3M – Electrical and Electronics Solutions

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The history of 3M starts at 1902. The world’s first waterproof sandpaper, which reduced airborne dusts during automobile manufacturing, was developed around the 20s. They are known for Scotch Cellophane Tape for box sealing. In 1980, 3M introduced Post-it-Notes.

“..leading supplier of innovative solutions to the electrical, electronics, and telecommunications industries.”

Utilities & Power – Solutions that support energy related engineering products. Electrical  – Construction and maintenance, industrial and utility applications, OEM solutions.

Communication Technologies – FTTX to xDSL to Wireless. 3M Network of Networks. They address three major needs – Quality, Protection, and Performance..

Main Product Lines for EE Community – Thermal Management Materials\, EMI/EMC Materials, Static Control Solutions, Touch Screens and Displays.

The 3M MicroTouch EX II Series surface capacitive controllers provide flexibility and feature-rich functionality for touch screen applications offering high resolution touch coordinates, on-chip RAM, and a wide operating/storage temperature range.