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Fan Compression

Protecting aircraft engine components from forces like erosion and temperature is just the start. Find out more about 3M cold-side aircraft engine solutions.


Fan Compression

Metal or composite, fan blades or fan cases, 3M provides reliable solutions for protecting crucial cold-side jet engine components. Our world-class resins, adhesives and void filling compounds are approved and trusted by aircraft OEMs worldwide for toughness, durability and resistance to temperatures, impact and erosion in some of the harshest environments in the aircraft. But reliability is only part of the story. Our aircraft engine solutions also help streamline operations, may reduce hazardous material usage and allow for fast, efficient repair. They can also help increase the efficiency of the engine itself. Learn more below.

Composite Surfacing Films

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    Fan Track Abadrable

    Approved by numerous aircraft OEMs, abradable void filling compounds enable precise fan blade seals within casings to help optimize engine efficiency.

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    One-part epoxy systems for resin transfer molding result in tough, strong carbon fiber composites that perform under high service temperatures.

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    Surface Pre-Treatment

    Our non-chromated water-based sol-gel system delivers equivalent performance to etches, grit blast silane and phosphoric acid anodizing with fewer hazardous materials.

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    Void Fillers

    Low-density and temperature-resistant, our one- and two-part epoxy void filling adhesives are formulated for honeycomb reinforcement in fan-side aircraft engine applications.

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3M is constantly working to meet the evolving challenges of aerospace industry professionals worldwide. If you need help finding an existing solution or would like to talk about specific ideas you’re working on, get in touch with us, or find a distributor.

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