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 3M™ Cushion-Mount™ Plus Plate Mounting Tape E1020 3M™ VHB™ Commercial Vehicle Tapes
3M™ VHB™ Tape can replace mechanical fasteners used in side panel attachment.
Next Generation Structural Adhesive for Transportation

Innovative Solutions for the Transportation Industry

Overcoming Surface Protection Challenges
Surface protection for products can be divided into two major categories: short-term and longer term. Short-term surface protection is kept in place during manufacturing and processing but should be removable easily and cleanly upon installation or use. Longer term surface protection remains on the product during usage.

 smooth trailer with aesthetics of 3M VHB Tape vs. rivets Consumer preferences, manufacturing challenges driving aesthetics in transportation vehicles
In today's transportation vehicle market, consumer preferences and manufacturing challenges are creating the need for innovation in aesthetics. These trends affect a wide range of specialty vehicles, including cargo and horse trailers, truck boxes and emergency vehicles.

Tapes and Adhesives are replacing Rivets and Welds
Replacing mechanical fasteners may seem challenging, but 3M has the materials science capability and application testing tools to help you through the process.
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National Association of Trailer Manufacturers (
3M Specialty Vehicle is the proud recipient of the National Association of Trailer Manufacturers Associate Member Award.
North American Trailer Dealer Association (
3M continues to bring a breadth of new ideas, technology and resources to all levels of the industry, including trailer manufacturers, dealers and end users.

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