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3M Industrial Masking Tapes and Duct Tapes
3M Masking Tapes and Duct Tapes

No matter what your taping challenge, industry or application is, there’s a 3M masking or duct tape solution that’s right for you.

Bringing Solutions to the Surface

To get the job done right the first time, you need the right tools. That’s why we offer a full line of masking and duct tapes with unmatched dependability. From paint masking tapes that withstand up to 149°C to duct tapes made for everyday jobs, you can trust 3M to get the job done right.

3M VHB™ tape contributed to the sleek design of the Walt Disney Concert Hall.
The Strength of Rivets, the Simplicity of Tape

When it came to bonding 145-pound panels to the spectacular Walt Disney Concert Hall, acclaimed architect Frank Gehry didn't choose welds, screws or rivets. He chose 3M™ VHB™ Tape.

Dream. Design. Deliver

Our imaginations are capable of incredible inventions and breathtaking designs. But an idea is only as good as its execution. Eliminate the barriers standing between you and a picture-perfect final product by choosing the amazingly strong fastener that's designed to go unseen.

  • What Is 3M™ VHB™ Tape?

    With 3M™ VHB™ Tapes, you can maintain consistency from sketch to construction, eliminating distracting, visible fasteners, like screws and bolts. These high-strength, double-sided acrylic foam tapes let you quickly and easily create a long-lasting bond that actually builds strength over time. With the ability to join a variety of materials including aluminum, steel, glass, plastics and painted and powder-coated surfaces, they provide resilient bonding solutions in just about anything you can dream up.

  • Strength Has Never Looked This Good
    Strength Has Never Looked This Good

    Not only can 3M™ VHB™ Tapes take the place of traditional fasteners in highly demanding applications, they give projects a cleaner aesthetic. See how they bring durability and a modern look to custom motor homes.

  • Superior Assembly in a Fraction of the Time
    Superior Assembly in a Fraction of the Time

    Applying tape is intuitive, requiring less training than welding or riveting. Plus, 3M™ VHB™ Tapes bond on contact, eliminating the drying, finishing and cleanup time associated with liquid adhesives.

We're here to help.

Need Help Choosing the Right 3M™ VHB™ Tape? Contact us if you need product, technical or application advice or want to collaborate with a 3M technical specialist.

Resources

Resources

  • Technical Data Sheets
    Search the 3M Technical Database for technical data.

3M Reflective Material
3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Tapes & Material

Reflective fabrics, transfer films, tapes, high visibility apparel, and specialty reflective material & ink.

Ensure compliance with 3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Material

Ensure your garments are truly compliant – look for the 3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Material logo. Compliance Matters in Safety Garments! 3M is an innovator in retroreflective technology, and we’ve been advancing the science of visibility for more than 70 years. We ensure every shipment of material is compliant before it leaves our factory. 3M is quality you can trust to help keep workers safe.

  • 3M Reflective Fabrics

    Reflective Fabrics

    3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Material – Fabrics are designed for use on safety garments and in athletic and casual wear. Fluorescent colour fabrics are also available to enhance daytime and low-light visibility. Scotchlite reflective material – fabrics are composed of wide angle, exposed retroreflective lenses bonded to a variety of durable cloth fabric backings. They sew easily onto other fabrics and can be embroidered or screen printed for patches and emblems. Fabrics may be hand-cut, die-cut, slit or guillotined.

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3M Disposable Respirators
Disposable Respirators

You may see dust and debris in the air, but many of the particles that threaten your airways can't always be seen with the naked eye. Protect yourself and your workers with 3M disposable respirators.

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Get more face time. Comfort options that work for you.

From chemical face masks to dust masks and respirators, there are options to protect against airborne particles and mists that can affect your workers’ health. Choose from 3M's wide selection of NIOSH-approved filtering facepiece respirators for numerous work-related tasks. 3M provides a variety of innovative technologies and features – all designed to provide comfort, convenience and value.

A respirator can’t give workers all the protection it was designed to provide, unless it is selected and worn correctly during all periods of exposure. That’s why 3M uses a variety of innovative technologies and features designed to enhance user comfort and help increase wear time.

