Our Action Adhesives range of VST Tape is exceptionally strong, durable, flexible and adaptable
VST Tape provides an alternative to mechanical fastners, screws, rivets and welds. These tapes work by permanently bonding one substrate to another. This distributes the stress load across the joint. Upon joining the materials, the tape creates an exceptional weld. These tapes are fast and easy to use. The permanently bond providing high strength, long-term durability indoors and outdoors. It has a high temperature resistance, ranging from -40 to +160 degree C.
VST Tapes are pressure sensitive adhesives that bond on contact to provide ommediate handling strength. It is used to replace mechnanical fastners or liquid adhesives. This eliminates the need for drilling, grinding, refinishing, screwing, welding and cleaning-up. The tape offers excellent stress absorption against water, moisture and more. Using 3M 94 Primer with VST Tape, gives an excellent bond to low surface energy plastics.
Our tapes are available in a choice of 3 colours, with various thickness and a selection of widths ranging from 12mm, 19mm to 25mm.
Other sizes available on request
If you have any questions about our range of VST Tapes, contact our team today. They will work with you to find a bespoke solution.
Orders and Delivery
At Action Adhesives, we endevour to get all our orders delivered as soon as possible. Our team offer next day package delivery on all Republic of Ireland orders placed before 3pm (Mon – Fri). For larger pallet orders, we recommend ordering before 11am to secure next day delivery. We offer Free Delivery on all online package orders over €250. Online orders to a value less than €250 are charged €10 for delivery. Please note, delivery times maybe subject to change, based on location and external factors outside our control.
Action adhesives range of VST tapes have a wide variety of uses in the following industries.
VST Tapes in the Automotive Industry
VST tapes are used widely in the automotive sector. They can be found in cars, buses, trucks and trains. They can even be found in use the Aerospace and marine sectors on planes or boats. The uses are broad and include:
- Structural bonding of panels, whether this is on a truck, bus or other vehicle.
- Interior and exterior trim fixing
- Car spoiler mounting
- Light construction and mounting
- Badge and emblem fixing
VST Tapes in the Construction Industry
VST tapes can be found used in many construction applications. This includes both interior and exterior applications. VST tapes are used widely for bonding cladding panels and glass facades to aluminum frames. They are also used as an adhesive in the creation of shop fronts.
VST tapes are perfect for windows such as sky lights, BIPV photovoltaic windows and in bomb proof windows.
Once inside, VST tapes are used in the creation of partitions, in the creation of ceiling climate control systems and in many doors. They can also be found in many elevators keeping the interior, ceiling and doors firmly in place.
Signage and Display
VST tapes are very popular in the signage and display industry. They can be found in a wide variety of use applications including:
- Road Traffic Signs
- Bonding dissimilar substrates such as aluminum to mild steel or Acrylic to stainless steel etc
- Large Panel Signs
- Bonding clear polycarbonate to illuminated signs
- Construction of obelisk signs
- Bonding of POS, name plates, A frame signs and DOT Matrix signs.
- Fixing of box signs and panels to frames emergency signage, digital signage
- Totem Sign Construction
VST have a wide range of uses within the electrical industry. With their strong adhesive qualities and easy of application they are ideal for use in this industry. VST tapes are specifically used for:
- Electrical insulation
- EMI/RFI shielding
- Anti-Static applications
- PCB Masking
- Bonding to high temperature surfaces
- Conductive connection and fixing
General Industry Applications
VST tapes can also be used in a variety of other applications including:
- Point of sale applications
- Plastic Moldings and Extrusions
- Glass Fabrication
- Furniture/ Kitchens/ Bathrooms
- Electrical Appliance Assembly
- Manufacture of ovens, electric fires and extractor fans
- Gluing of Head stone or grave plaques/ name plates