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3M's diverse product line includes: tapes, pet care, personal care products, matting products, threads, marine products, home products, office products, food service products, fire protection products, electronic products, commercial cleaning products, abrasives, etc.

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Company Info

P: 888-364-3577
F: 320-234-1039
3M Corporate Headquarters, 3M Center
Saint Paul, MN 55144

3M Entries

  • ►  Connectors • DIN Connectors 

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    DIN connectors are a type of standardized connector used for digital signals, analog audio and various computing uses.

    Manufacturers of DIN Connectors. 41612 Socket - 2 row type B (rows A & B filled), board mount socket, available option is the 3435-1 keying plug. 41612 Header (Rectangular Plug) - rows A & B filled, high density (64 position), accepts 3435-1 keying plug system . Solder tail options. Also, Eurosocket Type C and Eurosocket .100" X .100" version available.

  • ►  Connectors • Electrical/Electronic Connectors 

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    Electronic connectors are used for a wide variety of industrial applications including I/O, PCB, display connections and more.

    Manufacturer of many different types of electronic plugs and sockets including D Sub, Delta, DIN, DIP, Rectangular, Mini Delta, Header and PCB. Each type of electronic plug and socket is offered with a variety of pitches, contacts, polarizations, latch types and mounting options.

  • ►  Green Industry • Building Products • Adhesives 

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    3M manufactures water-based adhesives and features a variety of high-solids, low-VOC, and GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certified® adhesives for laminating, foam bonding, fabric and carpeting applications.

  • ►  Connectors • Ribbon/Flat Connectors 

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    Used to conncet ribbon cables from one area to another and in computer electronics applications.

    3M is a manufacturer of D-Subminiature ribbon connectors that go from a backmount I/O port to IDC connections. D-Subminiature ribbon connectors include sockets, wiremount plugs, plastic and metal junction shells, and metal faced sockets.

  • ►  Connectors • Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Connectors 

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    Used in a variety of electronics applications to connect PCB components defined by the number of pins and the connection angle.

    3M manufactures PCB connectors for transitions from flat cable or discrete wire to printed circuit boards. These connectors offer the flexibility to suit any application. The connectors are soldered to the board to create a fixed connection.

  • ►  Connectors • Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Connectors • Backplane Connectors 

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    3M manufactures a number of backplane connector types including ATCA, DIN, compact PCI, 2-FB, high density, micro TCA, hard metric, high speed hard metric, and ultra hard metric. The majority of the backplane connectors are available in 2mm sizes and used as the primary interconnect system for connecting printed circuit boards to backplanes.


  • ►  Connectors • High Temperature Connectors 

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    High temperature connectors are made from various metals as well as ceramic to stand up to extreme temperatures.

    3M is a manufacturer of a variety of industrial connectors including the Scotchlok brand of high-temperature connectors.

  • ►  Connectors • Electrical Wire & Cable Connectors 

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    Connectors for audio cables, power cables, and automotive, telecom, medical and commercial cable connection applications.

    3M carries a variety of electrical connectors and tools such as crimp sleeve and direct bury products with a variety of connection types for a wide range of wire gauge sizes.

  • ►  Sensors • Gas Sensors • Methane Sensors 

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    3M produces replacement explosive smart sensors used to detect methane gas. The sensors are calibrated to 10 percent LEL methane.

  • ►  Connectors • Compression Connectors 

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    Compression connectors are generally termination connectors fastened to cables via crimping such as "F" connectors, RCA and BNC type connectors.

    3M designs and manufactures compression stacking connectors available as 100, 130, or 150 contact position models with jack screws. The connectors feature a temperature rating of -55C to 105 C, a current rating of 1A, and withstanding voltage of 30V.

  • ►  Sensors • Gas Sensors 

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    Gas sensors detect the presence of various gases within an area, usually as part of a safety system.

    3M manufactures a variety of gas sensors for methane (natural gas) detection. They offer a 2-gas sensor pack that includes oxygen and combustible (10% LEL methane) sensors. 3M also offers a pack of 3 gas sensors that includes oxygen, carbon monoxide, and combustible (10% LEL methane) sensors. Two other "packs" are offered that include hydrogen sulfide detection.

  • ►  Connectors • Butt Connectors 

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    Butt connectors are intercconnects for electronic wiring

    3M offers butt connectors in a variety of sizes and materials. Product offerings include: non-insulated seamless, nylon insulated seamless, nylon insulated with insulation grip, seamless butt heat shrink, vinyl, vinyl insulated brazed seam, vinyl insulated butted seam, and vinyl insulated seamless butt connectors.  Minimum connector wire range is 12-10, and the maximum is 22-18 AWG.

  • ►  Fasteners • Hook & Loop Fasteners 

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    Hook and Loop fasteners are commonly known as velcro, consisting of two lined fabrics. One featuring tiny hooks and the other with smaller loops.

    3M offers hook & loop fasteners. Configurations include: acrylic adhesive, rubber adhesive, plainback (no adhesive), thin reclosable, and thin reclosable (back to back). Fasteners come in black, white, red, and beige colors. Fasteners can be opened and closed up to 5,000 times. Available with pressure-sensitive adhesive backing or plain backing for sewing or stapling.

  • ►  Aerospace • Seals & Gaskets • Sealants 

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    3M offers AC Tech aerospace sealants for military and civilian aircraft manufacturers. Applications include: windshields, access doors, fuselages, airplane fuel tanks, etc. These sealants meet a variety of Mil-Specs, QPL specifications, and civilian authority requirements.

  • ►  Electrical • Connectors • Crimp Connectors 

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    Crimp Connectors

    3M manufactures crimp sleeve connectors including the Scotcholok brand crimp sleeve connector available in insulated or uninsulated electrical compression style wire joint configurations for a variety of electrical connections.

  • ►  Electrical • Connectors • Butt Connectors 

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    butt Connectors

    3M Scotchlok butt connectors are available in non-insulated, nylon insulated, and vinyl insulated in both brazed seam and seamless. Moisture resistant with insulation grip, as well as heat shrink butt connectors are also available.