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Aircraft Maintenance & Repair - MRO

A variety of 3M solutions that can be used in the repair maintenance and overhaul of all aircraft.

3M Aerospace delivers an extensive range of products and decades of technical expertise to the Aerospace Industry. Our specially developed products are backed up with technical support, and advice that will help to increase productivity and profitability.

3M Aerospace is your trusted and reliable partner geared to manufacture of quality products that are fully approved and used by aerospace companies worldwide.

Our aircraft maintenance product range offers a variety of innovative solutions for all your aircraft maintenance needs. Some of the areas we specialise in are, masking systems, personal protection, and aircraft appearance.

Our local teams of Sales Engineers and Technical Specialists enable us to provide a quick response service and a wide range of possible solutions. To discuss how you and your customers can benefit from our solutions and expertise today.

Why don’t you take a look at our product areas below to discover more information about how the 3M Aerospace team can help you…?

Aircraft Corrosion Prevention

Aircraft Corrosion Prevention

3M Polyurethane Protective Tape for corrosion prevention provides a unique combination of toughness, durability, puncture resistance and ease of application in helping to prevent fluid penetration and subsequent aircraft corrosion or use our low cost, easy to install floor covering protects aircraft carpets during your maintenance activities

Corrosion protection within aircraft manufacture and maintenance is becoming increasingly important. If spillages from aircraft galleys, toilets and doorways are not properly contained they can lead to corrosion of the airframe and cause problems with under floor electrical wiring. If such corrosion is not identified and stopped, it can lead to costly maintenance work and even the grounding of in-service aircraft.

3M has developed polyurethane film 8663 DL and 8666 for fluid barriers which offer better adhesion, improved resistance to penetrations and a superior surface (against which to bond) than the existing product



3M Abrasives are at the heart of the companies technology platforms , constantly manufacturing new innovative products to help your processes.

One of the latest product releases by 3M is the new range of premium quality abrasives discs featuring the latest spiral technology which increases the amount of dust removed while sanding

Within aircraft maintenance there is always a need to improve production efficiency whilst achieving demanding standards, which is why we have produced the 3M Air-Powered Random Orbital Sander system. This combines our abrasive experience with a range of tools to help you deliver superior sanding results.

From preparation to finish, abrasives play a key role in all paintshop processes. 3M have developed a full range of abrasives to suit every type of application incorporating innovative technologies for superior performance, anti loading and consistent finish. From small awkward areas to tough e-coat removal, our abrasives are available in a wide variety of sizes and grits to secure the perfect finish.

Workforce Safety

Workforce Safety

3M is a world leader in safety and personal protective equipment The wide variety of activities taking place in MRO activities can make health and safety of workers a challenge.

PPE People Want to Wear!

To encourage workers to want to wear our PPE, 3M offers a range of product solutions that is comfortable, stylish and easy to wear.

Paint Preparation System (PPS™)

Paint Preparation System (PPS™)

3M™ originated the concept of a disposable paint mixing system to eliminate the need for separate traditional spray gun mixing pots and paper filters, resulting in dramatically increased paint shop efficiency.

The 3M™ Paint Preparation System has the ability to meet all of the painter’s requirements in the preparation and application of:-

  • Primer
  • Basecoat
  • Clearcoat - for both large and small repairs.

Some of the benefits from the 3M™ PPS™ are:-

  • Only one cup for mixing and spraying.
  • Closed system with built-in filter - no contamination from outside.
  • Up to 70% saving in solvent.
  • Spray gun functions at any angle.
  • Unused paint can be stored for future use simply by capping the liner.

Masking Solutions

Masking Solutions

At 3M, we understand the importance of quality, which is why we have highly trained technical teams to bring you a wide range of masking solutions that will enable our customers to solve their problems.

A wide range of masking tapes including pressure sensitive crepe paper, fine line, flatback and film products. Selection of products is application specific base

To discuss any of these issues with a representative of the Aerospace group, please contact us