• Myth #1: Structural Adhesives Don't Hold

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    Myth #1 Disproved: Consider the Evidence

    3M™ Structural Adhesives can outperform traditional joining methods like screws, rivets and spot welds.

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    Beyond Strong Drop It Comparison Video (1:09)
    We used different methods to bond metal panels together over hand-blown glass balls – then dropped a 15-pound weight to test the bond strength.

    Video still of a weight smashing a glass ball after mechanical fasteners failed to hold metal panels together to protect it.

    Beyond Strong Container Video (3:28)
    We used a 3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Structural Adhesive to keep 14,550 pounds suspended through a Minnesota winter night.

    Video still of a shipping container weighing over seven tons being held aloft.

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