3M Aerospace and Aircraft Maintenance Division Datasheets for Cloth Tapes

Cloth tapes provide robustness with the incorporation of a fabric or fiber carrier, such as cotton, scrim, glass, fiberglass, or polyester. They are adaptable to a variety of substrates and conditions, as substantiated by the most common type of cloth tapes—duct tape.


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Product Name Notes
3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Structural Adhesive Film -- AF 163-2 Designed for both solid panel and honeycomb sandwich constructions. High bond strength from -67F to 250F. High fracture toughness and peel strength. Excellent resistance to high moisture environments before and...
3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Structural Adhesive Film -- AF 500 High bond strength from -67 to 300F (-55 to 149C). Minimum 45 days out-time at ambient temperatures. Controlled flow. Excellent composite bonding. Maintains good metal bonding performance. Composite co-cure adhesive...
3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Structural Adhesive Film -- AF 555 Structural adhesive film with long-term durability on honeycomb and metal-to-metal components. Excellent pre-bond humidity performance on composite substrates. Minimum of 90 days out-time at ambient conditions. Unsupported version available for...