3M RP45 VHB Tape

3M RP45 VHB Tape

Description and Features

Product Description 3M VHB RP45 is a 45mil, gray, double-sided, pressure sensitive tape designed for industrial strength bonding, attaching, and mounting. Featuring a multi-purpose acrylic adhesive, this tape forms excellent bonds with metal, plastic, glass, composite, painted wood, and painted material substrates. Constructed with a conformable foam carrier, this product is capable of achieving bonds on substrates that are slightly mismatched or irregular. This tape resists UV and weather damage making it suitable for outdoor use.
Applications Bonding applications replacing many rivets, spot welds, liquid adhesives and other permanent fasteners Decorative material and trim Nameplates and logos Electronic displays Panel to frame Stiffener to panel
Feature 1 Gray, 45 mil (1.1 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, welding, screws) or liquid adhesives
Feature 4 Good performance in a variety of applications
Feature 5 Bonds a variety of substrates including many metal, plastic and painted materials
Feature 6 Virtually invisible fastening keeps surfaces smooth
Feature 7 Eliminates drilling, grinding, refinishing, screwing, welding and associated clean-up
Feature 8 Creates a permanent seal against water, moisture and other environmental elements
Feature 9 Allows the use of thinner, lighter weight and dissimilar materials
Feature 10 Pressure sensitive adhesive bonds on contact to provide immediate handling strength


Color Gray
Total Thickness 45 mils
Material/Backing Conformable Acrylic Foam (closed cell)
Adhesive Type Multi-Purpose
Liner White DK paper (black 3M VHB print)
Tensile Strength 85 lbs/in²
Adhesive Strength 20 lbs/in
Temperature Performance 250 °F
Indoor/Outdoor Outdoor
Solvent Resistance High
Flame Retardant Not rated
Repositionable N/A
Adhesion Level to HSE High
Adhesion Level to LSE Medium
UNSPSC 31201505
Standards / Specifications UL746C listed
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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