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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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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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Mini D Ribbon (MDR) Cable Assembly

3M™ Mini Delta Ribbon (MDR) High-Speed Transmission System Assemblies. The 3M MDR High-Speed Transmission System is a digital interconnect system designed to meet the needs of today's high-performance data transmission applications. Low Voltage Differential Signaling (LVDS) technology meets the requirements for a general purpose, high bandwidth interface for serial and parallel data at speeds up to 655 Mbps. Learn More

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Peltor™ X Series Ear Muffs

The 3M™ Peltor™ X series range of passive ear muffs are available in headband and helmet mounted versions.

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PanelSafe™ Lockout System

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

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Speedglas™ Welding Helmets and Respirator Systems

3M™ Speedglas™ designs products by listening to welders who tell them what they need and how to improve the most important features for welding and safety.

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Duct Tape

Initially developed for HVAC applications, 3M™ duct tape is used today in a variety of maintenance, repair, and construction settings.

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CONFOR™ Thin Film (TF) Series Foams

Aearo Technologies' CONFOR™ TF series slow-recovery PU foams are soft, flexible, highly damped, and contain no halogens or metal compounds.

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CONFOR™ Small Cell (SC) Series Foams

Aearo Technologies' CONFOR™ SC series PU foams are flexible slow-recovery materials ideal for shock protection and gasketing in electronic applications.

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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.

450 series wire to boardsystem

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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Secure your data and signal connections with M12 Push-Pull connectors

M12 Push-Pull connectors’ fast-locking system enables convenient and secure cabling of devices and systems, especially for railway applications.

Publish Date: 2018-11-07

3M Stikit™ Sanding Discs | Digi-Key Daily

Stikit discs from 3M are designed to handle a wide range of sanding and finishing needs.

Publish Date: 2018-11-07

Designing a Vibration Isolation Solution Modulus Shape Factor

In part 1 of this 3 part series, Application Engineer Chirag Patel describes a few of the key elements used in the design of vibration isolation solutions.

Publish Date: 2018-10-04

3M™ Fastbond™ Contact Adhesive 30NF

When the term "green" comes up in your industry what do you think of? 3M™ Fastbond™ 30NF Contact Adhesive will help solve any issues that you run into.

Publish Date: 2018-09-10

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