3M™ VHB™ Tape 4946

3M 4946

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3M™ VHB™ Tape 4946

3M™ VHB™ Tape 4946 is a white, 0.045 in (1.1 mm), multi-purpose adhesive on both sides of a firm, foam core with a polyethylene film liner. 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.

Typical Applications

3M VHB Tape 4946 is specifically designed for good adhesion to metals, glass and other medium to high surface energy materials. Applications for this tape include stiffener bonding, sealing polycarbonate lens over LCD, windows to painted control panels and mounting vinyl wiring ducts and conduit channels.

Recommended Applications: Attach vinyl trim, Bond vinyl extrusions, Nameplates and logos, Panel to frame, Stiffener to panel.

Features & Benefits

  • Fast and easy-to-use permanent bonding method provides high strength and long-term durability
  • Virtually invisible fastening keeps surfaces smooth
  • Can replace mechanical fasteners (rivets, welds, screws) or liquid adhesives
  • White, 0.045 in (1.1 mm), multi-purpose adhesive on both sides of firm acrylic foam core offers a good balance of strength and conformability
  • Eliminate drilling, grinding, refinishing, screwing, welding and associated clean-up
  • Creates a permanent seal against water, moisture and more
  • Pressure sensitive adhesive bonds on contact to provide immediate handling strength
  • Allows the use of thinner, lighter weight and dissimilar materials