Surface protection for aircraft maintenance

Surface Protection

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.

Surface Protection

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)

Erosion Protection and Edge Sealing

Protect composite parts from damaging rain and sand erosion encountered during aircraft service.

Facility Protection

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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Impact Protection

Prevent in-service damage from foreign object debris with 3M™ impact protection solutions.
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  • Achieve impact resistance against foreign object debris and prevent erosion, corrosion and weathering on your pressurized and non-pressurized surfaces.

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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