Acrylic Foam Tapes resist 400° F heat and bond permanently.

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Comprised of 16-47 mil tapes on 3.9 mil polyethylene liners, XHA 6600 Series satisfies fastening and bonding requirements in appliance, transportation, electronics, and signage industries. They bond to high-surface energy materials such as metal, plastic, polyester, polycarbonate, acrylic, and ABS, while conformable foam provides cushioning and impact resistance. In addition to chemical, UV, and humidity resistance, tapes offer 80-130 lbf/in.² dynamic shear ratings.

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New Acrylic Foam Tapes from Avery Dennison Resist 400° F Heat, Provide Permanent Bond

Industrial converters enjoy added acrylic foam tape value through Advantage Solutions Program

Painesville, Ohio-September 18, 2009-Four new high-adhesion acrylic foam tapes that meet industrial converters' needs for conformability, temperature resistance to 400º F and a permanent bond are now available from Avery Dennison Specialty Tape Division.

Called the XHA 6600 Series, the high-adhesion acrylic foam tapes satisfy fastening and bonding requirements in the appliance, transportation, electronics and signage industries.

The tapes have been added to the Avery Dennison Specialty Tape Advantage Solutions portfolio. As part of the portfolio, the tapes are backed by 24-hour sampling, extensive technical and service support, and streamlined order turnaround.

The XHA 6600 Series

XHA 6600 series performance characteristics include very high adhesion combined with good shear and stress relaxation, a thick adhesive for demanding, gap-filling applications, and chemical, UV and humidity resistance. The tapes' high density compound construction provides enhanced holding power and tensile strength, and the polyethylene liner improves die cutting and conversion.

The XHA 6600 series delivers a strong bond to high surface energy materials such as metal, plastic, polyester, polycarbonate, acrylic and ABS. The conformable foam provides cushioning and impact resistance, even over irregular surfaces.

The tapes come in multiple thicknesses (see chart).
Performance Chart:
XHA Construction Dynamic Shear SAFT
XHA 6640 16 mil tape on 3.9 mil liner 130 lbf/square inch 400º F
XHA 6660 24 mil tape on 3.9 mil liner 110 lbf/square inch 400º F
XHA 6680 32 mil tape on 3.9 mil liner 90 lbf/square inch 400º F
XHA 6620 47 mil tape on 3.9 mil liner 80 lbf/square inch 400º F

About Avery Dennison
Avery Dennison Specialty Tape is a world-class operation specializing in developing and manufacturing high-performance pressure-sensitive adhesives and tapes for the industrial, medical and consumer markets. The organization has over 30 years of experience supplying standard and customized pressure-sensitive materials designed for industrial applications in automotive, transportation, electronics, construction, packaging, optical and specialty use applications to deliver innovative solutions for customers' needs across the globe.

Avery Dennison is a recognized industry leader that develops innovative identification and decorative solutions for businesses and consumers worldwide. The Company's products include pressure-sensitive labeling materials; graphics imaging media; retail apparel ticketing and branding systems; RFID inlays and tags; office products; specialty tapes; and a variety of specialized labels for automotive, industrial and durable goods applications. A FORTUNE 500 Company with sales of $6.7 billion in 2008, Avery Dennison is based in Pasadena, California and employs more than 36,000 employees in over 60 countries.

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