Cleaning for aircraft maintenance


Aircraft cleanliness inspires passenger confidence, reduces corrosion and helps ensure proper operation of components. Heavy check overhauls take cleaning to the next level with tasks ranging from seat track and borehole cleaning to oxygen system maintenance.

General Cleaning

Clean with specially formulated products from 3M that make quick work of cleaning components, equipment and facilities.


3M™ cleaning products produce a clean aircraft interior and a more favorable onboard experience for passengers.


Easily and effectively clean windows, fuselage skin and exterior components with 3M™ exterior products. Absorb aircraft fluids and make clean up and disposal easier with 3M™ sorbents.

  • Attack those hard-to-reach places with the special grip 3M™ Doodlebug™ Pad Holders. Attaches to broom handles and swivels.

  • Add water and erase marks on surfaces without any scouring or scratching. No sprays or cleaners necessary when using the long-lasting Scotch-Brite™ Doodlebug™ Easy Erasing Pads.

Seat Track Cleaning

Remove corrosion, debris and other service related damage – including traces of contaminants and particulates hiding in passenger cabin seat tracks.

Borehole Cleaning

Ensure fastener hole bores and other fixtures are free of sealant, loose primer and light corrosion with 3M™ borehole cleaning solutions.

Please ensure products meet all applicable specifications, standards, and maintenance manual requirements for the platform being worked on and validate all aircraft approvals against current technical documentation.

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