ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Aerospace introduces 3M™
Removable Gel Tape, an easy-to-apply solution to help protect
substrate corrosion in-aircraft. Removable gel tapes are installed under
an aircraft’s floorboards on top of the floor beams, providing
exceptional sealing and corrosion protection and helping avoid expensive
repairs and days out of service.
3M’s removable gel tapes are available in both one-side and two-sided
adhesive options. Lighter than current gel tapes, these new tapes can be
easily removed and repositioned. The tapes do not pill or ball and leave
behind little to no residue, reducing the labor required for beam
cleaning after tape removal. Aging studies have demonstrated that the
tapes peel away cleanly after nine to 12 months in use, results that are
superior to competitive products.
To use, the tape is simply applied to the beam, after which the floor
panel can be applied. 3M’s gel tapes offer convenient handling
characteristics, including easy cutting, low roll unwind tension, and
simple application. Additionally, screws press easily through the 2mm
3M™ Removable Gel Tapes meet the FAA’s recently released new policy
statement for 14CFR 25.853 that provides standardized testing and
established acceptable methods of compliance for fire resistance.
Together with 3M’s wet area protection tapes, 3M™ Removable Gel Tapes
help provide a comprehensive solution to protect against aircraft
corrosion. Find more information about removable gel tapes at 3M.com/WetArea.
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