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December 14, 2020
Congratulations, Michael Parker, winner of our ‘Win a Toyota HiLux with 3M™’ promo. Michael found the winning Golden Cut-Off wheel in a tub of 3M™ Silver Cut-Off Wheels. View the article to learn more about the promotion and our winner.
December 17, 2020
Can buildings be made with tape? Learn how 3M™ VHB™ tapes for architectural panel applications help to design facades beyond the limits of mechanical fasteners, opening up a world of new possibilities to create design magic.
February 10, 2021
Following up the successful 2020 3M™ Silver Cut-Off Wheel golden ticket promotion, the 3M Abrasives Systems Division team are proud to announce the launch of the 3M™ Cubitron™ II 982C Fibre Discs bucket Promotion.
September 30, 2021
Congratulations to the winner of the 3M™ Cubitron™ II Fibre Discs bucket promotion. The ‘Win a Jayco Eagle Camper with 3M™’ promotion has ended and the golden fibre discs has been found. A huge congratulations to all our lucky winners and a big thank you to all our entrants and distributors who participated in our competition that helped make it a success!
March 01, 2022
Following up the successful 2021 3M™ Cubitron™ II 982C Fibre Discs bucket Promotion, the 3M Abrasives Systems Division team are proud to announce the launch of the 3M™ Cubitron™ II 982CX Fibre Discs bucket Promotion.
September 01, 2022
David Howlett, head teacher at Perth Wood School, recently trialed the latest innovation from 3M’s Abrasive Systems Division.
December 07, 2020
In this Shop Talk article, Nathan Bamford looks at metal prep for paint application and shares his tips to remove a weld and prepare for paint in two easy steps.
December 01, 2020
Tapes provide bonding solutions with the ability to outperform traditional mechanical fasteners in the fabrication of architectural panel systems that create visibly stunning facades. Learn how 3M™ VHB™ architectural panel tapes can deliver strength and reliability for your project, product design or production process.
November 23, 2020
In this Shop Talk article, Nathan Bamford looks at the flap disc and how they can be used to provide a system for removing material and finishing, in one step.
November 03, 2020
With the growth in e-commerce, sustainable packaging is top of mind as products ship around the globe. Learn more about sustainable packaging trends, targets and solutions.
November 02, 2020
In this Shop Talk article, Nathan Bamford looks at the different methods for beveling a workpiece, the abrasives that cut faster and which ones provide a better finish.
September 16, 2019
Rotating wire brushes used in industry are dangerous and have the potential to cause significant injury to the eyes and other parts of the body. Whether you need to deburr, clean scuff or finish, there is a wire brush alternative that delivers superior performance, but most importantly, improved worker safety.
October 25, 2019
Masking tape, it comes in all shapes, sizes and colours and appears to have 101 uses. But when it comes to their use in industrial applications, do you know if you’re using the right masking tape for your job? Learn how we’ve made masking simple to make choosing the right tape easy.
December 03, 2019
From grinding, cutting and deburring, through to other tough metal finishing work, professional metal workers count on high performing tools and consumables to help get the job done. Discover how abrasive technology improvements have rewritten the rules for speed and product life through the use of precision-shaped ceramic grains. Do your abrasives go the distance?
March 31, 2020
Not all cutting discs are created equally and provide different levels of performance and product life. Learn how 3M's new silver cutting wheels featuring precision shaped grains can help with your metal-cutting challenges and how you can win a Toyota HiLux.
May 26, 2020
Grinding is the foundation of metalworking, and choosing the correct grinding wheel for the wide range of metal grinding applications and processes is important. Learn how to make the right choice to get through the toughest of jobs for the best possible grinding results.
June 19, 2020
With social distancing the new normal, how do you take control of your space to help your customers and employees stay safe? Learn how the use of floor markings can help you create highly visible social distancing solutions in a fast, easy and efficient manner.
June 24, 2020
Can tapes replace screws, rivets, bolts and welds? High strength bonding tapes are a proven alternative and have opened a world of new possibilities to meet the most demanding bonding applications. Learn how 3M™ VHB™ Tapes can help you design beyond the limits of mechanical fasteners.
July 06, 2020
Abrasives are forever changing. Join us for our 3-part webinar series to gain an insight into abrasive technology, deepen your expertise and understanding, and walk away with some practical tips to apply in your workplace. Learn more about the webinar series and register to take part.
August 04, 2020
In this Shop Talk article, Nathan Bamford provides some technical tips on how to remove paint from metal using a safer and more efficient alternative than wire brushes.
August 10, 2020
Have you ever wondered about the significant role that packaging plays? This labour intensive process serves a critical function in the shipping and fulfilment operation of many businesses. Learn how your enterprise can benefit from the science of packaging automation.
August 24, 2020
In this Shop Talk article, Nathan Bamford discusses polishing with robotics and the opportunities it can provide in your operation, for a safer, more productive workplace.
September 14, 2020
3M has adapted ceramic materials to protect the integrity of offshore wells. Find the best possible sand control solution for your conditions and requirements. Learn more about the many advantages of ceramics over conventional metal sand screens.
September 29, 2020
Global e-Commerce sales are booming, and so are expectations from warehouses & distribution centres. Learn more about fulfilment industry trends, needs & packaging solutions.
September 30, 2020
In this Shop Talk article, Nathan Bamford provides a range of technical tips on how to finish stainless steel in three easy steps, to grind and blend welds to exceptional finishes.