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

Tue Mar 5, 2013 11:00am EST

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Zero solvent adhesive offers outstanding performance
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(Business Wire)--
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

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 industries. 

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

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employs about 88,000 people worldwide and has operations in more than 70
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