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Application Profile

Market: Furniture and Woodworking

Account Type: Cabinet Assembly

Application Description

3MLaminating Adhesive 468MP which utilizes 3M High-performance 200MP Acrylic Adhesive is ideal for bonding wood veneer when building and refinishing cabinets.

Application Method

A combination of metal and rubber rollers with moderate pressure is recommended for initial lamination of the adhesive to “backed” veneer. Veneer is backed to provide stability and minimize checking and splintering of the veneer.

Key Application Requirements

Adhesive has to have excellent shear holding and bond strength to most substrates.

Product Replaced

Contact cement.

Benefits/Advantages To Customer

High-performance: For exceptional environmental resistance and enhanced bond strength.

High cohesive strength: Resists edge lifting and slippage.

Moisture-stable liner: Resists curling or wrinkling in high humidity.

Fast and easy to use: The aggressive, pressure-sensitive adhesive is easy to use.

Initially repositionable: Allows for placement, then builds to a significantly higher bond strength with time.



Acrylic Adhesive 200MP


3MLaminating Adhesive 468MP


North America


Bonding Wood Veneer


2434 – Wood Kitchen Cabinets

3M Bonding

Systems Division


3MLaminating Adhesive 468MP is laminated to “backed” veneers using standard laminating equipment. The liner is then removed and the veneer is applied using a hard edged “scraper” tool. The scraper tool allows the veneer to be applied with more contact pressure than can be achieved with a roller.

Related Products

3MLaminating Adhesive 9668MP with 5 mil. 3M High-performance Acrylic Adhesive. Ideal for application requiring heavier lay flat liner.

Key Decision Makers

Design Engineers

Production and Quality Managers

For Additional Information

To request additional product information or to arrange for sales assistance, call 1-800-328-1681.

Address correspondence to: 3M Bonding Systems Division, 3M Center, Building 220-7E-01, St. Paul,



MN 55144-1000. Our fax number is 651-258-7511. In Canada, phone: 1-519-451-2500.


In Puerto Rico, phone: 1-809-750-3000. In Mexico, phone: 52-5-270-2289. Fax-on-Demand:


1-800-223-7427, 1-415-596-4402 outside U.S. and Canada.


3M website: E-mail:

Important Notice

Limitation of Remedies

and Liability

3M MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. User is responsible for determining whether the 3M product is fit for a particular purpose and suitable for user’s method of application. Please remember that many factors can affect the use and performance of a 3M Bonding Systems Division product in a particular application. The materials to be bonded with the product, the surface preparation of those materials, the product selected for use, the conditions in which the product is used, and the time and environmental conditions in which the product is expected to perform are among the many factors that can affect the use and performance of a 3M product. Given the variety of factors that can affect the use and performance of a 3M product, some of which are uniquely within the user’s knowledge and control, it is essential that the user evaluate the 3M product to determine whether it is fit for a particular purpose and suitable for the user’s method of application.

If the 3M product is proved to be defective, THE EXCLUSIVE REMEDY, AT 3M’S OPTION, SHALL BE TO REFUND THE PURCHASE PRICE OF OR TO REPAIR OR REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE 3M PRODUCT. 3M shall not otherwise be liable for loss or damages, whether direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential, regardless of the legal theory asserted, including negligence, warranty, or strict liability.

Bonding Systems Division

Printed in USA

3M Center, Building 220-7E-01


St. Paul, MN 55144-1000

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