VHB Adhesive Tape
VHB Adhesive Tape
Advanced Seals & Gaskets Ltd manufacture and supply a diverse range of self-adhesive tapes and products including VHB Adhesive Tape.
VHB (Very High Bond) Tapes are a double sided, acrylic adhesive tape, ideal for many interior and exterior applications. These tapes can be used to easily attach metal, plastic and glass assemblies and form exceptionally strong bonds with a greater durability and elasticity than conventional tapes. Advanced Seals & Gaskets Ltd are able to manufacture a wide variety of products with VHB Adhesive Tape including:
Most of the above products can be manufactured using a range of our solid, sponge, PVC and polyethylene products, with either single of double sided self-adhesive backing. VHB Adhesive Tape products can be found widely used in applications including replacement for mechanical fasteners (rivets, screws, nuts & bolts, spot welds, etc) and to bond metal, plastic and glass, etc.
Key Characteristics of VHB Adhesive Tape
- Seals and bonds even in extreme environments
- excellent long term aging resistance
- Resistance to weathering
- Fatigue and Vibration Resistance
- Resistant to solvents, including water, petrol, white spirits, motor oil, ammonia cleaner, acetone, methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) and isopropyl alcohol
For information on VHB Adhesive Tape please complete the following quick enquiry or call us on +44(0)1384 252555.
Product Specification & Key Characteristics
- Colour: Anthracite
- Density: <90KG/M³
- Fire Propagation Index: <12
- Operating Temperature: -30°C to 100ºC
- Thickness: 1mm – 100mm (can be laminated for greater thickness)
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What Are VHB Adhesive Tape
VHB (Very High Bond) adhesive tape has become a staple in various industries for its exceptional bonding capabilities. This article provides an in-depth exploration of what VHB adhesive tape is, why it is widely used, the benefits it imparts, and the distinct advantages that make it a preferred choice in numerous applications.
Understanding VHB Adhesive Tape
VHB adhesive tape is a double-sided tape that is characterized by its extraordinary bonding strength. The term "Very High Bond" aptly describes its ability to create robust and lasting bonds between surfaces. VHB tape typically consists of a foam or acrylic adhesive layer sandwiched between two layers of film or liner.
Why Use VHB Adhesive Tape?
Exceptional Bonding Strength: VHB adhesive tape is renowned for its superior bonding strength. It can create durable bonds between a wide range of substrates, including metals, plastics, and glass.
Versatility: The tape is versatile and finds applications in various industries such as construction, automotive, electronics, and more. It adheres well to different surfaces, making it suitable for a broad spectrum of applications.
Elimination of Visible Fasteners: VHB tape provides an aesthetic advantage by eliminating the need for visible fasteners like screws or bolts. This not only improves the visual appeal but also contributes to a cleaner and streamlined design.
Vibration Damping: In automotive and industrial applications, VHB adhesive tape acts as an effective vibration dampener, reducing noise and enhancing the overall performance of assembled parts.
Weather Resistance: VHB tape is designed to withstand harsh environmental conditions. It is resistant to temperature variations, UV exposure, and moisture, ensuring the longevity of the bond.
Benefits of VHB Adhesive Tape
Strong Bonding Performance
VHB adhesive tape excels in creating strong bonds between surfaces, providing reliable and long-lasting adhesion.
The tape enhances the aesthetics of products and structures by eliminating the need for visible fasteners, resulting in a cleaner and more appealing appearance.
VHB tape is designed to withstand environmental challenges, ensuring durability in both indoor and outdoor applications.
Improved Assembly Speed
The simplicity of VHB tape application speeds up assembly processes, contributing to increased efficiency in manufacturing and construction.
In applications where vibration is a concern, VHB adhesive tape acts as an effective dampener, reducing noise and enhancing overall performance.
Advantages of Using VHB Adhesive Tape
VHB adhesive tape provides structural integrity by creating strong bonds, allowing it to replace traditional mechanical fastening methods in many applications.
The tape's ability to conform to irregular surfaces offers design flexibility, enabling its use in diverse applications where traditional fasteners may be impractical.
By eliminating the need for additional fasteners and simplifying assembly processes, VHB adhesive tape contributes to cost savings in both material and labor.
Resistance to Environmental Factors
VHB tape's resistance to UV exposure, temperature fluctuations, and moisture ensures the longevity and reliability of the bonded surfaces.
With no protruding fasteners, VHB adhesive tape reduces the risk of injuries associated with sharp edges, contributing to enhanced safety.
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