Technologies

Choose a technology below to see how our ideas live on, in connection with others, to help solve problems around the world.

Technologies

Choose a technology below to see how our ideas live on, in connection with others, to help solve problems around the world.

Advanced Materials

When 3M scientists begin work on a customer’s problem, they draw on a remarkable array of advanced and speciality materials: polymers, composites, ceramics, fluoromaterials, nanomaterials and more. Our labs constantly add to this palette with new formulations and breakthrough modifications of existing materials. And 3M is unmatched in the application of these novel materials to the demands of real-world manufacturing.

Technology Facts

  • First Application Adhesive for Wetordry™ Sandpaper (1921)
  • Now Innovating Lava™ Ultimate resin nano-ceramic restorative
  • What We’ve Done THV fuel hose liner reduces passive gas emissions for vehicles by 95%

Technology Facts

  • Markets Serves all 3M markets
  • Core Products ScotchKote™, ceramic micro-spheres, glass bubbles, fluoropolymers
  • 3M Business Unit Industrial, Consumer, Health Care, Electronics & Energy, Safety & Graphics