New Berlin, WI - 3M has recently launched a new line of adhesive transfer tapes and double coated tapes for foam lamination that simplifies product selection. The 3M Foam Lamination Tapes portfolio includes eight adhesive tapes across three performance levels: L1, L2, and L3. 3M's Level 1 platform is a modified acrylic system designed primarily with open celled foam tapes. Level 2 tapes bond well to variety of open and closed cell foams while Level 3 tapes provide strong bonds to the most difficult to bond to elastomeric substrates. The table below provides additional details regarding typical bonding applications for each level.
|Adhesive Family||Temperature Resistance||Sample Substrate to bond to|
|Level 1||200°F||PU ether, PU ester, cross-linked PE foam and microcellular urethane|
|Level 2||225°F||PU ether, PU ester, cross-linked PE foam, EPDM foam, neoprene foam, nitrile foam and microcellular urethane|
|Level 3||275°F||Santoprene, neoprene rubber, butyl rubber and many versions of EPDM rubber|
Tekra will be supporting 3M's new line of 3M™ Foam Lamination Tapes providing the ability to purchase the products in smaller minimums on the most popular selling tapes in the portfolio. Tekra can also custom slit 3M™ Foam Lamination Tapes to desired sizes. Call us today at 1-800-448-3572 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.