- Maximum time and cost efficiency during small or space-intensive adhesive applications
- Designed for use with smaller cartridges from 37.5 mL to 400 mL, ideal for one-off jobs
- Premixes two-part adhesives right from the cartridge, saving time and money
- Manual application – no extra equipment required, maximizing efficiency on individual repair orders
- Works with 1:1 and 2:1 3M cartridges to dispense a variety of bonding agents, increasing shop capability
Our 3M™ Standard, Performance and Premium Manual Applicators provide fully portable application of 2-part adhesives for auto maintenance and repair jobs. Designed for use with 3M cartridges as small as 37.5 mL, these applicators dispense correctly mixed two-part bonding agents with no measuring – maximum efficiency on individual repair orders or where very little space or equipment is available.
3M™ Manual Gun driven for balanced product dispensing
For Tight Spaces and Tight Budgets
When shop space is at a premium or when there's no need for pneumatic hoses and other equipment to apply two-part adhesives, our 3M manual applicators add the speed and portability you need to get the most out of each job. Great for applications such as reinstalling carpet, reinforcing dampening bonds in doors and roof structures, panel bonding, SMC/fiberglass repair and more, our applicators work with 3M cartridges as small as 37.5 mL.
Part of a Complete System from 3M
Each applicator includes a replaceable plunger and mixing nozzle and correctly mixes two-part adhesives directly from 1:1 or 2:1 cartridges. Our 3M™ Premium Manual Applicator is designed for use with all 3M 200 mL cartridges containing bonding agents requiring a 1:1 mix. Our 3M™ Standard Manual Applicator features heavy duty metal construction and rod-driven operation for balanced dispensing from 200 mL cartridges. It is very versatile, suitable for jobs requiring either 1:1 or 2:1 mix ratios. For larger jobs, 3M offers a Performance Manual Applicator for use with 400 mL cartridges. A smaller version works with either 50 mL or 37.5 mL cartridges.
Cartridges for adhesives and bonding agents include 3M™ Dampening Adhesive, 3M™ Panel Bonding Adhesive, 3M™ Automix™ SMC/Fiberglass Repair Adhesive and 3M™ NVH Dampening Material.
Added Versatility for Greater Capability
We developed our 3M™ Standard, Performance and Premium Manual Applicators to help you get the most out of individual orders and other automotive adhesive jobs where being efficient can be the most difficult. Featuring smaller sizes, seamless use with 3M cartridges and easily replaceable components such as plungers and mixing nozzles, our manual applicators help technicians become more portable and more versatile without sacrificing quality of work. Our applicators are big part of the science that extends your capabilities.
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- Bumper and other exterior automotive repair