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Welcome to More than 70 Years of Aerospace Expertise.
FIND YOUR SPEC
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The Greatest Asset in Aerospace: A Reliable Partner.

You strive to reduce weight, improve rates and increase efficiency, in production and in the aircraft itself. 3M can help. For more than 70 years, we have quietly, passionately worked with leading professionals to solve some of the greatest challenges in the aerospace industry. Our work has resulted in a wide-ranging portfolio of aircraft solutions – films, adhesives, sealants and surface protection to name a few. But it also makes us the most valuable asset you can have in aerospace: a reliable partner. One with a curious nature, and a willingness to push beyond the status quo. One that’s committed to helping you continually optimize costs throughout the entire cycle of aircraft design, production and maintenance. And, as one of the world’s most ethical companies, 3M is equally committed to sustainable solutions that help you build and maintain the safest and most efficient aircraft in the world. Discover how 3M can partner with you.


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Partnership Right Where You Need It.

Your most pressing challenges require the most immediate solutions. Your ambitious ideas can come to life with the right expertise and collaboration. A great place to start: exactly where you’re working on them, on or in the aircraft. We’ll meet you below.

Interiors
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With the right solutions, every challenge in aircraft interiors – every void, every bracket, every veneer and every monument – becomes an opportunity. Learn more now.

  • Cabin Structures

    Our full range of adhesives, compounds and fillers can help you achieve the ultimate balance of weight, strength and aesthetic appeal in aircraft cabin design.

  • Cabin Protection

    3M polyurethane protection tapes and films enhance corrosion resistance and protect interior components while meeting exacting design and aircraft specifications.

  • Seating

    Learn about 3M solutions for composite first-class aircraft seating structures, thermoplastic tray tables, fabric bonding, reclosable attachment and more.

  • Thermal Acoustics Systems

    Advanced materials improve passenger comfort and the reliable operation of aircraft components.

Structures
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Optimizing designs, meeting stringent build-to-print requirements and cutting weight are just the start to truly setting you apart. Explore 3M aircraft structural solutions now.
  • Composite Parts

    3M delivers complete integrated solutions for fabricating, bonding and protecting composite structures to meet exacting aircraft design requirements.

  • Metal Parts

    Partner with 3M - an aerospace company deeply rooted in metal fabrication, preparation, protection and bonding. Learn more about our solutions.

Engines
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Fabricating and bonding to composites, high-temp adhesive films, surface protection…3M has invented and reinvented in key areas of aircraft engine design and integration.

  • Fan/ Compression

    Protecting aircraft engine components from forces like erosion and temperature is just the start. Find out more about 3M cold-side aircraft engine solutions.
  • Structure Nacelle

    Our deep expertise in surfacing and surface protection can make your aircraft nacelle designs durable, lightweight and efficient to produce. Learn more.

Assembly & Completions
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When it all comes together, let 3M help ensure it bonds efficiently and stays that way with a full range of sealing and surface protection solutions. Check them out here.

  • Painting

    From stripping to final touch-ups, 3M aircraft painting and paint removal solutions can save time, expense and rework all the way through the process.

  • Interior Assembly

    When solutions for interior sealing, acoustics and corrosion protection arrive with efficiency built in, you gain a true advantage in aircraft assembly. Learn more.

  • Structural Assembly

    The adhesion, sealing and protection solutions that 3M delivers for aircraft structural assembly have something extra built in: efficiency, and peace of mind. Learn more.

MRO

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    3M is with you from OEM to MRO.

    The design and construction of aircraft is just part of the story. To learn more about how 3M supports aircraft maintenance and repair operations, visit our aircraft MRO website.


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Partnerships for the Lifecycle of Every Aircraft


Need Help Finding the Right Solution?

3M is constantly working to meet the evolving challenges of aerospace industry professionals worldwide. If you need help finding an existing solution or would like to talk about specific ideas you’re working on, get in touch with us, or find a distributor.

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