3M™ VHB™ Tape RP+160GP

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LONG-TERM DURABILITY: Offers a fast and easy-to-use all-acrylic bonding method that gives immediate handling strength — no need to fixture or wait for a cure

SMOOTH AND SEAMLESS: With a thickness of 62 mil (1.6 mm), this tape is designed as an alternative to mechanical fasteners, such as rivets, welds, and screws, or liquid adhesives

PAPER LINER CONSTUCTION: Offers easier release and dimensional stability for more efficient converting

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  • LONG-TERM DURABILITY: Offers a fast and easy-to-use all-acrylic bonding method that gives immediate handling strength — no need to fixture or wait for a cure
  • SMOOTH AND SEAMLESS: With a thickness of 62 mil (1.6 mm), this tape is designed as an alternative to mechanical fasteners, such as rivets, welds, and screws, or liquid adhesives
  • PAPER LINER CONSTUCTION: Offers easier release and dimensional stability for more efficient converting
  • MULTI-SURFACE APPLICATIONS: Adheres to High Surface Energy (HSE) and Medium Surface Energy (MSE) metals and plastics with minimal surface preparation
  • A GO-TO SOLUTION: Excels across a variety of markets, such as transportation, appliance, electronics, construction, signage, HVAC, maintenance and repair, and general industrial
  • RELIABLE AND TOUGH: Offers excellent indoor and outdoor durability and performance, withstanding long-term use at a temperature up to 250 °F (121 °C)
  • EXCELLENT BONDING AND SEALING: Features closed-cell acrylic chemistry, which is proven to withstand extreme environments
  • ACHIEVE MORE: Allows for the use of thinner, lighter-weight, and dissimilar materials when compared to rivets and welds
  • VIBRATION AND FATIGUE RESISTANT: Offers high strength, viscoelastic acrylic foam that provides unique energy absorbing and stress relaxing properties

3M™ VHB™ Tape RP+160GP is a double-sided tape comprised of a multi-purpose acrylic adhesive with a conformable, foam core that delivers a total thickness of 62 mil (1.6 mm) when applied and requires no fixturing or curing time. Engineered to be strong, it can replace rivets, welds, and screws while providing faster production by eliminating the need for drilling, welding, grinding, and project cleanup. Offering seamless joining and minimal surface preparation, this easy-to-use bonding method keeps surfaces smooth and aesthetically pleasing resulting in a professional application on thin, lightweight, and dissimilar materials. The advanced closed-cell acrylic technology provides secure bonding that protects against water and seals tightly for long-term durability, performing in short-term use (up to four hours) at a temperature up to 450 °F (230 °C) or long-term use withstanding up to 250 °F (121 °C). This tape provides an excellent balance of strength, viscoelasticity, conformability, and adhesion to high and medium surface energy metals and plastics. These attributes make 3M™ VHB™ Tape RP+160GP a reliable choice to take on a variety of bonding and sealing applications, including attaching metal panels to frames and electronic displays. Discover the many ways to apply the powerful bonding potential of 3M™ VHB™ Tape RP+160GP.

You can trust the science behind 3M™ VHB™ Tape RP+160GP and the other products in the 3M™ VHB™ RP+ Tape Family designed to excel in applications where long-lasting bonding, high shear strength, and conformability are needed. Developed and introduced by 3M in 1980, the technology in this family is engineered to promote productivity, reliability, and durability, making it one of the most capable and versatile 3M™ VHB™ Tapes. The unique acrylic chemistry provides UV and chemical resistance that offers stable and dependable performance. With a variety of tape thicknesses to choose from to address diverse industrial requirements, you can be sure to find the right solution for a variety of industries, such as transportation, electronics, construction, signage, appliance manufacturing, maintenance and repair, and many more. Whether the product is used to perform stiffener to panel, signage applications, or a range of other uses, a 3M expert will consider all the aspects of your operation and determine which tape is best for you.

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