3M Fast Tack Water Based Adhesive 1000NF Provides Both Strength and Speed

  3M Fast Tack Water Based Adhesive 1000NF Provides Both Strength and Speed

             Zero solvent adhesive offers outstanding performance

Business Wire

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- March 5, 2013

3M introduces a new, revolutionary alternative to solvent based adhesives: 3M™
Fast Tack Water Based Adhesive 1000NF. While many adhesive users have been
underwhelmed with water based products in the past, 3M Fast Tack Water Based
Adhesive 1000NF is poised to change perceptions about what water based
adhesives can do. The product offers strength and speed comparable to solvent
based adhesives, with additional benefits including zero VOCs and GREENGUARD™

Suitable for a wide variety of applications—including furniture manufacturing,
mattress and upholstery manufacturing, woodworking, foam bonding and
insulation attachment, and specialty vehicle manufacturing—3M Fast Tack Water
Based Adhesive 1000NF is derived from a tape formulation that gains strength
as it dries. This chemistry gives the adhesive capabilities that were lacking
in previous water based adhesives, including fast bonding (1 to 10 minutes)
and a strong ultimate strength. Depending on the substrates used, the adhesive
can achieve handling strength almost instantly, yet remains repositionable
while still wet. Additionally, substrates stay repositionable while the
adhesive is wet.

The long-term stable bonds provided by 3M Fast Tack Water Based Adhesive
1000NF also offer good heat resistance. The adhesive is non-flammable in its
wet state, and contains no polychloroprene. 3M Fast Tack Water Based Adhesive
1000NF bonds most foams, plastics, plastic laminates, wood, plywood and canvas
to themselves and each other, giving it utility for a broad range of

For more information, visit: www.3m.com/1000NF.

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Karwoski & Courage Public Relations
Emily Wozniak, 612-342-9635
3M Public Relations
Connie Thompson, 651-733-8914
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