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Signage Industry Bonding Solutions

Rivet-free bonding for lasting, large-format sign manufacturing.


Signages that can stand up to the elements

Deliver weather resistant signage designs with 3M! We can enable seamless, smooth designs and increase design flexibility with

  • Strong adhesion even in wet, dry, humid or hot weather
  • Clean and smooth bond lines with thin bonding tapes and adhesives
  • Decreased production time with quick and easy to use bonding solutions

General Signage Installations

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  • Large font display in interior of building
    Large Font Displays

    Achieve seamless, weather and rust resistant joints that provide strength and durability. Enable increased adhesion in metal-to-metal bonding applications.

    Relevant Application Group:
    Small Joint Assembly

  • LED lightbox fixture in an outdoor gas station roof.
    LED Lightbox Signages

    Reduce fatigue and stress from constant exposure to various weather conditions, offer increased heat resistance and design flexibility with seamless yet strong bonds.

    Relevant Application Group:
    Panel to Frame

  • Direction road signage above the long highway, for column and panel signage applications.
    Column and Panel Signages

    Enable quick assemblies with easy to stick bonding solutions for seamless, rivet-free bonding for signages on outdoor columns and panels.

    Relevant Application Group:
    Panel to Frame

  • Square hotel logo outdoor signage with LED backlighting on a pillar.
    Pillar Signages

    Deliver tear and peel resistance for signages attached to pillars; reinforce bonds on dissimilar materials by distributing adhesion throughout length of joint.

    Relevant Application Group:
    Mounting and Trim Attachment

  • Official company signage in outdoors.
    Large Front-Facing Signages

    Enable lightweight signages with thin bonding tapes that offer superior adhesion strength. Eliminate mechanical fasteners and bond dissimilar substrates with ease.

    Relevant Application Group:
    Panel to Frame

Why choose 3M?
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    40+ Years and 75+ Global Adhesive Specialists

    Having developed adhesive products for over 40 years, we’re here to help you find the perfect adhesive solutions to match your requirements. From tapes to sprays and structural adhesives, our experts engineers work with multiple bonding options regularly. This enables our customers to bring concepts to life while keeping costs in line.

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    35+ Global Application Engineers

    In addition to adhesive specialists, 3M has over 35 global application engineers who offer testing and reporting for customers of all sizes, industries and locations. They can test the strength performance of multiple adhesives on specific substrates under different heat, humidity and force levels.

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    3 Global Adhesive Solutions Labs

    Our Global Adhesive Solutions Laboratories in China, Germany and the United States were built to help our customers even further. Here, customers and 3M engineers come together to test adhesive options. Our engineers also work with customers requiring assistance with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and data modelling.

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