Tuesday, April 6, 2010

3M - Electrical and Electronics Solutions

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."

3M - Electrical and Electronics Solutions

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
3M MicroTouch EX II Series - TouchPen

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.

Racks

AIR-Gas-Water Analog-Mixed-Semiconductors Analytical-Instruments Analytical-Instruments-2 Analytical-Instruments-3 ATE-Test-Automation avionics Battery-Solutions Biomedical-Diagnostic-Instruments Cabinets-Enclosures Cable-Management calibration-equipment CAM-CNC capacitors capacitors-2 capacitors-3 components-distributors Components-Distributors-2 connectors Connectors-2 Consumer-Electronics Data-Acquisition data-loggers Data-Terminals Device-Networking Device-Programmers directory Discrete-Semiconductors DMM-Multimeter EDLC-Supercapacitor Educational-Trainers-Kits EE-Materials-Chemicals electrical-controls Electrical-Test-Safety electro-mech Electromechanical Electronics-Store-Shop embedded EMI-RFI-EMC Engineering-Services Engineering-Technologies Environmental-Instruments excess-inventory fiber-optics Flow-and-Level Gas-Sensors Hazardous-Industrial heaters High-Voltage-Test Hobby-Kits Home-Automation HVAC Hybrid-Modules Hydraulics-Pneumatics Industrial -Marketing Industrial-Automation Industrial-Automation-2 Industrial-Computers Instrument-Marketing lab-equipment Lab-Research-Instruments LCR-Meter LED-Lighting LED-Lights Life-Sciences magnetics-coils magnetics-coils-2 Mains-Power-Electricals Manufacturing-Machines Manufacturing-Services Material-Testing Metrology Modular-Computers Motion-Control Networking-Wireless Office-Automation Oscilloscopes passives pcb Photonics-Optics Potentiometers Power-Devices power-electronics power-electronics-2 Power-Energy-Automation Power-Energy-Testing Power-Inverters Power-Supplies Precision-Measuring-Tools Pressure-Load-Sensors process-control process-control-2 process-control-3 Process-Control-4 Process-Control-5 Prototyping-Tools Proximity-Sensors PXI-VXI-LXI Reed-Relays resistors RF-devices RF-Microwave RF-Modules RF-Semiconductors RF-Test-Equipment Rotary-Sensors SCADA-HMI Semiconductor-Manufacturing Semiconductors-1 sensors Silicone-Products Solar-Energy soldering-machines solenoids-relays Solid-State-Relays Spectrometers Strain-Gauge switches Switches-2 System-Module Telecom-RF Temperature-Transducers terminal-blocks test-measurement test-measurement-3 test-measurement-4 test-measurement-main Thermistor Tools-for-Electronics Training-Systems transformers used-refurbished Vacuum-Equipment Varistor-MOV Vibration-Accelerometers Virtual-Instrumentation Worker-Safety