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Contact Adhesive

Our range of solvent and water-based 3M™ Contact Adhesive products have a number of uses and provide good bonding strength for a variety of surfaces.

Our solvent based range offers more freedom and is particularly useful for creative activities as the material being bonded can be re-positioned until the solvent evaporates. Users can be confident that applications will be secure and long-lasting because the strength of this contact adhesive can be increased by applying layers on top of each other.

Our water-based products provide a lighter, more manageable spray that prevents materials from getting too wet and wrinkling. With longer opening times it also means that manufacturing processes can be a lot more flexible.

Contact Adhesive
Solvent Adhesive

Our solvent adhesive products provide immediate bonding strength for a number of materials, allow easy and flexible application and are a time and cost-effective way of completing tasks.

Key Features

These fast drying adhesives have a good resistance to plasticiser migration and produce high strength air-dried bonds that resist weathering, water, oil and most solvents.

Some of the products in the solvent adhesive range provide immediate bonding capabilities and handling strength without the need for forced drying equipment which makes the completion of tasks much quicker and easier.

Product Use

Bonds to a wide variety of surfaces including vinyl, extrusions, sheeting, fabrics, foam and flexible plastics. The high strength capabilities of these adhesives also makes them ideal for laminating applications such as kitchen and office counter-tops, doors, partitions and insulation panels.

Water Based Adhesive

Our range of water-based adhesives offer high bond strength and a long bonding range. They are suitable for general industrial use and can be used on a variety of different materials.

Key Features

3M Waterbased Contact Adhesives have no solvent odours making them ideal for those environments without extraction facilities and beneficial to users.

3M water-based adhesive products come in a choice of formulations that bond strongly to a wide variety of substrates. As well as being very high strength, they are also post-formable and heat resistant. Non-flammable in the wet state, it also means that these products can be stored easily and safely even without fireproof cabinets.

The high solids content ensures cost-effective, high coverage and with no solvent odours, worker comfort and productivity is increased.

Product Use

Can be used for bonding, adhering, gluing, joining and attaching. Bonds to most foamed plastics, plastic laminate, wood, plywood, wood vaneer and canvas.

Spray Adhesive

3M introduced the first industrial-grade spray adhesive 35 years ago and has continued to improve and upgrade its products within this range ever since. With increased portability, ease of application and the ability to reposition, these products offer many advantages to its users.

Key Features

The controlled spray pattern of these products means that any overspray is minimised and a targeted application can be achieved. As well as being highly cost-effective, this also means that clean-up time is reduced which saves time and increases productivity.

Product Use

Excellent for producing high-strength and heat-resistant bonds, our spray adhesive products can be used for a number of applications including point of sale displays, picture frame mountings, furniture assembly and on exhibitions.

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