Technical Solutions Services

3M™ Scotchlite™ Technical Solutions Services

Our Team of Experts Will Assist You

Product Choice – Match the right 3M™ Scotchlite™; Reflective Material product to your application. Our experienced sales and technical service representatives will consult with you to help select the best solution for your design requirements and assist with technical issues and questions.

Design Modifications – Gain expert feedback to help you maximize visibility, comfort and performance.

Design Comparisons– If you have multiple design options, we have tools to help you compare the effectiveness of one versus the other in terms of both visibility and durability.

Regulatory Compliance – Take advantage of our full range of in-house test facilities and systems to help ensure occupational garments meet standards of ANSI 107, prEN ISO-20471, CSA-Z96 or almost any high visibility requirement worldwide. A number of Scotchlite reflective material products are certified to OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 and 3M is committed to RSL assessments.

Services Are Ongoing & Include

  • On-site manufacturing consultation
  • Training new applications and quality processes and/or equipment for production scale-up
  • Ongoing technical and troubleshooting services/factory visits as needed
  • 3M Visibility Demonstration Center

    3M Visibility Demonstration Center

    This Test Track facility is an exclusive resource for 3M customers, assisting you in developing the best possible products. Part of the 3M Transportation Safety Research Center, a world-class visibility products testing and demonstration facility, it includes 2.5 miles of roadway configured to replicate residential, urban, rural, interstate and work zone environments.

    Our Visibility Demonstration Center is part of the 3M Transportation Safety Research Center, a world-class visibility products testing and demonstration facility. An extension of our Corporate Laboratories, it’s 2.5 miles of roadway are configured to replicate residential, urban, rural, interstate and work zone environments. This center is a dynamic outdoor laboratory where new products are tested and current products are demonstrated to our customers in real world conditions.

    See the impact reflective material has on your products first hand. To arrange a demonstration, please contact your 3M sales representative.

    Test track example: This test was designed to show the difference in visibility between white clothing and clothing with reflective gear at various distances. Learn more about No White At Night.

    Build Better Garments

    3M’s testing facilities and technical service resources are among the best in the world, and they are available to our customers free of charge to help maximize reflective wear performance. Come to the 3M Test Track (Cottage Grove, MN) to test and compare the visibility of your designs in a real-world setting.

    One of the largest facilities of its kind in the world 2.5 miles of paved roadway Wide range of vehicle viewing options Long sight distances for dawn/dusk and nighttime viewings and nighttime conspicuity demonstrations Interstate, urban and rural driving Site has been used to support activities


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