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Bonding Solutions for Construction

Fast assemblies and clean aesthetics for large-scale construction projects.

Quicker, stronger assemblies for your construction projects

Looking to streamline your design process and meet tightening restrictions on building and construction projects? 3M construction adhesives and bonding technologies can enable greater design flexibility to

    • Build without mechanical fasteners such as rivets, screws and welds
    • Increase productivity, strength, and reliability
    • Achieve strong adhesion on a variety of building substrates such as iron, aluminum and plastics

Construction Applications

  • High-rise building with full-length glass windows set against serene daylight
    Architectural Panels in Buildings

    Improve building aesthetics with almost invisible joints and enable thermal expansion, misalignment correction, and distortion absorption.

    Relevant Application Group:
    Sealing/Potting and Encapsulating

  • Immaculate interior design with lobby counter, lounge seats and tables and fancy wooden flooring.
    Interior Finishing for Construction

    Effectively join dissimilar substrates while streamlining assembly processes with easy-to-use bonding solutions.

    Relevant Application Group:
    Large Surface Lamination

  • Elevator interior with lights on.
    Elevator Panels

    Provide increased vibration and noise absorption with solutions that enable increased tolerance for heavy, dynamic loads.

    Relevant Application Group:

Why choose 3M?

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    40+ Years and 75+ Global Adhesive Specialists

    Having developed adhesive products for over 40 years, we’re here to help you find the perfect adhesive solutions to match your requirements. From tapes to sprays and structural adhesives, our experts engineers work with multiple bonding options regularly. This enables our customers to bring concepts to life while keeping costs in line.

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    3 Global Adhesive Solutions Labs

    Our Global Adhesive Solutions Laboratories in China, Germany and the United States were built to help our customers even further. Here, customers and 3M engineers come together to test adhesive options. Our engineers also work with customers requiring assistance with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and data modeling.

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    35+ Global Application Engineers

    In addition to adhesive specialists, 3M has over 35 global application engineers who offer testing and reporting for customers of all sizes, industries and locations. They can test the strength performance of multiple adhesives on specific substrates under different heat, humidity and force levels.

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Need help finding the right product for your project? Contact us if you need product, technical or application advice or want to collaborate with a 3M technical specialist.