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Application Profile

Market: Handheld Devices

Application Description: Cushioning, Protecting or Decorative Bumpers for Flip-type Mobile Phones.


Protective Products

Application Method

Easily applied by long term durable PSA. Supplied in easy to apply sheet format.

Key Application Requirements

Shape, size and color matches with phone total design. Strong and long term durable adhesion to the body.

Benefits/Advantages To Customer

Custom designed molded Bumpon products: Provide perfect match to the design of the phone.

Sound damping: Urethane molded Bumpon products provide sound damping and cushioning when closing the flip phone.

Adhesive strength: Variety of pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSA) selection provide secure, strong bond to the body of the cell phone.



Protective Products

3M Industrial Business

Product Information

Material: Pigmented or clear polyurethane.

Color: Colors may be matched to almost every color. Translucent colors are also available.

Surface finish: Gloss or matt.

Adhesives: Acrylic or rubber based PSA.

3MBumponProtective Products are also available in sheet form as custom die-cut shapes and sizes for low-applications. A converter will die-cut sheets of 3M Bumpon Protective Product into the specified ashape and size. The die-cut parts are shipped to the OEM plant for application during the assembly process.

Industry Trend

Appearance and personalization are becoming more important to consumers. 3M Bumpon Protective Products can be used to help differentiate cell phones from another manufacturer’s design.

Related Applications

Feet for battery charger.

Key Decision Makers

Product Designers and Design Engineers

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, 3M Center, Building 220-8E-04,


St. Paul, MN 55144-1000. 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.

Important Notice

3M MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. All statements, technical information and recommendations contained in this document are based upon tests we believe to be reliable. However, many factors beyond the control of 3M can affect the use and performance of 3M products in a particular application, including the conditions under which the product is used and the time and environmental conditions in which the product is expected to perform. Since these factors are uniquely within the user’s knowledge and control, it is essential that the user evaluate the 3M product to determine whether this product is fit for a particular purpose and suitable for the user’s application.

Limitation of Remedies

and Liability

Industrial Business

3M Center, Building 220-8E-04

St. Paul, MN 55144-1000

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 any loss or damages, whether direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential, regardless of the legal theory asserted, including, but not limited to, contract, negligence, warranty, or strict liability.

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