3M™ & ADDEV Materials
Innovation is at the core of our business. It is on this basis that we have built a strong partnership with 3M™ to meet our customers’ requirements.
A strong & strategic partnership
3M™ & ADDEV Materials
For over 20 years, 3M™ & ADDEV Materials have been working together to meet the industrial challenges of the players involved.
Recently, ADDEV Materials has extended its status as a “3M™ Preferred Converter” to the West Mediterranean area and more specifically to France in addition to the North American area.
This status positions us as one of the best converting partners for the brand. It is the result of a strong and long-lasting relationship built over time and is a testament to our expertise, both in 3M™ product knowledge but also in our converting capabilities, to design tailor-made material solutions for our customers, across many industries.
Focus on 3M™ VHB™ technology
The VHB™ (Very High Bond) tapes developed by 3M™ are an effective replacement for traditional mechanical assemblies by eliminating visible fasteners such as rivets, bolts or welds.
This technology is proven in many markets subject to high stresses such as energy, rail, automotive, construction, industry…
With the ability to bond a wide variety of materials, such as aluminium, steel, glass, plastic and painted or lacquered surfaces, 3M™ VHB™ tapes provide you with flexible assembly solutions in virtually all your operations.
ADDEV Materials, selected converter of 3M™ products
We are experts in recommending the right solution from a wide range of high performance materials, but our expertise goes further.
Our industrial capabilities combined with 3M™ wide range of products has allowed us to become a 3M™ “Preferred Converted” in the US and a 3M™ “Selected Converter” in Europe.
VHB™ spooling solution for pre-bonding: a winning 3M™ x ADDEV Materials partnership in USA
ADDEV Materials is able to offer spooling solutions, i.e. winding the adhesive tape on itself. By obtaining long rolls in this way, the gluing process is continuous, and limits downtime and machine changeovers.
In particular, this process allows you to pre-bond VHB™ double-sided adhesive tape to aluminum, plastic or rubber profiles, directly during extrusion, to offer a turnkey solution to your end customers.
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