Surface Protection for Aircraft MRO

Both the aircraft you service, and the facilities where maintenance takes place, can look better and last longer when protected by 3M™ products. Whether your aircraft needs protection from erosion, FOD and chemical exposure, or your facilities and/or aircraft need temporary protection, you can count on 3M™ to deliver solutions.

Temporary Protection for Parts, Carpet or Facilities

Get excellent protection from potential aircraft damage that could occur during maintenance with 3M™ protective tapes and films.

  • Protect aircraft surfaces from the damaging effects of liquids, oils and solvents while also trapping dirt with our 3M™ Self-Stick Liquid Protection Fabric.

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    3M™ Heavy Duty Protective Tape 346

    Protect interior and exterior metals, plastics and many more substrates with our weather resistant 3M™ Heavy Duty Protective Tape 346.

    3M™ Heavy Duty Protective Tape 346 (PDF, 11.79 KB)

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Extend the life of composite parts.

3M™ Polyurethane Protective Tapes protects surfaces from corrosion, erosion and abrasion, and extend the life of composite parts. Learn more about the full suite of tapes and repair paste to help you save money and reduce aircraft ground time.

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    Radome Boots

    Durable, impact-resistant, backed by a high-strength adhesive and thermoformed for a precise fit over radomes and other aircraft surfaces, 3M™ Polyurethane Protective Boots protect against erosion caused by rain and particulates. Our aircraft boots protect with a minimal reduction in transmissivity and are available in a range of colors and finishes.

    3M™ Polyurethane Protective Boots

  • Achieve a tough, long-lasting and smooth edge seal for aviation applications with our fluid and weather resistant 3M™ Edge Sealer ES2000.

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    Impact Protection

    Achieve impact resistance against foreign object debris and prevent erosion, corrosion and weathering on your pressurized and non-pressurized surfaces. Products are paintable with minimal surface preparation.

    Featured Products:

    3M™ Polyurethane Protective Tape 8641

    3M™ Polyurethane Protective Tape 8642

    3M™ Polyurethane Protective Tape 8667HS

Chemical Protection

Protect aircraft and facilities against caustic liquids like hydraulic and metal processing fluids with 3M™ chemical protection products.

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  • Attain excellent substrate protection and long-term color stability for aircraft applications with 3M™ Paint Replacement Tape 5004.

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Chafing Protection

Prevent chafing damage on aircraft surfaces where metal to metal, or composites to metal configurations are present.

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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Get answers to questions about 3M Aircraft MRO products.

If you need help finding the right product for your project or have other questions about 3M solutions, get in touch with us.