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Application Profile

Market: Household Appliance

Application Description: Bonding copper heating coils to the refrigerator plastic drip pans.






3MScotch-Weld Hot Melt Adhesive 3796

Copper Heating Coils

Key Application Requirements


Fast set time, secure bond to plastic and copper, easy to apply and temperature

3MScotch-Weld Hot Melt

resistant (up to 160ºF).

Adhesive 3796


3MScotch-Weld Hot Melt

Product or Process Replaced

Applicator PG II

Hand-applied tabs of masking tape.


Benefits/Advantages To Customer


Easy to use/quick to apply: 3MScotch-Weld Hot Melt Adhesive 3796 is


dispensed through the 3MScotch-Weld Hot Melt Applicator PG II. No


metering, mixing or curing equipment is required. The fast set time of the


adhesive makes the system ideal for the production rates of the manufacturer.


Long-lasting: Specially-formulated adhesive provides an adequate bond


between the coils and the pan.


Resists environmental conditions: The adhesive withstands the elevated


temperatures of the heat/evaporation process (up to 160ºF) during the operation


of the refrigerator.


3M Industrial and

Transportation Business

SIC Code

3632 – Household Refrigerators and Freezers

Key Decision Makers

Product Manager

Design Engineer

Plant Manager

Production Manager

For Additional Information

To request additional product information or to arrange for sales assistance, call


1-800-362-3550. Address correspondence to: 3M Industrial Business Customer


Response Center, Building 21-1W-10, 900 Bush Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55106. Our


fax number is 651-733-9175. In Canada, phone: 1-800-364-3577. In Puerto Rico,


phone: 1-787-750-3000. In Mexico, phone: 52-70-04-00.



Product Use

Warranty and

Limited Remedy

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Unless stated otherwise in 3M’s product literature, packaging inserts or product packaging for individual products, 3M warrants that each 3M product meets the applicable specifications at the time 3M ships the product. Individual products may have additional or different warranties as stated on product literature, package inserts or product packages. 3M MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR

IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTYARISING OUT OFA COURSE OF DEALING, CUSTOM OR USAGE OF TRADE. User is responsible for determining whether the 3M product is fit for a particular purpose and suitable for user’s application. If the 3M product is defective within the warranty period, your exclusive remedy and 3M’s and seller’s sole obligation will be, at 3M’s option, to replace the product or refund the purchase price.

Limitation of Liability

Except where prohibited by law, 3M and seller will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from the 3M product, whether direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential, regardless of the legal theory asserted, including warranty, contract, negligence, or strict liability.

Industrial and Transportation Business

Building 21-1W-10, 900 Bush Avenue St. Paul, MN 55106

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Printed in the USA

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