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Metal Working

3M adhesive solutions allow the assembly of metals, alloys and plastics together with a high level of performance and durability. These adhesive solutions can be used as a substitute for many traditional methods such as mechanical fastening or welding. They simplify application methodology, reduce or eliminate finishing operations, reduce corrosion issues and provide greater flexibility in improving manufacturing process.

3M™ has also developed masking and protection tape solutions responding to enhance your work efficiency and competitiveness when it comes to metal working.

Assembly
  • Bonding And Sealing Solutions Bonding And Sealing Solutions

    3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Cyanoacrylates offer high performance bonding solutions for most substrate combinations. Scotch-Weld Anaerobic Adhesives offers a wide variety of technical solutions for threadlocking, retaining cylindrical parts, pipe sealing & gasketing. 3M Anaerobic Adhesives/Sealants prevent leakage, vibration loosening and corrosion.

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  • Assembly Of Skins And Stiffeners Assembly Of Skins And Stiffeners

    3M™ VHB™ Acrylic Foam Tapes are used to assemble many substrates, offering excellent mechanical performance and aesthetics. VHB tapes are durable and resistant to chemical attacks, resulting in reliable assemblies, without altering metal sheets or damaging their coating and are also providing noise reduction benefits.

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  • Structural Bonding Structural Bonding

    3M has a wide range of adhesives offering very high mechanical performance used to perform structural assemblies which can withstand high mechanical stress (up 400Kg/cm ²) and resist exposure to chemicals for long periods. 3M™ Scotch-Weld™ EPX Adhesives allow easy assembly of metals, plastics, and glass on themselves or on other substrates.

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  • Waterproof And Flexible Assembly Waterproof And Flexible Assembly

    3M™ hybrid sealants are used for assembly and sealing operations. Their high flexibility and gap filling ability allow them to reinforce mechanical fastening operations. Being environmental friendly, these Hybrid adhesive sealants perform assemblies and joints, reducing vibration and metal fatigue.

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Masking
  • Protection During Painting Operations Protection During Painting Operations

    3M polyester tapes with silicone adhesive are used for high temperature metal working applications. Their high mechanical strength allows easy masking during metal working with no adhesive residue after powder coating. For other high temperature requirements, 3M 855 gives you conformability and adhesive formulation without silicone.

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Protection
  • Temporary Protection Of Surfaces Temporary Protection Of Surfaces

    3M™ protective tapes are designed to remove cleanly even after storage, outdoor use and exposure to UV. 3M also has a range of protective films for metal working which are specifically for laser cutting, allowing faster and safer cutting.

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Sealing
  • Equipment Maintenance Equipment Maintenance

    3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Anaerobic Adhesive range offers a wide variety of technical solutions for threadlocking, thread sealing, retaining cylindrical parts, pipe sealing and gasketing. The product range was developed to allow repairs to be carried out quickly with the minimum downtime for production equipment.

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