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Construction

To better address their requirements, 3M develops and introduces innovative solutions for component manufacturers in applications such as : structural glazing, facade cladding, office partitions, doors and windows, elevators. The performance of our solutions provide great value to construction professionals.

Construction

Assembly

Glazing

Our new high performance 3M VHB tape provides a competitive alternative to today's technology using spacers and silicone sealants, reducing the number and duration of operations required. Certification obtained from European Technical Notice No. 09/0024 in March 2009.

Stiffener assembly for exterior

Our new high performance VHB tape allows bonding of stiffeners to panels for facade applications. Quick application, no drying time and no waste.

Assembly of office glass partitions

2mm thick, transparent VHB tape is the primary choice for customers installing office glass partitions. It saves a lot of application time and provides a perfect clear bond line.

Attachment of muntin bars on windows and facades

3M offers a large range of double coated acrylic foam tapes in various colours (grey, black, white, transparent) for attaching muntin bars to windows and facades. Muntin bars can be made of painted aluminium, PVC or lacquered wood.

Cladding

Bond wood cladding to window frame profiles using 3M Scotch-Weld Reactive PUR TS-230.

Attachment

Splicing of insulation

3M 3334 FSK aluminium tape is ideal for attaching aluminium coated fiberglass and rock wool to create a vapour barrier and thermal insulation.

It is a specially formulated adhesive which allows low temperature application, suitable for working on site in winter time. (UL 723, low flame spread, low smoke).

Protection

Temporary protection against moisture and UV

3M Cloth tape 8979 protects the ends of pipes or conduits for outdoor storage during several months. It can be removed without leaving any adhesive residue for up to 6 months after exposure to UV.

To discuss any of these applications or your specific requirements please contact us