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.

Vapor Processing

Critical performance characteristics often depend on a precise coating with a metal, oxide, or polymer. Over decades of experience, 3M has refined one coating platform―vapor coating―into an art. Many of our current products owe their unique durability, reflectivity, barrier properties, and chemical properties to the company’s expertise in this specialized manufacturing technology.

Technology Facts

  • Now Innovating Anti-glare screens, graffiti-resistant coatings
  • Markets Serves all 3M markets
  • Core Products Plasma, vacuum chamber, sputter

Technology Facts

  • 3M Business Unit Industrial, Consumer, Health Care, Electronics & Energy, Safety & Graphics