• Description for 3M F9460 PC

    Clear adhesive transfer tape • High shear strength adhesive • UL 746C

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    Application Type Bond, Hold
    1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part
    Material Form Adhesive Transfer Tape
    Substrate Aluminum, Ceramic, Epoxy, Phenolic, Glass, ABS, Polycarbonate, UnPlasticized PVC, Enameled Steel, Galvanized Steel, Stainless Steel, Galvanized Steel, ThermoPlastic, Nickel Plated Steel
    Industry Rivets, Human Machine Interface
    Manufacturer 3M
    Chemistry Isopropyl alcohol
    Cure Method Pressure sensitive
    Color Clear
    Chemical Resistance Motor oil, Ammonia cleaner, Fluid, Gasoline, JP-4 fuel, Methyl ethyl ketone, Mineral spirits
    Relative Solvent Resistance Chemical Resistance: Acetone, Chemical Resistance: Solvent
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 149, 260
    Density (g/cm³) 0.980
    Key Specifications UL 746C
  • Technical Data for 3M F9460 PC

    • Application Type
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1 Part or 2 Part - 1 Part
    • Material Form
      • Tape - Adhesive Transfer Tape
    • Substrate
    • Industry
      • Rivet - Rivets
      • Human Machine Interface
      • Industrial - Fasteners, Spot Welds
    • Chemistry
      • Other - Isopropyl alcohol
    • Application Method
      • Dispenser - Application equipment, Pump
      • Roll - Roller
      • Contact
      • Screen Print - Filter
    • Cure Method
      • Pressure Sensitive (min) - Pressure sensitive
    • Color
      • Clear / Transparent - Clear
    • Key Specifications
      • UL (Underwriters Laboratory), ULC (Underwriters Laboratories of Canada), NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) - UL 746C
    Cure Specs
    Application Temperature (°F) 70 to 100
    Bond Strength
    Peel Strength (piw) 7.0 (lb./in.) Test Method
    Shear Strength (psi) 80, 1000 (grams), High Test Method
    Tensile Strength (psi) 100 (lb./in.) Test Method
    Material Resistance
    Chemical Resistance Motor oil, Ammonia cleaner, Fluid, Gasoline, JP-4 fuel, Methyl ethyl ketone, Mineral spirits
    Relative Solvent Resistance Chemical Resistance: Acetone, Chemical Resistance: Solvent
    Relative Solvent Resistance Chemical Resistance: Acetone, Chemical Resistance: Solvent
    UV Resistance Excellent
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 149, 260 Test Method
    Insulation Resistance (O) > 1e6 (megaohms/in2), Insulation resistance Test Method
    Dielectric Strength (V/mil) 1,200, 1,000, 1,000 Test Method
    Thermal Conductivity (W/m°K) 0.16 Test Method
    Other Properties
    Outgassing 0.85 (%TML), 0 (%VCM) Test Method
    Coefficient of Thermal Expansion (CTE) 770e-6 (mm/mm /°C)
    Density (g/cm³) 0.980
    Business Information
    Shelf Life Details Store at room temperature conditions of 70°F (21°C) and 50% relative humidity.;If stored properly, product retains its performance and properties for 18 months from date of shipment. If the products have been exposed to severe weather conditions, we suggest to precondition the products at the above storage conditions for at least 24 hours before using them.
    Shelf Life Temperature (°F) 70
    Shelf Life Type From date of shipment
    Shelf Life (mon) 18
  • Best Practices for 3M F9460 PC

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    1. Surface Preparation

      To obtain optimum adhesion, the bonding surfaces must be clean, dry, and well unified. Some typical surface cleaning solvents are isopropyl alcohol/water mixture or heptane.*

      *Note: Be sure to follow the manufacturer’s precautions and directions for use when using solvents.

    2. Application

      Bond strength is dependent upon the amount of adhesive-to-surface contact developed. Firm application pressure helps develop better adhesive contact and improve bond strength.

      Ideal tape application temperature range is 70°F to 100°F (21°C to 38°C). Initial tape application to surfaces at temperatures below 50°F (10°C) is not recommended because the adhesive becomes too firm to adhere readily. However, once properly applied, low temperature holding is generally satisfactory.

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Shear Strength Test Methods
Shear Strength Type Substrate Test Time Test Temperature Test Method
80 psi Dynamic shear strength Stainless Steel Dynamic Shear to Stainless Steel (ASTM D-1002)
1000 (grams) Static shear strength Stainless steel <600,000 sec <149°C Static Shear or Shear Holding Power to Stainless Steel (ASTM D-3654)
Tensile Strength Test Methods
Tensile Strength Substrate Test Method
100 (lb./in.) Aluminum Normal Tensile to Aluminum (T-Block) (ASTM D-897)
Peel Strength Test Methods
Peel Strength Substrate Test Method
7.0 (lb./in.) Stainless steel ASTM D3330
High Temperature Resistance Test Methods
High Temperature Resistance Test Method
149°C Temperature Tolerance (Long Term): Maximum temperature where tape supports 250 g in static shear for 10,000 minutes.
260°C Temperature Tolerance (Short Term): 4-hour conditioning at the indicated temperature with 100 g static load.
Dielectric Strength Test Methods
Dielectric Strength Temperature Test Method
1,200 V/mil 23°C ASTM D-149-97A
1,000 V/mil 23°C ASTM D-149-97A
1,000 V/mil 23°C ASTM D-149-97A
Insulation Resistance Test Methods
Insulation Resistance Test Method
> 1e6 (megaohms/in2) ASTM D-1000
Insulation resistance ASTM D-1000
Thermal Conductivity Test Methods
Thermal Conductivity Test Method
0.16 W/m°K ASTM C-177
Outgassing Test Methods
Outgassing Test Method
0.85 (%TML) ASTM E595-77/84/90
0 (%VCM) ASTM E595-77/84/90