Learn more about respiratory protection
Learn about breathability, the #1 consideration when choosing a disposable respirator (PDF, 201 KB)
Watch this video about 3M Respirator Fitting Guide
Watch this video about the difference between masks and respirators

General Purpose Particulate Respirators

These particulate respirators provide everyday value and all-day comfort. Reliable, value-priced protection against a wide range of non-oily particles. Engineered to provide 95% NIOSH filtration efficiency. Suggested applications: Sweeping, sanding, grinding, sawing, and bagging.

  • Stays cooler than non-valve respirators. Our most popular valved model is suited for hot, humid environments, or for long periods of wear.

  • Breathe easier! Advanced Electrostatic Media technology enhances particulate capture while reducing breathing resistance. Designed with welded strap attachment for greater durability, soft nose foam for more comfort, and adjustable noseclip to help ensure a secure custom seal.

  • An economical option when a valved respirator is desired, this respirator is based on the popular 8210 and features the proprietary 3M™ Cool Flow™ Valve.

Welding Respirators

The trusty welding respirators and masks that filter out fumes. These welding PPE feature the proprietary 3M™ Cool Flow™ Exhalation Valve. Designed for applications such as welding, soldering and other operations where metal fumes may be present including those with ozone and nuisance level organic vapors.

  • Long-lasting comfort in tough environments. Features include welding web, cake-resistant filter media, nose foam, adjustable noseclip, and buckle straps. Plus a comfortable foam faceseal. Potential applications: Welding, metal pouring.

  • A respirator designed for applications where metal fumes are present, including those with ozone and nuisance level organic vapors. Plus a comfortable foam faceseal. Potential Applications: Welding, particularly with stainless, galvanized and aluminum, metal pouring.

  • An economical option for welders. Features welding web, adjustable M-Noseclip,and braided headbands to help provide a custom and secure seal. Potential Applications: Welding, metal pouring.


Nuisance Odor Relief Respirators

Specialized solutions for harsh environments. R95 or R series respirators are resistant to oil mist. P95 or P series respirators are oil-resistant and can be used wherever protection in oil environments is needed. Suggested applications: Grinding, bagging, sanding, sweeping in oil and non-oil environments and other dusty operations.

  • Helps provide comfortable protection against certain oil and non-oil based particles – including those with nuisance levels of organic vapors, such as solvents, degreasers, and resins. Potential Applications: Foundry operations, lab settings, agriculture, petrochemical manufacturing and undercoating where particles and nuisance levels of organic vapors may be present.

  • Helps provide comfortable, reliable worker protection against certain oil and non-oil based particles – including those with nuisance levels of acid gases such as sulphur dioxide, hydrogen fluoride, and/or chlorine. Potential Applications: Glass etching, chemical processing, paper processing, aluminum smelting and brewing operations.

  • Helps provide comfortable, reliable worker protection against certain oil and non-oil based particles – including those with nuisance levels of organic vapors such as solvents, degreasers, and resins. Potential Applications: Foundry operation, lab settings, agricultural, petrochemical and manufacturing.

Healthcare Respirators

There is a clear difference between a mask and a respirator. Do you have the proper respiratory protection? 3M surgical masks and respirators provide you the respiratory protection you desire. Every day you put yourself at risk to ensure your patients are cared for. Make sure you are taking care of yourself as well by selecting the proper respiratory PPE.

  • This health care N95 particulate respirator and surgical mask has comfortable inner materials and helps provide respiratory protection against certain airborne particles. The individually packaged flat fold design allows for convenient storage prior to use.

    As a disposable particulate respirator, it is intended to reduce wearer exposure to certain airborne particles including those generated by electrocautery, laser surgery, and other powered medical instruments. As a surgical mask, it is designed to be fluid resistant to splash and spatter of blood and other infectious materials.

  • These economical flatfold disposable particulate respirators are intended to help reduce wearer exposure to certain airborne particles including those generated by electrocautery, laser surgery, and other powered medical instruments. As surgical masks, they are designed to be fluid resistant to splash and spatter of blood and other infectious materials. The 1804 has been introduced to replace the 1805 VFlex Respirator. They are identical in all aspects of design, construction, materials and N95 filter media. 

  • As a disposable particulate respirator, it is intended to help reduce wearer exposure to certain airborne particles including those generated by electrocautery, laser surgery, and other powered medical instruments. As a surgical mask, it is designed to be fluid resistant to splash and spatter of blood and other infectious materials.