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Across industries, applications and substrates, 3M Industrial
Adhesives and Tapes offer a wide range of bonding products
that make it easy to solve your real-world assembly challenges.

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3M Industrial Adhesives and Tapes solve
common assembly problems



Replace Mechanical Fasteners

Replace Mechanical Fasteners


Speed up your overall assembly process and improve product aesthetics and strength by replacing mechanical fasteners with 3M adhesives and tapes.

Adhesives and Tapes vs. Fasteners Video

Epoxy Adhesive Demonstrating Strength Video

Dawson Doors Testimonial

"How-to" Webinar

Recommended Products:
3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Structural Adhesives

3M™ VHB™ Tapes

3M™ Reclosable Fasteners
Join Dissimilar Materials

Join Dissimilar Materials


Enhance the performance of hard-to-bond surfaces and solve the adhesion challenges of dissimilar materials with 3M adhesives and tapes.

Hard-to-bond Materials Video

Aqua Cal Testimonial

Bonding Plastics Webinar

Bonding Low Surface Energy White Paper (PDF, 721 Kb)

Recommended Products:
3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Structural Adhesives

3M™ Adhesive Transfer Tapes
Bond Composites

Bond Composites


Reduce damage caused by drilling and enhance the overall performance of your composite materials with 3M adhesives and tapes.

Joining & Bonding of Composite Parts – The Structural Adhesive Advantage (PDF, 800 Kb)

Recommended Products:
3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Epoxy Adhesive DP420NS

3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Structural Plastic Adhesive DP8010

3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Epoxy Adhesive DP125

3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Acrylic Adhesive DP8410NS
Increase Speed and Productivity

Increase Speed and Productivity


Improve aesthetics and performance while boosting overall speed and productivity with 3M adhesives and tapes.

WS Steel Testimonial

Recommended Products:
3M™ Spray Adhesives

3M™ VHB™ Tapes

3M™ Hot Melt Adhesives

3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Instant Adhesives

3M™ Adhesive Transfer Tapes
Six common assembly types Six common assembly types

Panel-to-Frame/Stiffener-to-Panel
Panel-to-Frame/Stiffener-to-Panel
For the transport, metal and construction industries, 3M bonding solutions provide dead load holding strength, flexibility for dynamic loads and thermal expansion mismatch, gap filling from end to end and water seal.
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Small Joint Assembly
Small Joint Assembly
For the sporting goods manufacturing, electronics, furniture, mechanical and electrical industries, 3M assembly solutions provide low viscosity for tight-fitting parts, vibration resistance, very high strength and bonding for dissimilar materials.
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Large Surface Lamination
Large Surface Lamination
For the construction and manufacturing industries, 3M adhesives and tapes provide full surface coverage and flexibility when dry. They allow for the positioning of parts and fast bonding with little to no fixturing.
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Mounting and Trim Attachment
Mounting and Trim Attachment
For the transport, manufacturing and construction industries, 3M bonding materials provide dead load holding strength and durability. They allow for aesthetically pleasing design, removability with fast bonding and little to no fixturing.
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Gasket Attachment
Gasket Attachment
For the electronics, transport, manufacturing and fluid-handling equipment industries, 3M adhesive solutions are fast and easy to apply. They resist fluids, and they have high adhesion to foam and rubber.
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Sealing/Potting and Encapsulating
Sealing/Potting and Encapsulating
For the transport, manufacturing, metal and construction industries, 3M bonding materials are highly elongating, flexible and durable, plus they offer a fast cure for painting.
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Solutions for your Assembly

Solutions for your assembly:


   3M™ VHB™ Tapes

   3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Structural Adhesives

   3M™ Adhesive Sealants

   3M™ Hot Melt and PUR Adhesives

   3M™ Pressure Sensitive Adhesives

   3M™ Reclosable Fasteners

   3M™ Contact and Spray Adhesives

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