• Description for 3M 406

    A flexible, light colored, thermoplastic adhesive bonding film which exhibits good adhesion to a variety of substrates, especially metals.

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    Application Type Bond
    1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part
    Material Form Film
    Substrate Acrylic, Aluminum, Etched, FR-4 PCB, Glass, Metal, Nylon 6,6, ABS, Thermoplastic, Polycarbonate, Polyester, Polypropylene, PVC, Cold Rolled Steel, HDPE, Polyimide, SBR Rubber, Nitrile Rubber, Stainless Steel, Aluminum foil , Aluminum
    Manufacturer 3M
    Chemistry Ethylene Acrylic Acid Copolymer
    Cure Method Pressure Sensitive
    Color Light color, Translucent
    Relative Solvent Resistance Chemical Resistance: Good solvent resistance
    Key Specifications Meets RoHS 2002/95/EC
  • Technical Data

    Overview
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Peel Strength Test Methods
Peel Strength Type Cure Temperature Cure Humidity Substrate Test Time Test Temperature Test Method
17 piw 90° Peel Strength 160°C Cold Rolled Steel Peel bonds made bonding 4.5 mil aluminum foil to test substrates using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 14 lbs gauge pressure., Adhesion tests done @ 2 in/minute for peel.
4 piw 90° Peel Strength 160°C Stainless Steel Peel bonds made bonding 4.5 mil aluminum foil to test substrates using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 14 lbs gauge pressure., Adhesion tests done @ 2 in/minute for peel.
17 piw 90° Peel Strength 160°C Aluminum, Etched Peel bonds made bonding 4.5 mil aluminum foil to test substrates using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 14 lbs gauge pressure., Adhesion tests done @ 2 in/minute for peel.
2 piw 90° Peel Strength 160°C Polycarbonate Peel bonds made bonding 4.5 mil aluminum foil to test substrates using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 14 lbs gauge pressure., Adhesion tests done @ 2 in/minute for peel.
10 piw 90° Peel Strength 160°C FR-4 PCB Peel bonds made bonding 4.5 mil aluminum foil to test substrates using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 14 lbs gauge pressure., Adhesion tests done @ 2 in/minute for peel.
1 piw 90° Peel Strength 160°C Polypropylene Peel bonds made bonding 4.5 mil aluminum foil to test substrates using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 14 lbs gauge pressure., Adhesion tests done @ 2 in/minute for peel.
4 piw 90° Peel Strength 160°C Nylon 6,6 Peel bonds made bonding 4.5 mil aluminum foil to test substrates using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 14 lbs gauge pressure., Adhesion tests done @ 2 in/minute for peel.
2 piw 90° Peel Strength 160°C Glass Peel bonds made bonding 4.5 mil aluminum foil to test substrates using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 14 lbs gauge pressure., Adhesion tests done @ 2 in/minute for peel.
12 piw 90° Peel Strength 160°C SBR Rubber Peel bonds made bonding 4.5 mil aluminum foil to test substrates using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 14 lbs gauge pressure., Adhesion tests done @ 2 in/minute for peel.
12 piw 90° Peel Strength 160°C Nitrile Rubber Peel bonds made bonding 4.5 mil aluminum foil to test substrates using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 14 lbs gauge pressure., Adhesion tests done @ 2 in/minute for peel.
9 piw 90° Peel Strength 160°C Polyimide Peel bonds made bonding 4.5 mil aluminum foil to test substrates using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 14 lbs gauge pressure., Adhesion tests done @ 2 in/minute for peel.
15 piw 90° Peel Strength 160°C 95 % etched eluminum Peel bonds made bonding 4 mil etched aluminum to 63 mil etched aluminum using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 10 lbs gauge pressure., Peel tests @ 2 in/minute.
17 piw 90° Peel Strength 160°C 95 % eitched aluminum 66°C Peel bonds made bonding 4 mil etched aluminum to 63 mil etched aluminum using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 10 lbs gauge pressure., Peel tests @ 2 in/minute.
18 piw 90° Peel Strength 160°C 95 % eitched aluminum 8,640 min 66°C Peel bonds made bonding 4 mil etched aluminum to 63 mil etched aluminum using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 10 lbs gauge pressure., Peel tests @ 2 in/minute.
