Locator Pins with 3M™ Acrylic Foam Tapes locate and temporarily hold the position of the windshield during the windshield installation process while the liquid urethane cures. This provides manufacturing flexibility for manual and automated processes with the availability of multiple packaging options.
Locator Pins with 3M™ Acrylic Foam Tapes temporarily hold the position of the windshield during the windshield installation process
Locator Pins with 3M™ Acrylic Foam Tapes locate and temporarily hold the position of the windshield during the windshield installation process while the liquid urethane cures. Ready-to-use, pre-taped components help improve process efficiency during application to the windshield. The pressure sensitive adhesive feature ensures fixturing of components immediately upon application to glass, while the core strength of 3M™ Acrylic Foam Tape reduces windshield creep while urethane is curing.
Secure Attachment With Proven Performance
3M™ Acrylic Foam Tapes — featured on Locator Pins — are proven high-performance attachment systems for bonding automotive accessory and trim parts. These double-coated tapes combine acrylic adhesives with viscoelastic foam cores. Typical applications for 3M™ Acrylic Foam Tapes include attaching trim parts and bonding seals throughout the car body. Utilizing advanced technology, 3M™ Acrylic Foam and Acrylic Plus Attachment Tapes are designed to adhere to a wide variety of paint systems, including low surface energy and improved scratch- and mar-resistant paints. They exhibit unique core properties that allow for stress relaxation and exhibit high adhesion values to automotive paint systems.
Tape Attached Components
3M supplies automotive components with pre-applied tape for applications throughout a vehicle, including: mounting brackets for sensors and cameras, mirror mounts, locator pins, roof ditch and applique clips. From pressure sensitive adhesive foam tapes to semi-structural tapes, a wide range of tape bond strengths is available for a variety of applications where performance is critical.
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