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- 3M offers innovative solutions to the electronics industry and is a leading manufacturer of interconnect solutions for board-to-board, wire-to-board, backplane and input/output (I/O) applications. These include 3M™ Wiremount Insulation Displacement Contact (IDC) Connectors, Mini Delta Ribbon (MDR) I/O System, Mini-Clamp Discrete Wire System, MetPak™ High Speed Hard Metric (HSHM) and the new Ultra Hard Metric (UHM) Backplane Connectors. Using industry leading capabilities in CAD - such as NX™ and SLA modeling - 3M's experienced engineers turn ideas into real world solutions.

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Ribbon Cable Assemblies

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3M's ready-to-use harnesses are assembled from .050" pitch flat ribbon cable terminated to industry-standard wire-mount IDC sockets from 3M. Learn More

7700 Series Controlled Impedance Cable

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The 3M 7700 series cable offers engineers a viable option that fits between standard ribbon and twin axial cable, but with greatly improved performance. Learn More

EMI/RFI Absorbers

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3M's EMI/RFI absorbers include the AB5000, AB6000, and AB7000 series and are designed to eliminate noise from a few hundred megahertz to multiple gigahertz frequencies. Learn More

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Featured Products

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3M Custom Die Cuts

3M custom-cut products match 3M technologies to your requirements with the exact form, fit, and functionality you need. Whether laminating adhesives to substrates, precision or die cutting, slitting, or spooling and level winding, 3M custom-cut products are engineered to meet your precise specifications and manufacturing needs. Learn More

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Tape by Usage Type Guide

3M's usage type guide to select the tape appropriate for your application. Learn More

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AF42 Thermal Bonding Film

3M™ AF42 thermal bonding film is an epoxy, thermoset film adhesive developed for structural bonding of metal, glass and other engineering grade substances.

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583 Thermal Bonding Film

3M™ 583 thermal bonding film is a high strength, flexible, nitrile phenolic based thermoplastic bonding film that can be heat or solvent activated for bonding.

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Self-Stick Liquid Protection Fabric Tape

Self-stick liquid protection fabric from 3M™ helps productivity, reduces maintenance and cleanup time, and protects valuable workspaces from damage.

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442KW Double Coated Polyester Tape

3M™ 442KW double coated film tape features a thin polyester film carrier for dimensional stability and improved handling.

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Fastbond™ Contact Adhesive 30NF

3M™ Fastbond™ contact adhesive 30NF is a low-odor, water-based adhesive designed to have high strength, long bonding range, and good heat resistance.

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VHB™ GPH Series Tape

3M™ GPH series tape offers the speed and ease of assembly found in VHB™ tape, even in applications involving high operating temps (long term resistance 300°F).

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Tools & Support

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Bumpon™ Protective Products - Resilient Rollstock

Whether you’re a manufacturer of electronics, automobiles, household appliances, kitchen cabinets, or a homeowner wanting to protect your home’s surfaces, 3M Bumpon self-adhesive rubber bumpers have a color, shape, and size to meet your needs. Learn More

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Smart Solutions for Building In Value

3M Electronics offers a broad range of specialized solutions for today’s demanding electronics assembly applications. From adhesives, tapes, abrasives and coatings to technologies designed to detect tampering and water intrusion, 3M offers you more ways to speed assembly... add functionality... and improve the reliability of your products. Learn More

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MDR Connector Selection Guide

The Mini Delta Ribbon (MDR) is a half pitch interconnect system from 3M, designed to meet the needs of high speed/density input/output applications. With more than 20 years on the market, the MDR system is an established and well-proven solution for high density I/O. Learn More

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Scotchlok™ Connectors and Tools

Scotchlok connectors employ a specially designed, wire insulation displacement contact to make a reliable electrical connection to each wire. A variety of sizes and wire combinations are available to accommodate any need. Learn More

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Cable and Accessories Product Selection Guide

This 3M guide shows the different cable types and their features. There are many kinds of cable, each with a different combination of material and construction, designed to best suit an application. Learn More

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Electromagnetic Compatible Product Selection Guide

3M™ Electromagnetic Compatible Products (EMC) that are designed to control electromagnetic interference from internal sources, limit EMI susceptibility from external sources and help manufacturers meet high certification standards around the world. Learn More

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Power Clamp System

Duration: 10 minutes

CC-Link is the high-speed field network which can simultaneously handle both control and information data flows

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Round Conductor Flat, Controlled Impedance Cable, 7700 Series

Duration: 10 minutes

An overview of the 7700 series ribbon cable, highlighting key product features and typical applications.

Thermally Conductive Interface Materials

Thermally Conductive Interface Materials

Duration: 15 minutes

3M provides thermally conductive tape, pads, grease and adhesives.

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Wire-to-Board System, 1.27 mm, 450 Series

Duration: 10 minutes

A complete end-to-end interconnection system for wire-to-board applications.

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3M PanelSafe Lockout System | Digi-Key Daily

PanelSafe lockout system from 3M mechanically prevents the movement of breaker handles from the OFF position to the ON position with energy-isolating lockout pins.

Publish Date: 2019-01-21

How to fit your 3M roll down earplugs

This video from 3M Personal Safety shows the correct method of inserting roll down earplugs. Watch this video to ensure you're filling your roll down earplugs correctly as an incorrect fitting can result in a reduced attenuation ability.

Publish Date: 2019-01-15

How to attach and use 3M™ PELTOR™ Earmuffs X-Series Hardhat

Ensure you get the right fit for your hearing protection with our helpful how to attach and use video for 3M™ PELTOR™ Earmuffs X-Series Hardhat version.

Publish Date: 2019-01-15

Fitting Push-In style earplugs - 3M Hearing Conservation & Protection

This video demonstrates the fitting of Push-in style earplugs, featuring 3M scientist Elliott Berger.

Publish Date: 2019-01-15

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