Appliance Solutions

  • If you’re a design engineer, a 3M converter partner can help improve the appearance, manufacturing process and performance of your appliances with custom die cut adhesive bonding tape solutions plus application expertise to help take your ideas from concept to production faster.


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Explore Appliance Solutions

Select an area of the appliance to see how converted 3M adhesive solutions can help.

Refrigerators

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Instant Adhesive for Plastic & Rubber
3M™ Adhesive Transfer Tape 468MP

To prevent movement during foaming, attach vacuum insulation panel with 3M™ Adhesive Transfer Tape 468MP

3M™ Aluminum Foil Tape 425

Securely attach cooling coils to inner surface before foaming with 3M™ Aluminum Foil Tape 425

3M™ Adhesive Transfer Tape

Securely attach touch panel with 3M™ Adhesive Transfer Tape 468MP. Use 3M™ Adhesive Transfer Tape 9471LE for FPC Bonding.

3M™ VHB™ Tape RP25

Securely attach logo to front of door with 3M™ VHB™ Tape RP25

Adhesives & tapes to securely attach glass panels

Securely attach glass panel to front of refrigerator with 3M™ Scotch-Weld™ PUR Easy Adhesive TS230 or 3M™ VHB™ Tape RP45

Scotch® Clean Removal Filament Tape 8915

Secure door(s) during shipping with Scotch® Clean Removal Filament Tape 8915

Structural Plastic Adhesive DP8010

Attach decorative trim to interior surfaces of refrigerator to both high and low surface energy materials, including plastics and metals, with 3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Structural Plastic Adhesive DP8010

Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP

Secure racks, shelves and instructions during assembly and shipment Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP

3M™ Adhesive Transfer Tape 9453LE

Attach decorative trim to plastic drawers and shelves with 3M™ Adhesive Transfer Tape 9453LE

3M™ Double Coated Tissue Tape 9448A

For VIP Panel Bonding use 3M™ Double Coated Tissue Tape 9448A

3M™ Venting Tape 3294

Keep foam from escaping through access holes during foaming process with 3M™ Venting Tape 3294

Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP

Secure doors during assembly and shipment with Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP.

Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP

Secure power cord during assembly and shipping with Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP

Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP

Secure drinking water tubing to back of unit with Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP

Refrigerators have become much more than simply boxes to preserve food. Part message board, part entertainment center, part refreshment dispensary, they are the centerpieces of the modern kitchen. That’s why designers are always looking for new ways to make them even more indispensable to consumers. 3M innovations can help.

Washers

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3M™ VHB™ Tape RP45

Attach handle to glass top with 3M™ VHB™ Tape RP45

3M™ Adhesive Transfer Tape 468MP

Attach glass touch panel to circuit board with 3M™ Adhesive Transfer Tape 468MP

Scotch® Filament Tape 8915

Protect the corners during shipping with Scotch® Filament Tape 8915

3M™ Polyurethane Adhesive Sealant 550 FC

Assemble glass top to lid bracket for top-load washers using 3M™ Polyurethane Adhesive Sealant 550 FC

3M™ Press Printable Label Material 7868

Attach labels securely using 3M™ Press Printable Label Material 7868

3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Epoxy Adhesive DP420
Neoprene Rubber and Gasket Adhesive
Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP

Secure doors and instructions during the assembly and shipping with Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP

Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP

Secure power cord during assembly and shipping with Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP

3M™ Damping Foil 2552

Reduce noise in operation with 3M™ Damping Foil 2552 applied to pump bracket

3M™ VHB™ Tape RP45

Attach decorative trim with 3M™ VHB™ Tape RP45

3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Threadlocker TL42
3M™ Adhesive Transfer Tape 9472FL

Attach plastic trim to front of unit with 3M™ Adhesive Transfer Tape 9472FL

New energy rules and a major shift from top-loading to frontloading models are changing the game in washer design. Quieter operation, odor-prevention capabilities, steam features and even dust mite elimination are just a few of the latest innovations that designers are building in—with the help of 3M technologies.

