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3M™ Fire Protection Solutions have been there from the beginning of the firestop industry and we continue to come up with new ways to make structures safer.

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Duct Protection in Wood-Frame Projects

Introducing an easy-to-install wrap that provides 1-hour fire protection for small sheet steel duct systems in wood frame construction.

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3M™ Firestop Solutions

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    Through Penetrations

    We have a broad, innovative line of caulks, putties, sealants, foams, devices and large-opening solutions for mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) penetrations and membrane applications.

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    Protective Wrap Systems

    We offer a broad platform of flexible duct wrap and endothermic mat products for fire-resistant duct, critical electrical circuit and structural steel applications.

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    Construction Joints

    We provide a comprehensive portfolio of fire, smoke and sound resistant and watertight sprays, caulks, sealants and tapes for interior construction joint and perimeter/curtain wall applications.

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"What I like about [3M™ Fire and Water Barrier Tape] is it has infection control built in. It minimizes air movement by eliminating the need for a sprayer, making it the top tool for health care-qualified firestop contractors."
Don Ward
Specialty Firestop Contractor, CIC Firestop

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    3M invented fire protection products over 35 years ago.

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    3M's E-training program is accessible, thorough and quick.

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    Solve problems quickly with our unsurpassed Fire Protection expertise.


1981
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3M helps write the first specific test standard for through penetration firestop systems (ASTM E 814)

1994
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3M introduces fire protection wraps for grease, air, fume and plenum ducts

1997
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3M introduces Firedam Spray for construction joints to meet ASTM 1399 test criteria

2003
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3M launches first firestop sealants to meet new UL Water Leakage Test, W Rating-Class 1 requirements

2004
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3M named #1 brand preferred by installers of firestop products.

2006
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3M develops e-Train, a comprehensive on-line firestop program that has become the industry benchmark for training

1990
3M™ Fire Barrier Sealant CP 25WB+ applied to a through-penetration


Firestop Solutions for a Variety of Industries

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    Health Care Facilities
    • Proven 3M technologies that help you meet code requirements
    • Technical expertise, installer/facility training and ongoing customer service
    • Experts to tailor a fire protection software program to your specific healthcare facility requirements
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    Construction
    • The broadest line of passive fire protection options for construction projects
    • Continually evolving technologies, plus innovations such as fire barrier tapes
    • Speedy engineering judgments when you find situations that aren’t in the specifications
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    Oil & Gas
    • Products that protect critical circuitry against standard fires and, for shorter periods, intense hydrocarbon heat
    • Easy-to-install protection for structural components
    • Proven applications for refinery protection in high-intensity fires with advanced protection for your most critical assets
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    Passenger Rail
    • Proven technologies to help prevent fire from spreading
    • FST test results for many products so you know you meet the standard
    • Technical expertise, installer training and ongoing customer service
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