Hundreds of mushroom-shaped stems interlock when the two sides are pressed together
3M™ Multi-Purpose Reclosable Fasteners make an excellent alternative in addition to screws, nuts, bolts, snaps, clasps, welds, VHB tapes and glues when attaching materials in automobiles. Our fasteners engage simply by applying light pressure so that the hundreds of tiny mushroom-shaped steps interlock with one another. If you want to remove the component being installed with these fasteners, simply pull them apart. 3M technology allows for multiple openings and closings without affecting the integrity of the fasteners. Our fasteners provide reliable performance in hot, cold, wet, sunny and other difficult environments.
Typical Vehicular Uses for 3M™ Multi-Purpose Reclosable Fasteners include:
- Installing cell phone holders, cup holders and toll pass holders
- Fastening headliners and ceiling panels in over-the-road truck cabs, buses, ambulances and recreational vehicles
- Hanging ceiling light diffusion panels in light rail cars and buses
- Hanging equipment on ambulance walls
- Securing removable seat covers and cushions in vehicles
- Attaching door and wall panels in vehicles
- Suspending privacy curtains in truck cabs
- Attaching decorative liner to interior SUV cargo areas
- Attaching ceiling, wall and cushioning panels in cargo and horse trailers
3M™ Multi-Purpose Reclosable Fasteners offer both aesthetic and functional advantages over traditional fasteners and attachment methods. Our fasteners also maintain the surface integrity with no holes to invite moisture, corrosion or dirt into the body.
Time and labor saving is another benefit of using our 3M reclosable fasteners, which require no drilling, screwing, tightening, or sewing. If components or materials require adjustment, it's easy to separate the fastener, adjust positioning and then reattach.
Our versatile fasteners come with a pressure sensitive adhesive that may be applied at temperatures above 50 degrees Fahrenheit. The fasteners are not recommended for surfaces such as car mufflers that can exceed 300 degrees Fahrenheit.
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- Attaches and detaches multiple times, allowing for repositioning
- Reliable performance in a range of weather extremes
- Alternative to screws and adhesives, great for hidden repairs
- No need for holes through metal panels that could allow moisture enter or corrosion to set in
- Sleek appearance for more professional results in cosmetic repairs