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What's New From 3M

3M have always been at the forefront of innovation, and as an authorised distributor of 3M Aerospace and 3M Industrial products, we are excited to showcase the latest technologically advanced products released for sale.

3M Scotch-Weld EC-9356 B/A FST

3M Scotch-Weld EC-9356 is a 2:1 ratio structural adhesive formulated to meet the latest aerospace interior FST (Fire, Smoke and Toxicity) requirements according to FAR/JAR 25.853 and ABD0031. EC-9356 exhibits high mechanical strength for load-bearing applications making it an ideal solution to aircraft interior component bonding applications.

  • 2 hours to handling strength (2Mpa) at room temperature
  • 20 minute work life at room temperature
  • 25 MPa (3600 PSI) overlap shear strength at room temperature
  • Thixotropic and non-sag
  • Low exothermicity 

3M 8985L Anodizing Masking Tape

3M 8985L is the only tape designed for masking in chromic anodizing applications. Its transparent appearance makes positioning easier than ever and the silicone free, rubber based adhesive offers clean removal in once piece post processing.

  • Supplied with a liner for die cutting applications
  • Chemically resistant to acids including chromic, boric-sulphuric, phosphoric and tartaric
  • Odourless
  • Transparent colour for easy positioning
  • Sharp paint lines reducing rework from chemical seepage

3M 875 and 3M 876 Polyester Masking Tapes

3M 875 and 876 are silicone free polyester tapes for masking prior to powder coating applications. The rubber based adhesive sticks on contact and leaves no residue behind on removal.

  • Silicone free
  • Available in two thicknesses – 0.052mm (875) and 0.078mm (876)
  • Consistent performance time and time again
  • Temperature resistance up to 204°C 

3M Scotch-Weld AF-536 Lightning Strike Film

Protect your aircraft from lightning strikes with a surface protection film that can significantly reduce weight. The AF-536 is a thermosetting epoxy composite surfacing film for composite structures 

  • Excellent shop handling and conformability
  • Compatible with existing protection systems
  • Broad range of curing temperatures available
  • Smooth finish – little to no filling required
  • Repositionable
  • Available in various configurations with or without conductor
  • Download the 3M Lightning Strike Film Brochure