3M VHB TAPES 4611 AND 5952 APPLICATION PROFILE User Manual

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Application Profile

Market: Metal Electrical Enclosures

Application Description: Bond stiffener to inside of door or cabinet wall

Key Application Requirements

Permanently bond hat channel stiffeners to inside of doors and walls of enclosure that houses electrical or telecommunications equipment.

Product Replaced

Spot welds, liquid adhesives.

Benefits/Advantages To Customer

Fast assembly time: 3MVHBTapes apply quickly and easily and provide immediate handling strength to allow continued processing. VHB tapes eliminate refinishing work after spot welding and cure delay time required for liquid adhesives.

Improved appearance: VHB tapes allow cabinet doors and walls to have a smooth finish. VHB tapes eliminate surface defects caused by spot welding and eliminate the ooze and mess of liquid adhesives.

Versatile: VHB tapes offer a wide selection of adhesive systems that allow bonding of the stiffener either before or after the painting process. 3MVHBTape 4611 bonds to bare metal and holds parts together during the washes and high temperature bake of a powder paint cycle. 3MVHBTape 5952 bonds to most liquid and powder painted surfaces without the need to prime or abrade the surface first.

Durable: VHB tapes provide strong adhesion and durable bonds that withstand vibration, impact and outdoor weathering conditions.

UL listing: Many VHB tapes (including 3MVHBTapes 4611 and 5952) are listed under UL 746C.

PRODUCT

3MVHBTapes 4611 and 5952

3M Industrial Business

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