3M 4956 VHB Tape

3M 4956 VHB Tape

Description and Features

Product Description It is a gray, 0.062 in (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.
Applications Bonding applications replacing many rivets, spot welds, liquid adhesives and other permanent fasteners Decorative material and trim Nameplates and logos Bonding windows to painted control panels Sealing polycarbonate lenses over LCD screens Panel to frame Stiffener to panel Mounting vinyl wiring ducts and conduit channels
Feature 1 Gray, 62 mil (1.6 mm) multi-purpose adhesive and conformable acrylic foam core
Feature 2 Fast and easy-to-use permanent bonding method provides high strength and long-term durability
Feature 3 Can replace mechanical fasteners (rivets, welds, screws) or liquid adhesives
Feature 4 Offers a good balance of strength and conformability
Feature 5 Bonds to a broad range of high and medium surface energy substrates
Feature 6 Very good plasticizer resistance and adhesion to many vinyl formulations
Feature 7 Virtually invisible fastening keeps surfaces smooth
Feature 8 Eliminates drilling, grinding, refinishing, screwing, welding and associated clean-up
Feature 9 Creates a permanent seal against water, moisture and other environmental elements
Feature 10 Allows the use of thinner, lighter weight and dissimilar materials


Color Gray
Total Thickness 62 mils
Material/Backing Conformable foam
Adhesive Type Multi-Purpose
Liner White Dk Paper
Tensile Strength 80 lbs/in²
Adhesive Strength 22 lbs/in
Temperature Performance 300 °F
Flame Retardant Not rated
Repositionable N/A
Adhesion Level to HSE High
Adhesion Level to LSE Medium
UNSPSC 31201505
Standards / Specifications UL746C listed, UL GREENGUARD and UL GREENGUARD Gold Certified, contributing to LEED Credit
Country of Origin United States
Origin Criterion B
Certification Indicator C
Qualification Method N/A
Cage Code 4AJG6
ECCN Number EAR99


Storage Condition Humidity Controlled Storage (16C/60F TO 27C/80F & 40-60%RH)
Shelf Life 24 months
Return Policy 25% restocking fee
RoHS Status RoHS3 Compliant
REACH Status REACH Compliant
Prop 65 Compliance n/a
CMRT CMRT Compliant
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