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Why 3M is your best choice for electrical insulating tapes

Quality

  • 3M has built a reputation for quality and innovation in electrical insulation. The company has introduced a broad range of insulating tapes, including the first vinyl tape.
  • 3M listens and provides products designed and engineered to help solve challenging production issues, these products often exceed typical customer requirements.
  • The breadth of 3M’s remarkable product line gives customers multiple options.
  • Testing labs and quality control teams help ensure a consistently high quality from the first roll of 3M™ Insulating Tape to the last.

Reliability

  • For more than 50 years, 3M has served North American original equipment manufacturers with sales, manufacturing and supply chain teams which offer seamless service.
  • 3M has an organization dedicated to serving electrical and electronics industries.
  • 3M is a financially strong, stable, profitable company with AA- credit rating.
  • 3M is one of the few companies that have been in business for over 100 years.

Strong Support

  • 3M has a network of 16 technically trained sales professionals across North America to serve customers, backed by an experienced customer service team.
  • 3M Technical Service is as close as phone or e-mail and also is available for on-site customer consultation.
  • 3M offers plant assessments conducted by experienced professionals to suggest better use of products and processes.
  • UL systems integration:
    • 3M insulating tapes are part of many UL Systems, both as Minor and Major Insulation (many of those for grounding and interwinding)
    • 3M has reference tools to help customers quickly find a 3M insulating product with backing and adhesive chemistries for easy substitution in listed electrical insulation systems.
    • Most 3M electrical insulating tapes are UL recognized or UL Listed, some also are CSA Certified.
  • 3M’s strong distribution channel has more than 120 distributor locations with product in stock around North America.
  • More than 50 3M and distributor converting facilities are available in North America for custom roll and slit sizes.
  • 3M has laboratory and manufacturing resources to customize products for special applications.