Archived Articles

  • 3M Red Zone Sweepstakes

    Now, loyal fans of Scotch® Super 33+™ Vinyl Electrical Tape have even more ways to win! Look for these specially-marked packages of America’s #1 professional grade electrical tape. If you find a red core when you reach the end of the roll, you’re eligible to enter 3M’s RED ZONE Sweepstakes!

    06/01/2017

  • Introducing 3M Terminal Kits

    3M™ Terminal Kits are a great way to experience firsthand what has kept 3M a leading supplier of terminals for more than 30 years.

    12/16/2016

  • The Stack, Seal & Done Fireproofing Solution: 3M Fire Barrier Solutions

    When your Total Cost of Install (TCI) is on the line, you don’t have time for messy, slow-as-molasses firestop installs. So why waste time fiddling around with mineral wool, chicken wire, and runny, ineffective fireproofing foams? Enough messing around. With UL-Listed 3M Fire Barrier Solutions, you’ll finish firestop installations quickly and confidently.

    12/04/2016

  • 3M Product Stop Use and Recall—Replacement Notice

    3M has discontinued sale of the original Lad-Saf sleeve and are voluntarily initiating a full recall of all original Lad-Saf sleeves. If you have an original Lad-Saf sleeve, you may contact 3M to disucss the replacement of your returned units at no cost to you. Please download the Ofifical Product Recall Notice for full details and to check the affected part numbers against your inventory. Learn more about the recall.

    09/12/2016

  • Your Go-To Taping Solution: Scotch Professional Grade Vinyl Electrical Tape From 3M

    Whether you’re making a Halloween costume for your kid or wrapping wires in the field, there’s nothing more dependable or versatile than 3M’s trusty electrical tape. Taping in the field is crucial when the right kit isn’t on hand, but proper taping is becoming somewhat of a lost art. Luckily, 3M’s Professional Grade Vinyl Electrical Tape is—drum roll, please—sticking around.

    08/17/2016

  • Discover Ice Cold Savings with the 3M Cold Shrink QS4 Integrated Splice

    Convenience is king when it comes to your installations, and the 3M Cold Shrink QS4 Integrated Splice is an essential tool for an efficient installation. With a simplified integrated design, this 3M Splice can be easily installed in tight spaces without the need for any special tools or heat sources. Smooth-edged shielding and easier pulling combine for an unwinding process that requires less effort and less wear and tear on your hands.

    07/05/2016

  • The New Standard For Medium-Voltage Terminations: 3M™ Cold Shrink QT-III Termination with Optional 3M Mechanical Shearbolt Lugs

    When you’re charbroiling a steak, an open flame is no biggie. But when you’re working in medium to high voltage applications, an open flame requires special permits. Unlike heat shrink methods, 3M™ Cold Shrink QT-III Terminations do not require torches or other heat sources. It’s also more reliable, safe, and user-friendly than heat shrink. So you’ll get the job done right—no permits or special training needed.

    06/24/2016

  • The Grip-Like-You-Mean-It Work Gloves: 3M Comfort Grip Gloves & 3M Gripping Material Work Gloves

    The BLS reported a whopping 100,000+ hand injuries last year alone. (No, gnarled-up mitts aren’t a rite of passage.) With your average, run-of-the-mill work gloves, you may be forced to choose between comfort and dexterity—your hands are protected, but your grip suffers. But with Comfort Grip Gloves & Gripping Material Work Gloves from 3M, you get both.

    11/16/2015

  • [VID] 3M Pink Hard Hat Campaign

    Hard hats have a shelf life and there is a time frame involved with them, typically 2-5 years. 3M has built into the hard hat a unique feature called the UVicator. When the UVicator goes from red to white, it means that the plastic has probably become brittle from sun shining on it and the hard hat will need to be replaced.

    10/01/2015

  • Fall Protection From 3M: It’s As Easy As A-B-C-D

    A fall on the jobsite is no joke: In 2013, fall protection was the most frequently cited violation. In 2010 alone, the BLS reported over 750 construction worker deaths, 35 percent resulting from falls. With 3M, you can rest easy. Whether you need anchorage, body support, connectors, or descent and rescue, 3M will catch you if you fall.

    08/07/2015