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  • Find the right 3M bonding tape adhesive solution for your application. Prototypes, product design consulting, die-cutting, molding—3M converter partners can help you do it all.


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Why work with a converter?

These partners can help you find the right 3M bonding solution and transform it for your application.

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    What is a 3M converter partner?

    • 3M converter partners specialize in taking 3M products and transforming them to meet the specific form, shape, size or quantity your application requires.
    • Materials expertise | Plastics, composites, metals—virtually any combination of substrates can be bonded or attached together with the right converted 3M solution.
    • Engineering consulting | You know your desired result. 3M converter partners can help you get there and tailor-make solutions to make your product design a viable reality.
    • Value-added converted formats | 3M converter partners can help you think bigger, going beyond your original request to help you achieve additional valuable product characteristics you may not have considered.
    • Prototyping | Many 3M converter partners can quickly create prototype solutions to provide to you to demonstrate product capabilities and support your design process.
    • Efficiency | A converter can create strips, shapes, pads or rolls of die cut tapes to help create production efficiency or enable automation. It's can be as simple as peel, stick and move on to your next operation.

What are the different types of converters?

Different 3M converter partners have different specializations that may make them a more suitable partner for your specific application. Here are some examples of different kinds of converters you may consider working with.

  • Die-cut foam adhesive material coming off line
    Foam fabricators

    Open- and closed-cell foams and fabrics, often with adhesives, for cushioning, vibration damping, filtration, acoustic and thermal insulation, seals, protection and packaging. Also do compression molding, thermoforming, laminating, RF welding, splitting, die-cutting and more.

  • Screen printing process
    Screen printers

    Graphic overlays and industrial and commercial screen-printed components with adhesive on a variety of materials and substrates, including polyester (PET), polycarbonates (PC), vinyl (PVC), acrylic, aluminum, rubber and films. Also do embossing, coatings, die-cutting, laminating and more.

  • A person holding die-cut materials
    Specialty die cutters

    Make a variety of flexible and elastomeric materials such as pressure sensitive and optically clear adhesives, films, foams, tapes, rubbers, fabrics, foils, plastics and more using steel-rule or rotary dies and presses to produce precision-cut components in a variety of shapes and form-factors.

  • Image of an in-line flexographic press for narrow print jobs
    Narrow web printers

    Use screen, digital and flexographic printing processes to make and print durable labels for a variety of applications such as: warning and hazard, identification, specifications, branding, security, tracking and tracing and more.

  • Image of a worker pulling a printing plate off a sleeve
    General tape converters

    Convert large-format tapes, pressure sensitive adhesives, fasteners and more into smaller, more user-friendly form factors. Also do slitting, sheeting, rewinding, tape printing, perforating, private labeling and packaging, laminating, cut-to-length, contract converting, die and kiss-cutting and more.

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Need help finding the right converted solution for your product? Contact us if you need product, technical or application advice or want to collaborate with a 3M technical specialist, or give us a call at 1-800-831-0658.

Need help finding the right converted solution for your product? Contact us if you need product, technical or application advice or want to collaborate with a 3M technical specialist, or give us a call at 1-800-831-0658.

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Industrial Adhesives & Tapes | Ask A 3M Expert



Thank you for your interest! Please complete the form below to receive your tape or adhesives sample or enter your question or comment below.


Industrial Users Only


Disclaimer: The 3M Industrial Sample Request Program is not available to consumers or the general public. We reserve the right to disqualify without notification any sample request that does not appear to be for industrial manufacturing purposes. Samples are available to U.S. industrial customers only. Only one sample per qualified customer. You will be contacted to verify your request. If you are a 3M Distributor, contact your 3M Sales Representative. Quantities available while supplies last.


We will respond to your email request in 24 - 48 business hours.


All fields are required unless indicated optional


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