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3M Aerospace

For more than 70 years 3M have created solutions to reduce weight, improve rates and increase efficiency solving some of the greatest challenges within the aerospace industry. 3M has a wide range of aircraft solutions including films, adhesives, sealants and surface protection to name a few.

3M Aerospace Authorized Distributor

As an AS9120 Certified 3M Distributor, Silmid provides end users with the distribution of 3M aerospace products including 3M tapes and 3M adhesives. We are uniquely positioned to provide value-added service to the complex and specialty products available from 3M, including a wide range of aerospace-approved epoxy adhesives, polysulfide sealants, and standard and preformed polyurethane tapes.

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

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.


  • 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