Dryers

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3M™ Adhesive Transfer Tape 468MP

Attach glass touch panel to circuit board with 3M™ Adhesive Transfer Tape 468MP

3M™ Scotch-Weld™ PUR Easy Adhesive TS230

Attach trim to edge of glass lid on top-load dryers with 3M™ Scotch-Weld™ PUR Easy Adhesive TS230

Scotch® Filament Tape 8915

Protect the corners during shipping with Scotch® Filament Tape 8915

3M™ Press Printable Label Material 7868

Attach labels securely using 3M™ Press Printable Label Material 7868

Neoprene Rubber and Gasket Adhesive
3M™ Polyurethane Adhesive Sealant 560

Seal seams in the drum assembly with 3M™ Polyurethane Adhesive Sealant 560

Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP

Secure doors and instructions during the assembly and shipping with Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP

3M™ Aluminum Foil Tape 425

Control heat from blower assembly with 3M™ Aluminum Foil Tape 425

3M™ Scotch-Weld™ PUR Easy Adhesive TS230

Attach glass window to door frame with 3M™ Scotch-Weld™ PUR Easy Adhesive TS230

3M™ Damping Foil 2552

Reduce noise with 3M™ Damping Foil 2552 applied to outside surface of dryer drum

3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Epoxy Adhesive DP420
3M™ VHB™ Tape RP45

Attach decorative trim with 3M™ VHB™ Tape RP45

Nitrile Rubber and Gasket Adhesive
Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP

Secure power cord during assembly and shipping with Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP

Dryers have come a long way from their days of doing dirty, dusty basement duty. Now consumers are looking for stylish design, energy efficiency and a host of other features to help make wardrobe management faster and easier.

Ovens/Cooktops

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Scotch® Filament Tape 8915

Protect the corners during shipment with Scotch® Filament Tape 8915

3M™ VHB™ Tape RP45

Attach stainless steel bezel to control panel with 3M™ VHB™ Tape RP45

3M™ Adhesive Transfer Tape 9472FL

Attach plastic bracket to circuit board with 3M™ Adhesive Transfer Tape 9472FL

3M™ VHB™ Tape GPH 160GF

Use 3M™ VHB™ Tape GPH 160GF to help assemble metal frame to glass cooktop

3M™ Adhesive Transfer Tape 468MP

Attach glass touch panel to circuit panel with 3M™ Adhesive Transfer Tape 468MP

3M™ VHB™ Tape GPH 160GF

Attach induction cooktop to panel with 3M™ VHB™ Tape GPH 160GF

3M™ Glass Cloth Tape 361

Bundle wires with 3M™ Glass Cloth Tape 361

Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP

Secure racks and instructions during shipment with Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP

3M™ Aluminum Foil Tape 425

Control heat flow using 3M™ Aluminum Foil Tape 425 as a thermal barrier inside oven doors

Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP

Secure door(s) during shipping with Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP

3M™ VHB™ Tape GPH 160GF

Attach exterior glass window to oven door frame with 3M™ VHB™ Tape GPH 160GF

Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP

Secure power cord during assembly and shipping with Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP

Despite their history as utilitarian food preparation tools, ovens and cooktops are changing rapidly. From digital touch screen controls to ceramic or glass surfaces and magnetic induction heating, these kitchen necessities are undergoing a renaissance in design limited only by the imagination of designers.

Dishwashers

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3M™ Adhesive Transfer Tape 468MP

Attach glass touch panel to circuit board with 3M™ Adhesive Transfer Tape 468MP

3M™ Adhesive Transfer Tape 9472FL

Attach plastic bracket to circuit board with 3M™ Adhesive Transfer Tape 9472FL

Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP

Secure doors during assembly and shipping with Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP

3M™ Damping Foil 2552

Reduce water spray noise with 3M™ Damping Foil 2552 applied to outside surface of container

Scotch® Filament Tape 8915

Protect the corners during shipping with Scotch® Filament Tape 8915

Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP

Secure power cord during assembly and shipping with Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP

Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP

Secure racks and instructions during assembly and shipping with Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP

3M™ VHB™ Tape RP45

Attach stainless steel covering to frame with 3M™ VHB™ Tape RP45

3M™ Damping Foil 2552

Reduce pump motor noise with 3M™ Damping Foil 2552 applied to bracket

3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Epoxy Adhesive DP420

Noisy, oversized and clumsy, dishwashers of the past were always more helpful than beautiful. Now a new generation of demanding consumers are forcing designers to give these homely kitchen workhorses a technological makeover. Enter the beautiful, quiet, stylish dishwasher, brought to you in part by 3M technologies.

