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COMTAC™ Advanced Communication Headset (ACH) and COMTAC™ IV (Hybrid) PELTOR™

Soldier Protection

3M™ Peltor™ ComTac™ III Advanced Combat Helmet (ACH) and 3M™ Peltor™ COMTAC™ IV Hybrid Communication Headset

  • Uses the most advanced "talk-thru" capabilities, COMTAC products help protect hearing from hazardous noise
  • COMTAC enables warfighters to hear discrete ambient sounds – from a footfall to a whisper – to help them maintain critical situational awareness in quieter environments.
  • COMTAC helps increase survivability, lethality and mission effectiveness.


3M™ Defender™ Ultra Light Weight Ballistic Bump Helmet (ULW-BBH)*

  • Multi-use ballistic protection at 30% less weight than the closest alternative.
  • Flexible rail system that offers compatibility with all standard accessories. Rail is mounted on shell without use of through bolts
  • Areal weight of 1 lb per square foot (5 kg/m2)
  • Blunt Trauma Impact performance meets ACH specification requirements.



Field Applications

Jump.
Head protection when parachuting for military paratroopers
Bump.
Head protection from bumping objects for military ground forces
Ballistic.
Head protection against handgun rounds and ballistic fragments



*Manufactured and sold by Ceradyne, Inc., a 3M company

The Ceradyne Diaphorm Ballistic Helmet presents a dramatic improvement over conventional helmets.

3M™ Accuspray™ System features an HVLP spray gun and disposable/replaceable nozzles - virtually allowing you to have a brand new spray gun on demand.

Paint Productivity

3M™ Accuspray™ System

  • Features an HVLP spray gun and disposable/replaceable nozzles – allowing you to have a virtually (or essentially) brand new spray gun every time that the nozzle is replaced.
  • The innovative technology was designed for the efficient and economical application of material without sacrificing quality.


PPS™ Paint Preparation System

  • The 3M™ PPS™ Paint Preparation System allows user to mix less paints, adhesives, coatings and finishes; reduce solvent usage; and speed cleanup time.
  • The PPS™ system eliminates the need for separate mixing cups and filters, and only the PPS™ adapter and the spray gun channel need cleaning, since paint never comes in contact with the cup and collar.

The PPS™ Paint Preparation Systemallows user to mix less paints, adhesives, coatings and finishes; reduce solvent usage; and speed cleanup time.

3M™ Dirt Trap Protection System a breakthrough innovation that actually traps dust, dirt and overspray in a unique non-woven construction.

3M™ Dirt Trap Protection System

A breakthrough innovation that actually traps dust, dirt and overspray in a unique non-woven construction

Improves productivity by reducing maintenance and cleanup time, reducing foreign object debris, and protects your surfaces during maintenance and repair.


Aerospace Sustainment

Aviation Window Restoration System by Clearfix™ Aerospace

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  • With this easy-to-use system, your windows can be restored to like-new condition without the hassle of removing them.
  • An easy to use, three-step process designed specifically for use on acrylic and polycarbonate aircraft windows.
  • It's fast – as little as 60 minutes after application, you're ready to fly!

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Polyeurethane Protective Tapes and Boots

Polyeurethane Protective Tapes and Boots

  • Helps reduce rain and sand erosion damage
  • Provides protection that can significantly reduce FOD costs and extend service life
  • Applied over the aircraft belly, leading edges, and antennas


Aerospace Sealants

  • Highly-specialized, high performance sealants are precisely designed for many different applications, including sealing airplane fuel tanks, fuselages, access doors and windshields.
  • Quick-curing, lightweight polysulfide sealants for sealing critical areas and to help prevent corrosion.
  • Trusted by engineers and maintenance professionals from companies around the world.

Aerospace Sealants - highly-specialized, high performance sealants are precisely designed for many different applications, including sealing airplane fuel tanks, fuselages, access doors and windshields.
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