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Consumer electronics bonding solutions from 3M

At 3M, we’re known for our tapes, but we’re so much more. We’re a global team by your side from concept to manufacturing. Like you, we have our eye on the future — devices optimized for the IoT, 5G and beyond — and we want to help you navigate it. Whether you’re developing a smartphone, bluetooth speaker, wearable, smart home device, or simply need a spark of inspiration, 3M is here to help with a full range of products. From thin bonding double-sided tapes, adhesive transfer tapes, to foam tapes and liquid adhesives, our market-proven selection of consumer electronics solutions are designed with your needs in mind, so you can keep moving forward.

We understand your design challenges. From impact resistance, to waterproofing and reworkability, we rigorously test our tapes and liquid adhesives and provide the data you need to help predict material behavior. We bring together science and state-of-the-art testing so there’s less time worrying about material capabilities and more time focusing on what your customers desire most — a reliable device with unhindered functionality.


Explore electronic adhesives by design challenge, capability or smart device

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    Device design challenges

    Impact resistance, chemical resistance, hard-to-bond surfaces and more.

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    Electronic adhesive capabilities

    Enclosure bonding, display bonding, FPC bonding and camera lens bonding.

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    Smart devices

    Smart speakers and smart displays, smart security, wearables and more.


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  • 3M has developed Material Data Cards (MDCs) for common 3M pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs) for use with many commercially available FEA software applications.

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Why choose electronics bonding solutions from 3M

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    • In-depth industry expertise
      Our state-of-the-art research and development facilities enable collaborative solutions drawn from our 46 technology platforms. Our combined expertise in electronics, adhesives and materials science will help you turn your dreams into reality.

    • Comprehensive testing
      Our in-house lab capabilities comprise a spectrum of test methods to gather predictive data: from general 180-degree peel, shear/tensile rheology and dynamic shear tests to methods we’ve developed ourselves.

    • Broad portfolio
      Our wide spectrum of bonding solutions helps ensure that you find just the right adhesive for your bonding needs.

    • Technical experts
      Building on our long legacy of bench-to-bench customer engagement, 3M strives to collaborate directly with design, engineering and manufacturing professionals.

    • Global coverage
      3M’s global presence – including global sales coverage and technical support – provides you with outstanding service from concept to manufacturing.


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