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Sun Seeker

Heat is relentless. It doesn’t stop you, and it shouldn’t stop your materials.

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The Sun Won’t Let Up and Neither Will You

Working through heat is tough and the last thing you want to do is worry about materials holding up. Our air barriers and flashing tapes are specially formulated to withstand up to 12 months of UV exposure so your project can last as long as the days of summer. In addition, our air barriers are lighter for carrying to the job without extra equipment. Build smarter with 3M.


Construction Realities

  • Nearly 50% of construction activities are sensitive to weather conditions

    3M products can be applied in a wide range of temps and right up to when it starts raining to help you keep working longer.

  • 7% Late – amount of major projects around the globe that are behind schedule

    3M™ Air Barrier and 3M™ Flashing Tape products provide 12 months of UV protection for flexible project scheduling.

  • 150 degrees Fahrenheit upper application temperature

    3M™ Air Barrier products can be applied at temperatures up to 150°F without the adhesive slipping or sliding.



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Our specially formulated acrylic adhesive can be applied in the bitter cold and withstand more than a year of UV exposure. We also test our products with other construction materials: we bond to more than 65 different construction products and are bonded to by over 50 construction products so you have fewer worries about compatibility.


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Have a question? We’re here to help. No matter the stage of your project, 3M has the information and tools to help you deliver like never before.

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1 http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.502.8859&rep=rep1&type=pdf

2 https://www.mckinsey.com/industries/capital-projects-and-infrastructure/our-insights/the-construction-productivity-imperative

3 https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/building-construction-us/applications/building-envelope/extreme-conditions/


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