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3M 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.

3M™ Thinsulate™ Acoustic Material remains popular with automotive manufacturers worldwide, who rely on its sound absorption properties to improve noise levels throughout their vehicles. However, 3M also offers a range of complementary acoustic solutions that address the squeaks, rattles and vibrations that can so often disturb the driving experience.




3M Thinsulate Acoustic Material

3M Thinsulate Acoustic Absorption Material is an ideal acoustic solution for the automotive industry. It is already used by vehicle manufacturers worldwide who value it’s extremely efficient sound absorption properties, requiring only a few square centimetres of material to make a difference.

Thinsulate products offer significant improvements in sound insulation when incorporated into the fabrication of various automotive components.

Further Solutions for Noise Reduction

Together with 3M™ Thinsulate™ Material, products from the 3M range of acoustic solutions can help manufacturers manage the root causes of mechanical or external sounds, thereby reducing wear caused by friction and improving driver comfort. For specific details of each product, click on the link to download a brochure or datasheet. For customised advice from a 3M specialist, please contact us.

3M™ PU Double-Coated Adhesive Film Tape – known as ‘anti-squeak tape’, this product can help to reduce mechanical noise generated by sliding surfaces

3M™ Acrylic Foam Tape – an alternative to mechanical fixings that effectively seals gaps to help reduce wind noise

3M™ Dual Lock™ Reclosable Fasteners – a flexible, reclosable fastening system that holds trim parts securely and reduces noise from mechanical fastenings

3M™ Bumpon™ Self-Adhesive Protection Products – for spacing and impact absorption

3M™ Flock Tape – absorbs surface contact noise

Specialist advice

The team at 3M has vast experience working with customers in the automotive industry and can help deliver a customised, end-to-end solution for modern manufacturing challenges. For more information on our range of Acrylic Foam Tapes, Dual Lock or Structural Bonding Tapes from a 3M specialist, please Contact a 3M specialist