- Features two adhesives - one on each side of the tape for effective bonding
- Polyethylene T-liner is silicone-coated on one side, suitable for tabbing
- Black foam tape provides good bond-line appearance
- Liner side adhesive is designed for traditional, LSE and scratch- and mar-resistant paint systems
- Non liner-side adhesive bonds to a range of automotive paints and LSEs
- Conformable closed cell 0.76 mm acrylic foam core delivers stress relaxation under load
3M™ Acrylic Plus Tape EX4008T features two adhesives, one on each side of a .76 mm acrylic foam core. Designed for robust performance even to complex contours and difficult automotive paint surfaces, it provides stress relaxation when exposed to high application loads, and maintains tight bond-line aesthetics under normal conditions. A T-liner is silicone coated on one side, suitable for tabbing.
Provides robust adhesion to a wide variety of paint systems
Designed for Adherence to Rigid Clears, LSEs and Modern Paint Systems
Our 3M™ Acrylic Plus Tape EX4008T
(PDF, 159.30 Kb)is developed specifically for attaching automotive exterior trim parts such as stone chip moldings, fender moldings and wheel arch extensions to a range of traditional and modern paint systems. It features two different adhesives applied to a durable black .76 mm acrylic foam core. The liner side adhesive is ideal for bonding to rigid clear coat systems. The non-liner-side adhesive provides very high initial adhesion especially on powder coated paint. The foamed acrylic adhesive core adapts well to complex shapes, and features excellent wet-out properties as well as stress relaxation during high loads. The inconspicuous black color of 3M Acrylic Plus Tape EX4008T helps ensure high satisfaction among consumers. A removable 2 mil polyethylene liner is coated on one side with silicone on one side, making it suitable for heat-bonding and other PSA tabbing methods.
Confidence in Your Purchase
The red, 3M branded liner
(PDF, 147.53 Kb) is silicon-coated on both sides for easy one-piece release and efficient tape application. The 3M branded liner features a subtle 3M logo-marking to signify true 3M performance - easy to identify, and difficult to imitate. This proprietary branding technology is designed for fast, easy identification of 3M™ Acrylic Foam Tapes. The T-liner is suitable for heat bond and PSA tabbing.
Better Science for Better Adhesion from 3M
- Side body moldings
- Roof ditch moldings
- Wheel flares
Since 1925 when one of our lab assistants invented masking tape, 3M has been applying science to life — developing adhesive products and technologies that help entire industries and individual businesses worldwide. The work that began with a single 3M engineer now spans decades and generations — and all of it goes into each of our products developed for automotive OEM, like 3M™ Acrylic Plus Tape EX4008T.
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