VHB™ Tapes - Fastenation

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VHB™ Tapes
4611 and 5952
New products for fast, permanent attachments
in metal electrical enclosures before or after painting.
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For attaching hat channel stiffeners,
viewing windows, print pockets, and
more in electrical enclosures, new
3M ™ VHB™ Tapes 4611 and 5952 help
speed assembly, reduce shop noise and
mess, and make a better looking product.
These new additions to the 3M ™ VHB™
Tape line also give you the choice of
bonding before or after painting.
• Pressure sensitive adhesive for quick
application with immediate handling
strength to speed assembly.
Key Benefits of Both Tapes
for Metal Fabricators
• Bond and seal simultaneously with
durability to withstand vibration,
impact, and weathering.
• Clean, smooth appearance on walls
and doors with no spot weld defects
and refinishing.
• Strength to replace mechanical fasteners
and spot welds in many applications.
• Neat application without the mess,
ooze, and curing delay of liquid
adhesives.
• Listed under UL 746C.
VHB Tape 4611 for bare metal
Bonds bare metal and holds reliably
through most paint cycle washes and
high temperature baking. Accepts powder
coats for a uniformly colored product.
VHB Tape 5952
for painted metal and plastics
Bonds most painted metal and plastic
without surface priming or abrading.
Specially formulated synthetic adhesive
bonds most paints and powder coats, as
well as window materials such as glass,
acrylic, and polycarbonate.
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3M VHB Tapes 4611 and 5952
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Product
Number
Description
Adhesive Temperature Solvent Relative Application
Type
Resist- Adhesion Ideas
Short Long ance
HSE LSE
5952
(45 mil)
Dark gray,
Synthetic 300°F 250°F High
closed-cell acrylic
foam carrier.
Conformable.
Good adhesion
to many painted
surfaces,
including powder
coated paints.
UL 746C.
High Med Bond painted metal,
plastics, and glass
for enclosure
attachments.
4611
(45 mil)
Dark gray,
Acrylic
closed-cell acrylic
foam carrier. High
temperature
resistance.
UL 746C.
High Low Metal bonding;
pre-powder coat
paint applications;
hat channels and
stiffeners.
450°F 300°F
High
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Hat Channel Stiffener
Cost Comparison
Relative Adhesion: HSE – High Surface Energy
LSE – Low Surface Energy
Note: This technical information and data should be considered representative or typical only and
should not be used for specification purposes.
Spot Welding
3M VHB Tape
Attachment Time
8 minutes
(weld + refinish)
3 minutes
(clean + apply)
Labor Cost
Material Cost
Equipment Cost*
Total Cost
Savings
per stiffener
$4.00
–
$0.50
$4.50
$1.50
$1.67
$0.10
$3.27
$1.23
Figures are estimates based on $30 per hour labor burden rate and
a 6 foot long hat channel stiffener.
* Equipment costs are based on estimated capital equipment expense
spread out over the expected life of the machine.
For Additional Information: To request additional product information or to arrange for sales assistance, call toll free 1-800-362-3550. Address correspondence
to 3M Industrial Adhesives and Tapes Division, 3M Center, Building 21-1W-10, 900 Bush Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55106. Our fax number is 651-733-9105.
Warranty: 3M warrants for 24 months from the date of manufacture, that 3M™VHB™Tape will be free of defects in material and manufacture. 3M MAKES NO
OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDINGBUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIEDWARRANTY OFMERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE. This warranty does not cover damage resulting from the use or inability to use 3M VHB Tape do to misuse. workmanship in application, or application or storage
not in accordance with 3M recommended procedures. Important Notice: User is responsible for determining whether the 3M product is fit for a particular purpose and
suitable for user’s method of application. Please remember that many factors can affect the use and performance of a 3M product in a particular application. The
materials to be bonded with the product, the surface preparation of these materials, the product selected for use, the conditions in which the product is used, and the time
and environmental conditions in which the product is expected to perform are among the many factors that can affect the use and performance of a 3M product. Given
the variety of factors that can affect the use and performance of a 3M product, some of which are uniquely within the user’s knowledge and control, it is essential that the
user evaluate the 3M product to determine whether it is fit for a particular purpose and suitable for the user’s method of application. Limitation of Remedies and
Liability: If the 3M™VHB™Tapeis proved to be defective within the warranty period stated above, THE EXCLUSIVE REMEDY, AT 3M’S OPTION, SHALL BE TO REFUND
THE PURCHASE PRICE OF OR TO REPAIR OR REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE 3M™VHB™TAPE. 3M shall not otherwise be liable for loss or damages, whether direct, indirect,
special, incidental, or consequential, regardless of the legal theory asserted, including negligence, warranty, or strict liability.
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