Abrasives for aircraft maintenance


3M is your partner for abrasive solutions. From corrosion removal to structural repair, borehole cleaning, metal stress relieving, paint preparation, coating removal and composite repair, abrasives play an important role in the heavy check process.

Abrasives for Structural Repair

From metal borehole cleaning, to deburring and more, 3M offers a variety of abrasive solutions for structural repair.

Light Corrosion and Sealant Removal

From sealant to light corrosion removal, choose from a variety of Scotch-Brite™ products to help make the job easier.

Sand Fairings and Flight Control Surfaces

Prepare your surface for its next paint job by removing long-lasting, pre-existing coatings on tough surfaces, with the help of 3M™ abrasives.

Abrasives For Composites

Make repairs quickly and efficiently with 3M™ abrasives for sanding composites.

Decal and Placard Removal on Metal

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  • Tackle those tough to remove placards, tapes and decals without damaging the aircraft.

Metal Stress Relieving

Relieve metal fatigue with our flap peening systems for metal substrates. Use this tool as an alternative to media blasting.

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  • 3M™ Roto Peen Flap Assembly, TC 330

    Achieve precision for in-service rework, manufacturing, small-area repair and peening holes with the portable 3M™ Roto Peen Flap Assembly.

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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