3M 4957F VHB Tape

3M 4957F VHB Tape

Description and Features

Product Description 3M VHB Tape 4957F is a conformable, double-sided, pressure-sensitive, closed-cell acrylic foam tape with a PET film liner. 62 mil thick. Can be applied as low as 32 degrees F. Bonds high surface energy substrates. Provides handling convenience, cushioning, damping, and impact resistance.
Applications Bonding applications replacing many rivets, spot welds, liquid adhesives and other permanent fasteners General purpose bonding Decorative material and trim Security devices Nameplates and logos Attaching roof to roof bows Panel to frame Stiffener to panel Assembly applications in unheated factories (down to 0°C/32°F)
Feature 1 Gray, 62 mil (1.6 mm), low temp applicable acrylic adhesive on a conformable, 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 Low temperature appliable adhesive that can be bonded down to 32°F (0°C)
Feature 5 Virtually invisible fastening keeps surfaces smooth
Feature 6 Eliminates drilling, grinding, refinishing, screwing, welding and associated clean-up
Feature 7 Creates a permanent seal against water, moisture and other environmental elements
Feature 8 Allows the use of thinner, lighter weight and dissimilar materials
Feature 9 Pressure sensitive adhesive bonds on contact to provide immediate handling strength


Color Gray
Total Thickness 62 mils
Material/Backing Conformable foam
Adhesive Type Low Temp Acrylic
Liner White (printed) Dk Paper
Tensile Strength 140 lbs/in²
Adhesive Strength 25 lbs/in
Temperature Performance 300 °F
Flame Retardant Not rated
Repositionable N/A
Low Temperature Yes
Adhesion Level to HSE High
Adhesion Level to LSE Low
UNSPSC 31201505
Country of Origin United States
Origin Criterion B
Certification Indicator C
Qualification Method NC
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 Prop 65 Compliant
CMRT CMRT Compliant
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