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Rolling stock manufacturing solutions

3M’s science aids in building rolling stock more efficiently, more cost effectively and above all, more competitively. With innovative solutions ranging from adhesives to graphic films, 3M industrial design solutions help to meet the challenges of lightweighting, noise and vibration issues.

  • Crowded platforms are an ideal place for your brand to be seen. Capture the attention of daily commuters and the travelling public with bold, exciting graphics and make their journey more comfortable and enjoyable with 3M solar and cleaning solutions. And for you, an easy to apply, durable and warranted solution.

  • Whether you are manufacturing or refurbishing in the rail industry, with 3M you are buying into over 100 years of expert heritage. Our cutting edge proprietary technology such as the revolutionary Precision Shaped Grain ceramic mineral used in 3M™ Cubitron™ II abrasives is designed to withstand the toughest substrates. We also have efficient solutions to give you the right finish while keeping the shape intact, from matching and blending, final blending or even paint preparation.

  • Efficient paint processes start with clean equipment and environment – both can be easily provided by using 3Ms technologies. The 3M™ Dirt Trap Protection System offers easily applied surface protection and trapping of any dust, dirt and overspray. Using the 3M™ Accuspray™ system with replaceable heads and the 3M™ PPS™ Paint Application System assures an efficient system is used with minimal cleaning required and a lot of flexibility including the possibility to apply a coating upside down.