Shipping/Packaging

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Scotch® Filament Tape 8915

Protect the corners during shipping with Scotch® Filament Tape 8915

Non-Printed Zip Closure Packing List Envelopes

Keep invoices, packing lists and shipping orders safe and secure throughout the shipping process with 3M™ Non-Printed Zipper Closure Packing List Envelopes NPZ-XL

Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP

Use Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP to adhere protective Styrofoam® Brand Spacers to large appliances before shipping

Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP

Secure racks, electric coils and power cords for shipment with Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP

Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP

Secure doors, drawers and shelves with Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP

3M™ Hot Melt Adhesive 3762 LM

Seal carton boxes with 3M™ Hot Melt Adhesive 3762 LM

Scotch® Filament Tape 890RCT

Seal basiloid boxes with Scotch® Filament Tape 890RCT, which features very high tensile strength and an aggressive, modified rubber adhesive

Scotch® Box Sealing Tape 375

Securely close a wide variety of boxes and cartons—including recycled corrugate— with Scotch® Box Sealing Tape 375

A well-designed appliance deserves a well-thought-out packaging and shipping strategy to help keep it in perfect condition, from the manufacturing floor all the way to your customers’ homes. 3M industrial adhesives and tapes are easy to integrate into your processes and cover every area of your product including surfaces, accessories, accompanying papers, drawers, shelving and more. That means fewer damaged products and more satisfied customers.


What can a 3M converter partner do for you?

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    Drive efficient manufacturing

    Improve your production process with specific solutions to fit almost any manufacturing requirement—3M converter partners can provide cost-effective solutions with high-quality results.

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    Simplify assembly processes

    Expedite your appliance production line and manufacturing with die-cut tape solutions from a 3M converter partner.

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    Customize gasketing

    3M converted tapes can be custom-cut to ensure a precise fit with a quality seal for leak-free bonding around your gaskets.

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    Secure labeling

    Ensure a long-lasting, permanent hold for important instructional and warning information with 3M converted adhesive labels.

  • A branded nameplate on an appliance front
    Overlay graphics and nameplates

    Give your appliances a sharp, modern look that lasts with graphics or branding applied with converted 3M adhesives customized for your application.

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    Assemble control panels

    Get the adhesive performance you need in the shape your design demands with a 3M Converter Partner’s help.

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    Attach decorative trim

    The adhesive power of converted 3M tapes paired with a precise design can help give your appliance a seamless look that lasts.

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Why choose 3M tapes, labels and adhesives?

3M tape adhesives can help you overcome your appliance design challenges and achieve your product goals.

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    Protect, bond, hold, shield and seal

    Ensure your appliance product is the best it can be—and that it stays that way long after it’s installed in your customer’s home.

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    Achieve sustainability

    A 3M converted solution can help you use less material and eliminate waste in your process, making the sustainable choice an easy choice.

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    Integrate electronics and smart technology

    3M adhesive tape technology helps to improve your production process. Ensure the best performance for all modern appliance features.

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    Enhance efficiency

    Fewer steps. Less mess. Shorter production times. It’s possible when you simplify your process with a converted 3M tape adhesive solution.

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    Address noise, vibration & harshness and insulate

    Acoustic issues? Think tape. Reducing NVH and insulating your appliance are all possible with a precision-fit tape adhesive solution from a 3M converter partner.

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    Improve design aesthethics

    Achieve an impossibly sleek, seamless and modern appearance for your appliance by applying the right customized 3M tape adhesive solution.


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    Why choose a 3M converter partner?

    3M converter partners offer adhesive and design expertise, innovative technologies and valuable support. You can improve your appliance production process with limitless design possibilities and get effective results with the help of a 3M converter. Watch the video to learn how.

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Whether you’re assembling parts for the next step or creating the perfect label for your customer, our product selectors can help you find the right 3M solution for the job.

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Not sure where to start? You can always start by contacting us to explore how converted 3M bonding tapes could be the ideal solution for your product design challenge, or visit 3M.com/Appliance.

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