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Product Description

3M Series 20 Aerosol Spray Adhesives are designed for industrial applications where keeping component costs down is key to the competitiveness of your product lines. They're ideal for a wide range of woodworking, manufacturing and construction applications. Series 20 spray adhesives have low soak-in formulas with great heat resistance. All products meet CARB/OTC VOC requirements. A general rule of thumb to remember regarding 3M spray adhesives is that for odd numbers products like 3M 27 only one substrate should be sprayed; while for even-numbered products like 3M 20 and 24 both substrates should be sprayed.

  • 3M Heavy Duty 20 Spray Adhesive is a high strength, fast grabbing, industrial grade, lace spray aerosol adhesive. It's used for woodworking, furniture, building, construction, transportation, and marine applications. ideal for bonding laminates, veneers, metals, plastics and more.
  • 3M Foam & Fabric 24 Spray Adhesive is a fast-tack industrial grade spray adhesive. It's used for furniture, upholstery, marine, automotive, seat and chair manufacturing, acoustics and bedding applications.
  • 3M Multi-Purpose 27 Spray Adhesive is a versatile economical, industrial-grade, mist spray aerosol adhesive. Used for general industrial lightweight applications including fabrics, plastics, flexible foams, paper, cardboard and thin-gauge metals.
Country of Origin: United States.


Technical Information

3M Aerosol Spray Adhesives (Series 20)
  • Adhesive: aerosol spray   How are adhesives different?
  • 3M Heavy Duty 20: Peel Strength 12 Pound Per Inch / Bonding Time 1 min. to 30 min.
  • 3M Foam & Fabric 24: Peel Strength 9 Pound Per Inch / Bonding Time 30 sec. to 30 min.
  • 3M Multi-Purpose 27: Peel Strength 4 Pound Per Inch / Bonding Time 15 sec. to 10 min.
  • Country of Origin: United States
Note: Specifications are those given by manufacturers and are not tested for accuracy.

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Question & Answers

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Customer Jul 18, 2017
QUESTION: What does the number "20" on the can mean? Other can has 24, 70 etc. Is it the strength of the adhesive? Thx.
ANSWER: 20 is 3M's Heavy Duty version; 24 is Foam & Fabric; and 27 is lightweight Multi-Purpose.

User Reviews

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Kevin D. Verified Buyer Dec 03, 2018
Works good
3M Series 20 Aerosol Spray Adhesives
Works good
Bernard C. Verified Buyer Jun 23, 2017
Good Stuff
3M Series 20 Aerosol Spray Adhesives
We are making laminated plastic counter tops for one of our rental homes. Really easy to use just spray and let it set up and bond the laminate to plywood surfaces. We used two coats on the entire surfaces and sometimes three on the edges depending on the skill of the sprayer. Also to note is the excellent service of FindTape.com. Used their website to order over the weekend and called the following Monday to insure order was received. Representative was very cordial and found the order and insured it was received intact. Delivery was fast got to use way before the laminate. I'm getting ready to place another order.
Made in the USA
hot melt rubber (synthetic)
Offers the widest range of application flexibility available. Exhibits excellent processing performance whether manually or automatically applied. Has superior tensile strength, adhesion properties and holding force which ensures consistent, reliable seals. Hot melt adhesive will bond faster to a surface which is referred to as quick-grab or quick-stick. It typically has higher tack (will feel stickier to the touch), but is also softer. It has lower heat resistance, shear resistance, and sometimes UV resistance than an acrylic adhesive. NOTE: it is called hot melt because the adhesive is applied hot by the manufacturer and then hardens as it cools (you do not need to apply heat to the tape yourself).
natural rubber
Properties are similar to that of hot melt rubber, but natural rubber often holds where other adhesives won't (recycled fibers, dust, cold, heat and heavy loads). It provides good overall adhesion and moisture resistance.
Offer excellent performance, especially for applications in temperatures less than 40°F and greater then 120°F. It provides excellent clarity, has high shear strength, is usually more permanent/durable even when exposed to moisture, and it ages well over extended periods in fluorescent and sunlight. Since it remains clear for the life of the application and does not yellow over time it is ideal for applications such as sealing white cartons. While it has good initial adhesion it does take 24-48 hours to cure and to achieve its maximum bond strength (has gradual adhesion buildup). Another difference between hot melt rubber and acrylic adhesive is if you fold tape over making the two adhesive sides touch the acrylic adhesive will remain attached to the carrier (e.g. paper, film) while a hot melt adhesive will stick to itself and pull off of the carrier. It is the best choice for clarity, UV resistance and aging characteristics.
Is great for extreme temperature applications since silicone adhesive can work in continuous operating temperatures from -100°F to 500°F. They also exhibit good chemical resistance, retain electrical properties, and remove cleanly with little or no residue.
zinc oxide
Zinc oxide based adhesive formula is a skin-friendly adhesive which is commonly used on sports medicine tapes.
Thickness, AKA caliper or gauge, refers to the distance from one surface of a tape backing, or adhesive, to the other.
1 mil = 1/1000 of an inch
Examples: 1/16 inch = 62.5 mils; 1/32 inch = 31.25 mils
The cut level indicates how many grams of cutting load a glove can withstand from a sharp blade before being penetrated.
Lower gauge gloves are heavier - have thicker construction, fewer stiches knitted per inch and offer less dexterity.
Higher gauge gloves are lighter - have thinner/finer construction, more stitches knitted per inch and offer more dexterity.
Gloves offered typically runs from 7 to 18 (12 and 13 are in the middle of the scale).
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