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A strong bond that maps the road ahead

You need high-performance adhesives to gear up production – 3M has Bonding and Assembly Solutions specifically engineered with the automotive industry in mind.


Bonding and Assembly Solutions for automotive manufacturing

Maximize the efficiency of automotive manufacturing, whether you’re an OEM or Tier supplier. 3M tapes and adhesives are designed to help you achieve your production goals quickly and cost-effectively. From interior trim mounting to exteriors that are exposed to the elements, we’ll work with you to understand your challenges and help find solutions.


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Headliner Assembly

Ensure a secure headliner when bonding polypropene and coverstock

3M Adhesive Transfer Tape 6035PC
Dashboard Assembly

Present a clean dashboard that clearly displays critical information

3M Double Coated Tape 93010LE
Foam Bonding for A/C Vent

Prevent Air leaks in HVAC system when attaching foam to plastic

3M Low VOC Double Coated Tissue Tape DCX1018
Seat Assembly

Enhance seat comfort and safety when bonding A/C Vent bags and occupant airbag sensors

3M Adhesive Transfer Tape 9471LE
Gear Knob Assembly

Reliable dome label attachment for gear shifters

3M Adhesive Transfer Tape 9471LE
Carpet Bonding

Speed up production when attaching rubber to carpet

3M Adhesive Transfer Tape 6035PC
Door Bolster Assembly

Enable passenger comfort when attaching plastic door bolsters to leather coverstock

3M Low VOC Double Coated Tissue Tape DCX1018


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Brake System Information Label

Highlight critical information that can outlast environmental challenges

3M Thermal Transfer Label 7246

3M Versatile Print Label Material 7871V
Brake Pad Shim Assembly

Absorb vibration for less squeaky brakes when attaching brake shims to brake pad backing plate

3M Adhesive Transfer Tape 9469PC
Windshield Assembly

Attach windshield securely and protect it while on the road when mounting glass to plastic

3M Adhesive Transfer Tape 467MP

3M Double Coated Tape 92015
Component Tracking Label

Ensure component traceability across the entire manufacturing process

3M Versatile Print Label Material 7871V
Vehicle Identification Label

Display key information clearly on vehicle to ensure easy identification

3M Laser Markable Label Material 7847

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