17 piw 90° Peel Strength 160°C 95 % eitched aluminum 30,240 min 85°C Peel bonds made bonding 4 mil etched aluminum to 63 mil etched aluminum using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 10 lbs gauge pressure., Peel tests @ 2 in/minute.
16 piw 90° Peel Strength 160°C eitched aluminum 8,640 min 85°C Peel bonds made bonding 4 mil etched aluminum to 63 mil etched aluminum using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 10 lbs gauge pressure., Peel tests @ 2 in/minute.
17 piw 90° Peel Strength 160°C aluminum foil 30,240 min 24°C Peel bonds made bonding 4.5 mil aluminum foil to test substrates using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 14 lbs gauge pressure., Adhesion tests done @ 2 in/minute for peel.
18 piw 90° Peel Strength 160°C aluminum foil 38°C Peel bonds made bonding 4.5 mil aluminum foil to test substrates using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 14 lbs gauge pressure., Adhesion tests done @ 2 in/minute for peel.
19 piw 90° Peel Strength 160°C aluminum foil 52°C Peel bonds made bonding 4.5 mil aluminum foil to test substrates using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 14 lbs gauge pressure., Adhesion tests done @ 2 in/minute for peel.
18 piw 90° Peel Strength 160°C aluminum foil 66°C Peel bonds made bonding 4.5 mil aluminum foil to test substrates using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 14 lbs gauge pressure., Adhesion tests done @ 2 in/minute for peel.
15 piw 90° Peel Strength 160°C aluminum foil 79°C Peel bonds made bonding 4.5 mil aluminum foil to test substrates using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 14 lbs gauge pressure., Adhesion tests done @ 2 in/minute for peel.
0 piw T-Peel Strength AL/AL 49°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
0 piw T-Peel Strength AL/AL 54°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
0 piw T-Peel Strength AL/AL 60°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
1 piw T-Peel Strength AL/AL 66°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
1 piw T-Peel Strength AL/AL 71°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
2 piw T-Peel Strength AL/AL 77°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
5 piw T-Peel Strength AL/AL 82°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
6 piw T-Peel Strength AL/AL 88°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
6 piw T-Peel Strength AL/AL 93°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
7 piw T-Peel Strength AL/AL 99°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
8 piw T-Peel Strength AL/AL 104°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
8 piw T-Peel Strength AL/AL 110°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
8 piw T-Peel Strength AL/AL 116°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
8 piw T-Peel Strength AL/AL 121°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
8 piw T-Peel Strength AL/AL 127°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
9 piw T-Peel Strength AL/AL 132°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
9 piw T-Peel Strength AL/AL 138°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
10 piw T-Peel Strength AL/AL 141°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
11 piw T-Peel Strength AL/AL 149°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
11 piw T-Peel Strength AL/AL 154°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
10 piw T-Peel Strength AL/AL 160°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
10 piw T-Peel Strength AL/AL 166°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
10 piw T-Peel Strength AL/AL 171°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
6 piw T-Peel Strength AL/CRS 116°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
9 piw T-Peel Strength AL/CRS 124°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
11 piw T-Peel Strength AL/CRS 132°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
14 piw T-Peel Strength AL/CRS 141°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
13 piw T-Peel Strength AL/CRS 149°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
17 piw T-Peel Strength AL/CRS 157°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
13 piw T-Peel Strength AL/CRS 166°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
13 piw T-Peel Strength AL/CRS 174°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
1 piw T-Peel Strength AL/FR-4 116°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
2 piw T-Peel Strength AL/FR-4 124°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
2 piw T-Peel Strength AL/FR-4 132°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
2 piw T-Peel Strength AL/FR-4 141°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
2 piw T-Peel Strength AL/FR-4 149°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
3 piw T-Peel Strength AL/FR-4 157°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
5 piw T-Peel Strength AL/FR-4 166°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
5 piw T-Peel Strength AL/FR-4 174°C Bonds made using 3 second dwell, 5 lbs gauge pressure., Peels done at 90° angle, 2 in/minute, Instron tester., AL is 4.5 mil etched aluminum foil.
