3M™ Acrylic Plus Tape EX4008

  • 3M Product Number EX4008
  • 3M ID B40065702

Excellent adhesion to traditional and advanced paint systems

Features two adhesives – one on each side of the tape for effective bonding

Liner side adhesive is designed for traditional, medium surface energy, and scratch- and mar-resistant paint systems

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  • Excellent adhesion to traditional and advanced paint systems
  • Features two adhesives – one on each side of the tape for effective bonding
  • Liner side adhesive is designed for traditional, medium surface energy, and scratch- and mar-resistant paint systems
  • Non-liner side adhesive bonds to a range of automotive paints and substrates
  • Black foam tape provides good bond-line appearance
  • Excellent resistance to impact in cold weather

3M™ Acrylic Plus Tape EX4008, Black, 0.76 mm is a pressure sensitive double-coated acrylic foam tape with a polyethylene liner and silicone coating on both sides. It is designed for robust performance on difficult automotive paint surfaces. The viscoelastic foam core provides stress relaxation when exposed to high application loads and maintains tight bond-line aesthetics under normal conditions.

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    Design Flexibility

  • Roll of tape icon for robust adhesion of tape

    Robust Adhesion to Paint

  • Smooth bondline icon of a piece of paper folded in one corner

    Smooth Bondline

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    Stress Relaxation Performance

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    Excellent adhesion to advanced and traditional automotive paint systems

    • Our 3M™ Acrylic Plus Tape EX4008, Black, 0.76 mm is developed specifically for attaching exterior trim and other parts to automotive paint surfaces. It provides excellent impact resistance, even in cold conditions.

      1. 3M Branded liner
      Easy to identify, difficult to imitate: The red, 3M branded liner on 3M™ Acrylic Plus Tapes allows customers to quickly confirm that they are receiving the 3M quality they expect from their purchase.

      2. Liner side adhesive
      The liner side adhesive is formulated for very high initial and final adhesion for scratch- and mar-resistant medium surface energy (MSE) paint systems.

      3. Viscoelastic acrylic foam core
      Exclusive to 3M, the acrylic foam core of 3M™ Acrylic Plus Tapes is engineered for stress relaxation when exposed to high stress loads, and maintains consistent bondline aesthetics under normal stress loads. The viscoelastic acrylic foam core adapts well to complex shapes, and features excellent wet-out properties. The inconspicuous black color of 3M tape EX4008 helps to ensure high satisfaction among consumers.

      4. Non-liner side adhesive
      The non-liner side is designed for high initial adhesion to a variety of automotive substrates and coatings.


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  • Product usage

    1. Roof ditch moldings
    2. Body side moldings
    3. Badges
    4. Wheel arch extensions


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It can be purchased by contacting your 3M sales representative or by calling 3M Automotive customer service at 1-800-328-1684.

Product samples are available through 3M Automotive customer service.

Two liners are available: standard KL2 red liner and special tabbable T version liner.

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