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Solution Stories

Find out how 3M products are used in specific Automotive solutions. On this page we have grouped a number of solutions where our products have solved specific customer problems in the Automotive Industry.

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Trim Attachment Solutions

Trim Attachment Solutions

The 3M range of trim attachment materials can be used in multiple automotive manufacturing applications to replace traditional mechanical fastening methods when attaching trim parts or sealing components.

Body in White Solutions

Body in White Solutions

The 3M range of products for the Body in White stage of the automotive manufacturing process includes powerful structural adhesives with consistent, effective bonding capabilities.

Acoustic Solutions

Acoustic Solutions

Vehicle components and parts that rub together can cause friction that leads to mechanical wear, vibration and distracting noise. The range of acoustic solutions available from 3M focuses on preventing instances of friction, thereby reducing wear and dramatically improving driver comfort.

Exterior Films Solutions

Exterior Films Solutions

When you’ve devoted time and resources to create a flawless finish, 3M can help it stay that way. Our engineered films protect vulnerable vehicle surfaces from scratches, stone-chips and abrasion, maintaining a high quality appearance that manufacturers and their customers can be proud of.

Weight Reduction Solutions

Weight Reduction Solutions

In an economy where oil prices are on the increase, automotive weight reduction is a key step in reducing a vehicle’s energy consumption and improving fuel economy.

Styling and Comfort solutions

Styling and Comfort solutions

As vehicles become an extension of our personalities, so end user customers increasingly demand a range of accessories, styling and comfort options to tailor their driving experience.