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3M Aerospace Authorised Distributor

As an AS9120 certified 3M distributor Silmid provides end user distribution for 3M aerospace products including 3M Tapes and 3M Adhesives. We are perfectly placed to provide value added service to the complex and specialty products available from 3M including a wide range of aerospace approved epoxy adhesives, polysulphide sealants and standard and preformed polyurethane protection tapes

In addition, our range includes 3M industrial tapes for anodising, powder coating, electroplating and paint masking among many other applications. With no minimum order value and 24/7 on-demand access via our website, Silmid is your number one choice for 3M products. 



3M Aerospace

Featured Content - 3M Polyurethane Protective Boots

Thermoformed for a precise custom fit

3M Aerospace supply a wide range of pre-formed polyurethane protective tapes for use on aircraft radomes and structures. These ‘boots’ protect the surface from damage caused by moisture, UV light, wind, sand, rain, sleet, snow, and other airborne particles using a technology that contains no VOC's and is fast and easy to apply.

The current range of 3M polyurethane protective boots available at Silmid cover Boeing, Airbus, Fokker, Bombardier, Embraer and more. For further information read our full Polyurethane Protective Boots guide.

The installation and subsequent removal of the 3M polyurethane protective boots is quick and easy, as can be seen in the installation video performed on an Airbus A320 radome.

Featured Product: 3M 8671HS Helicopter Tape

3M Polyurethane Protective Tape 8671 is a 14 mil, leading edge erosion protection tape comprised of a tough polyurethane backing and an acrylic adhesive. It resists punctures, tearing and abrasion, and even ultraviolet light. This tape is qualified to aerospace specifications.


  • Formulated for resistance to ultraviolet light
  • Tough, thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer has a high peel strength and is abrasion, scratch, erosion, tear and puncture resistant
  • Thin and conformable tape is easy to apply and conforms over curved surfaces
  • Can be painted over, or applied to painted surfaces
  • Acrylic adhesive adheres to a wide variety of substrates and retains a constant level of adhesion over time, yet removes easily when necessary


  • Available in various sizes 
  • Polyurethane Tape sometimes referred to as “Helicopter Tape” 
  • High Shear adhesive version of 3M 8671

View more 3M Aerospace Surface Protection Products

3M 8671HS Polyurethane Protective Tape