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- 3M offers innovative solutions to the electronics industry and is a leading manufacturer of interconnect solutions for board-to-board, wire-to-board, backplane and input/output (I/O) applications. These include 3M™ Wiremount Insulation Displacement Contact (IDC) Connectors, Mini Delta Ribbon (MDR) I/O System, Mini-Clamp Discrete Wire System, MetPak™ High Speed Hard Metric (HSHM) and the new Ultra Hard Metric (UHM) Backplane Connectors. Using industry leading capabilities in CAD - such as NX™ and SLA modeling - 3M's experienced engineers turn ideas into real world solutions.


SL8803/04-10DN5-00 Twin Axial Cable

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3M twin axial ribbon cable, SL8800 series is a revolutionary ultra-low-profile, high-speed, high-signal density cable. Learn More

Ribbon Cable Assemblies

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3M's ready-to-use harnesses are assembled from .050" pitch flat ribbon cable terminated to industry-standard wire-mount IDC sockets from 3M. Learn More

Material Solutions

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3M custom-cut products match 3M technologies to customer requirements with the exact form, fit, and functionality needed. Learn More

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3M Custom Die Cuts

3M custom-cut products match 3M technologies to your requirements with the exact form, fit, and functionality you need. Whether laminating adhesives to substrates, precision or die cutting, slitting, or spooling and level winding, 3M custom-cut products are engineered to meet your precise specifications and manufacturing needs. Learn More

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Mini D Ribbon (MDR) Cable Assembly

3M™ Mini Delta Ribbon (MDR) High-Speed Transmission System Assemblies. The 3M MDR High-Speed Transmission System is a digital interconnect system designed to meet the needs of today's high-performance data transmission applications. Low Voltage Differential Signaling (LVDS) technology meets the requirements for a general purpose, high bandwidth interface for serial and parallel data at speeds up to 655 Mbps. Learn More

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451 Series Socket Assemblies and 3749 Series Flat Cables

Digikey is expanding its extensive 3M™ value added assembly program with ready-to-install IDC assemblies constructed with the 3M 451 socket series .050” pitch (1.27 mm) connector system and the 3M 3749 series, round conductor flat cable featuring TPE (thermoplastic elastomer) insulation.

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Flame Barrier FRB Series

3M's FRB series is a thin flexible insulation made primarily of inorganic materials that are easily converted to produce quality die-cut parts

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AB5000SHF Series Halogen Free EMI Absorber

The 3M EMI absorber AB5000SHF series consists of flexible soft metal flakes filler-loaded polymer resin and acrylic pressure sensitive adhesive

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AB7000HF EMI Absorber

3M™ AB7000HF Series EMI Absorber consists of a flexible polymer resin loaded with soft metal flakes.

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IC Test Clips

3M’s IC test clips are useful in prototype and production testing, quality control inspection and field service. 3M IC test clips are an indispensable tool for the electronics industry.

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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Safety Solutions

3M strives to deliver comfortable, well-designed PPE that offers your workers the most effective protection available

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Tools & Support

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Bumpon™ Protective Products - Resilient Rollstock

Whether you’re a manufacturer of electronics, automobiles, household appliances, kitchen cabinets, or a homeowner wanting to protect your home’s surfaces, 3M Bumpon self-adhesive rubber bumpers have a color, shape, and size to meet your needs. Learn More

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Smart Solutions for Building In Value

3M Electronics offers a broad range of specialized solutions for today’s demanding electronics assembly applications. From adhesives, tapes, abrasives and coatings to technologies designed to detect tampering and water intrusion, 3M offers you more ways to speed assembly... add functionality... and improve the reliability of your products. Learn More

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MDR Connector Selection Guide

The Mini Delta Ribbon (MDR) is a half pitch interconnect system from 3M, designed to meet the needs of high speed/density input/output applications. With more than 20 years on the market, the MDR system is an established and well-proven solution for high density I/O. Learn More

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Scotchlok™ Connectors and Tools

Scotchlok connectors employ a specially designed, wire insulation displacement contact to make a reliable electrical connection to each wire. A variety of sizes and wire combinations are available to accommodate any need. Learn More

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Cable and Accessories Product Selection Guide

This 3M guide shows the different cable types and their features. There are many kinds of cable, each with a different combination of material and construction, designed to best suit an application. Learn More

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Electromagnetic Compatible Product Selection Guide

3M™ Electromagnetic Compatible Products (EMC) that are designed to control electromagnetic interference from internal sources, limit EMI susceptibility from external sources and help manufacturers meet high certification standards around the world. Learn More

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Thermally Conductive Interface Materials

Thermally Conductive Interface Materials

Duration: 15 minutes

3M provides thermally conductive tape, pads, grease and adhesives.

450 series wire to boardsystem

Wire-to-Board System, 1.27 mm, 450 Series

Duration: 10 minutes

A complete end-to-end interconnection system for wire-to-board applications.

twin axial cable assembly

Twin Axial Cable Assembly for PCI Express Extended Card Applications

Duration: 5 minutes

Simplifies wire management, allowing air to flow without obstructions and increases performance and transforms management of connecting cable wiring harnesses.

SPD08 Card Edge Connector

SPD08 Series of High Speed Card-Edge Connectors

Duration: 5 minutes

Flexible stacking height and the ability to tolerate slight misalignments make this series fit for high speed controlled impedance board-to-board applications.

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3M™ Wire-to-Board System, 450 Series Connector Animation

3M™ Wire-to-Board System, Grid, 450 Series is a high density wire-to-board system with a 1.27mm (0.050") grid and a 0.635mm (0.025") pitch ribbon cable.

3M's Super Awesome M2256PW Multi-touch Display

The Windows Blog Review of the 3M Multi-Touch Display M2256PW by Brandon LeBlanc.

3M™ Bumpon™ Protective Products

Whether you're a manufacturer of electronics, automobiles, household appliances or kitchen cabinets or a homeowner wanting to protect your home's surfaces, 3M™ Bumpon™ self adhesive rubber bumpers have a colour, shape and size to meet your needs.

3M Science: Dinnertime

With countless innovations in the manufacturing industry, #LifeWith3M is easier, better and more complete for people around the world.

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