Shear Strength Test Methods
Shear Strength Type Cure Temperature Substrate Test Temperature Test Method
1,160 psi Overlap shear strength 160°C Cold Rolled Steel Overlap shear made bonding 20 mil aluminum to test substrates using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 14 lbs gauge pressure., Adhesion tests done @ .2 in/minute for OLS.
740 psi Overlap shear strength 160°C Stainless Steel Overlap shear made bonding 20 mil aluminum to test substrates using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 14 lbs gauge pressure., Adhesion tests done @ .2 in/minute for OLS.
1,090 psi Overlap shear strength 160°C Aluminum, Etched Overlap shear made bonding 20 mil aluminum to test substrates using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 14 lbs gauge pressure., Adhesion tests done @ .2 in/minute for OLS.
70 psi Overlap shear strength 160°C Polycarbonate Overlap shear made bonding 20 mil aluminum to test substrates using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 14 lbs gauge pressure., Adhesion tests done @ .2 in/minute for OLS.
260 psi Overlap shear strength 160°C Acrylic Overlap shear made bonding 20 mil aluminum to test substrates using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 14 lbs gauge pressure., Adhesion tests done @ .2 in/minute for OLS.
1,120 psi Overlap shear strength 160°C FR-4 PCB Overlap shear made bonding 20 mil aluminum to test substrates using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 14 lbs gauge pressure., Adhesion tests done @ .2 in/minute for OLS.
80 psi Overlap shear strength 160°C Polypropylene Overlap shear made bonding 20 mil aluminum to test substrates using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 14 lbs gauge pressure., Adhesion tests done @ .2 in/minute for OLS.
140 psi Overlap shear strength 160°C Nylon 6,6 Overlap shear made bonding 20 mil aluminum to test substrates using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 14 lbs gauge pressure., Adhesion tests done @ .2 in/minute for OLS.
1,160 psi Overlap shear strength 160°C eitched aluminum 24°C Overlap shear made bonding 20 mil etched aluminum to 63 mil etched aluminum using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 14 lbs gauge pressure., Adhesion tests done @ .2 in/minute for OLS
1,090 psi Overlap shear strength 160°C eitched aluminum 38°C Overlap shear made bonding 20 mil etched aluminum to 63 mil etched aluminum using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 14 lbs gauge pressure., Adhesion tests done @ .2 in/minute for OLS
990 psi Overlap shear strength 160°C eitched aluminum 52°C Overlap shear made bonding 20 mil etched aluminum to 63 mil etched aluminum using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 14 lbs gauge pressure., Adhesion tests done @ .2 in/minute for OLS
910 psi Overlap shear strength 160°C eitched aluminum 66°C Overlap shear made bonding 20 mil etched aluminum to 63 mil etched aluminum using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 14 lbs gauge pressure., Adhesion tests done @ .2 in/minute for OLS
590 psi Overlap shear strength 160°C eitched aluminum 79°C Overlap shear made bonding 20 mil etched aluminum to 63 mil etched aluminum using 320°F (160°C) bondline temperature, 2 seconds dwell, 14 lbs gauge pressure., Adhesion tests done @ .2 in/minute for OLS
Tensile Strength Test Methods
Tensile Strength Test Method
2,600 psi (3.0 mil film), @ Break
Dielectric Constant Test Methods
Dielectric Constant Test Method
2.40 ASTM D-257, @ 1 kilohertz
2.40 ASTM D-257, @ 100 kilohertz
2.40 ASTM D-257
2.40 ASTM D-257, @ 1 megahertz
Dielectric Strength Test Methods
Dielectric Strength Test Method
2,300 V/mil ASTM D-149
Dissipation Factor Test Methods
Dissipation Factor Test Method
0.00500 ASTM D-257, @ 1 kilohertz
0.00100 ASTM D-257, @ 10 kilohertz
0.00100 ASTM D-257, @ 100 kilohertz
0.00600 ASTM D-257, @ 1 megahertz
Volume Resistivity Test Methods
Volume Resistivity Test Method
5.9 x 10(17) (ohm-cm) ASTM D-257
Elongation Test Methods
Elongation Test Method
750 % 3.0 mil film