Roofing Granule Products

3M Roofing Granule Products


  • Through advances in crushing, coloring and coating treatments, 3M Roofing Granules enable shingle manufactures to design beautiful roofing styles in an array of colors and specialty features that allow shingles to combat black streaks on roofs caused by algae, produce cool roofing solutions and help reduce smog pollutants from the environment.

    Our ability to apply science to life combined with a discipline for operational excellence is what positions 3M as an industry leader capable of delivering innovative and quality products while also serving our customers' needs as a collaborative and dependable supplier.

Products - Our Granules

  • 3M™ Classic Roofing Granules

    Made of a natural mineral coated in ceramic, classic granules meet the toughest tests of time, weather and visual appeal.
  • 3M™ Copper Roofing Granules

    Copper granules are the key ingredient used in shingles featuring Scotchgard™ Protector, to protect roofs against black streaks caused by algae.

  • Scotchgard™ Protector

    A trusted brand, Scotchgard™ Protector for shingles helps maintain the beauty of your home by protecting against black streaks caused by algae.

  • 3M™ Smog-reducing Granules

    An environmentally focused granule for green building that helps reduce smog pollutants and improve air quality.

  • 3M™ Cool Roofing Granules

    The perfect example of 3M science, cool granules are used to create solar reflective shingles that are energy efficient and economically friendly.

  • 3M™ Highly Reflective Granules

    A sustainable granule solution to use on cap sheets as a drop in replacement to meet reflective codes for commercial low-slope roofs.


  • Balancing economic, environmental and social factors while addressing manufacturing challenges is what sustainability means in 3M’s granule business. Uniting under the common goal of improving every life is at the core of our efforts.

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