While you may be used to seeing the familiar 3M logo on fastener or tape products at your local grocery or home improvement store, are you aware of the magnitude of 3M's product and solution line? 3M, formerly the Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing Company, is an innovative business that takes pride in its extensive product line - currently over 55,000 different products. Telecommunications contractors may recognize many of these products such as adhesives, abrasives and laminates, however the breadth and scope of their available solutions definitely warrants a deeper look.
From new-age Novec fire suppression fluids and active optical cable assemblies to quick termination Crimplok connectors, 3M's intelligent data center solutions have made a mark in the industry due to the safe, sustainable, intuitive nature of their product designs. By maximizing performance, minimizing costs, and increasing efficiency, the 3M portfolio of data center products through cabling, connectivity, fire protection, cooling, physical security, power and so much more. To get a better understanding of the many product lines and applications that 3M has in the data center, they have released a 3M Data Center Solutions Brochure which details the different sections of a data center and how 3M can aid in construction and upkeep.
The range of solutions that 3M has available extends well beyond the data center. With a variety of products ranging across different voltage levels, 3M can support construction and expansion of electrical and network transmissions from power generation, to transmission and even distribution. A strong belief in their 40 core technologies approach to product creation has allowed a massive product expansion while also keeping their engineering and expertise confined enough to develop unique solutions for their customers. Perhaps the highlight of 3M's electrical expertise is the Aluminum Conductor Composite Reinforced transmission line - a high capacity transmission conductor which is lightweight and able to double the capacity of traditional transmission lines.
Overall, 3M has a multitude of innovative solutions available that can support and enhance infrastructure of just about any market segment. For more information about how 3M solutions could help your facility or upcoming project, contact your local Accu-Tech representative for more information.