier sealed against any kind of weather.

Benefits of Using 3M™ VHB™ Tape for Tight Lite Installation

  • Fast and easy-to-use permanent bonding method provides high strength and long-term durability
  • Virtually invisible fastening keeps surfaces smooth
  • Replaces screw and hook-and-loop fasteners that can loosen or fail over time
  • Creates a permanent seal against water, moisture and other weather related elements
  • Pressure sensitive adhesive bonds on contact to provide immediate handling strength
  • Allows the use of thinner, lighter weight and dissimilar materials
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From the Manufacturer:

Convenience Meets Extreme Bonding Power 

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 high surface energy (HSE) substrates, including aluminum, stainless steel, galvanized steel, composites, acrylic, polycarbonate and painted or sealed wood and concrete. Our bonding tapes provide excellent shear strength, surface adhesion, durability and temperature resistance. Applications for this tape include stiffener bonding and panel and trim attachment.

Dream, Design, Deliver with the 5962 Family of 3M™ VHB™ Tapes 

The 5962 family of 3M™ VHB™ Tapes utilizes a general purpose adhesive on both sides of a firm type foam core. It is specifically designed for good adhesion to metals, glass and other high surface energy materials. They are commonly used in applications across a variety of markets including transportation, appliance, electronics, construction, sign and display and general industrial.

An Unconventional Foam Tape 

We invented 3M™ VHB™ Tapes in 1980 as the first of their kind. These unique tapes combine conformability with a strong, permanent bond. The result is a family of extraordinarily strong tapes that adhere to a broad range of substrates. 3M™ VHB™ Tape is a proven alternative to screws, rivets, welds and other forms of mechanical fasteners. 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. This trusted and reliable tape offers a consistent bond, outstanding durability and excellent solvent and moisture resistance. 3M stands by all of its products and is there to provide you with design guidance and technical support when you need it.

Proven Reliability from 3M™ VHB™ Tapes 

3M™ VHB™ Tape offers a durable bond in a way that mechanical fasteners can't. This tape enhances the appearance of finished goods by eliminating rivets and screws while providing immediate handling strength. In most cases, fastening with 3M™ VHB™ Tape is a quicker process than drilling, fastening, or using liquid adhesive. Our versatile line of tapes can be used indoors or outdoors in a variety of applications, including window, door and sign assembly, electronics, construction and countless other industrial applications. Chemically resistant as well as UV and temperature stable, 3M™ VHB™ Tape can withstand the heat of Dubai to the cold of Canada. The unique acrylic chemistry is extremely durable and resistant to change over time, making this a long-lasting and powerful tape you can trust.

Bringing Better Ideas to the Surface through Science and Innovation 

In our 3M Industrial Adhesives and Tapes Division, we apply the science of adhesion to deliver innovative solutions that improve the design and manufacturing processes of companies around the world. In the end, our technologies help customers like you deliver competitive products to the market faster and more efficiently.

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