3M Solvent No. 3 Datasheet 3M Solvent No. 3

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  • Description for 3M Solvent No. 3

    Removing oil resistant adhesives, coatings and sealers, for cleaning metal surfaces prior to bonding.

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    Application Type Remove, Liquid Cleaner, Substrate Cleaner
    1 Part or 2 Part 1-Part
    Material Form Liquid
    Substrate Metal, Plastic, Rubber
    Manufacturer 3M
    Chemistry Methyl ethyl ketone, Solvent-based
    Cure Method Solvent
    Density (g/cm³) 6.65 to 6.75 (weight (lbs/gal))
  • Technical Data for 3M Solvent No. 3

    • Application Type
      • Cleaner – For Uncured Materials - Liquid Cleaner
      • Cleaner – For Substrates - Substrate Cleaner
      • Cleaner/Debonder/Remover – For Cured Materials - Remove
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1-Part
    • Material Form
      • Liquid
    • Substrate
    • Chemistry
    • Cure Method
      • Solvent
    Material Resistance
    Puncture Resistance (g)
    Other Properties
    Flash Point (°F) 20.0
    Density (g/cm³) 6.65 to 6.75 (weight (lbs/gal))
    Business Information
    Shelf Life Details Storage: Store product at 60-80°F (15-27°C) for maximum storage life.;Shelf Life: When stored in the original, unopened container at the recommended storage conditions, these products have a shelf life of 24 months.
    Shelf Life Temperature (°F) 59 to 81
    Shelf Life (mon) 24
    Not Good For
    Don't Use With Plastic, rubber, painted surfaces
  • Best Practices for 3M Solvent No. 3

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    1. Surface Preparation

      Remove all foreign material, oil, dirt by wiping with a clean cloth moistened with 3M™ Scotch-Grip™ Solvent No. 3. Wipe surface dry with a clean, dry cloth. NOTE: This solvent may attack plastic, rubber or painted surface. Be sure to test for compatibility with surface before proceeding.

    2. Clean-Up

      Cleanup excess adhesive, coating or sealer with suggested 3M™ Scotch-Grip™ Solvent. Clean application equipment immediately after use and wipe dry. In some cases, it may be necessary to soak parts overnight.

      NOTE: These solvents may attack certain types of plastic or rubber. Test for compatibility before using.

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