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  • About Bumpon protective products

    3M™ Bumpon protective products are self-adhesive rubber cushioning products used in a wide range of industries where a cushioning, spacing, sound and shock dampening, scratch protection and skid resistant solution is required.

    Bumpons are available in a variety of moulded shapes including strip, 3D tapered, hemispherical and top-hat options. Bumpon roll stock material is also available for cushioning large areas or for custom die-cut options. Visit our polyurethane rubber page for more information. A variety of height, thickness and colour options is available, as well as a choice of rubber or acrylic adhesive, for bonding to a variety of substrates including plastics, metals, glass and wood.

    Bumpon protective products are easy to use, requiring no application tools, screws or rivets, eliminating these costly operations from your manufacturing processes.

    Bumpon protective product characteristics:

    • Permanent application
    • Maintains shape and will not crack or harden
    • Excellent wear resistance
    • Excellent cushioning properties
    • Electrically conductive
    • Resists exposure to various environments such as humidity
    • Will not scratch, mark or stain surfaces
    • Excellent skid-resistance, high coefficient of friction

    Our applications include:

    • Protective feet on electronics devices
    • Corner protection strips
    • Anti-skid feet on kitchen appliances
    • Spacers within electronic devices
    • Closure impact resistance and sound dampening of drawers and doors
  • Search Bumpon protective products

    Browse through our range of Bumpon protective products below for more detailed information and product data sheets. If you would like to ask us a question about any of these products, simply click on “add to wish list” and the product details can be added to a contact form once you’re ready to get in touch. You can also send these details to yourself or a colleague. 

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    • Compression set % max - 23˚C
    • Compression Deflection 25% (kPa)
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    • Breathable
    • Conformability
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    Any data provided relates to values typically generated when measuring these materials, and is offered as a guide to material selection. However it is not guaranteed and the user is responsible for evaluating the suitability of a product for the application it is intended for. Some test methods may vary, please refer to data sheet or call for assistance.

  • Bumpons in action

    Read through our case studies to find relevant, real-life examples of the powerful problem solving capabilities of our cushioning Bumpon protective products! Browse all case studies to learn more about custom die-cut components and our tape converting capabilities.

  • Customising your materials

    Utilising the latest converting technologies, we can convert Bumpon rollstock material to create custom Bumpon protective products for convenience and easy handling. Customising your material offers a number of benefits, including cost savings and enhanced product design. Whatever your needs, we have the experience and capabilities to provide a complete solution, from design and prototyping to full production and automated assembly.

    • Die-cutting
      We use a range of die-cutting equipment to create your bespoke adhesive components...
    • Slitting
      The cutting of large rolls of material to non-standard widths and lengths...
    • Laser cutting
      Laser cutting
      For cutting small, complicated geometries or features...
    • Guillotining
      For laminating and sheeting to custom sizes...
    • Laminating
      Laminate materials fully or in selective areas, for a bespoke material construction...
    • Bespoke presentations
      Bespoke presentations
      For an efficient design that aids quick and accurate assembly...
    • X/Y axis plotter
      X/Y axis plotter
      For producing prototypes and small batch runs...
    • Rapid prototyping
      Rapid prototyping
      To test and demonstrate products in the early stages of design...
    • Clean room manufacturing
      Clean room manufacturing
      For a controlled manufacturing environment...
    • Automation solutions
      Automation solutions
      Reduce costs and enhance quality with automated pick and place equipment...
    • R&D
      Assistance in developing the most effective part in form, function and presentation...
    • Computer Aided Design
      Computer Aided Design
      For accurate and optimum component design...
    • Contract converting
      Contract converting
      We can customise your material into bespoke shapes and combine it with complimentary products...
    • Part tolerances
      Part tolerances
      View our part tolerance standard values and talk to us about your requirements
  • Learn more about Bumpons

    To learn more about Bumpon protective products and their uses, browse through our range of interesting and relevant videos, news and other media.

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    • Five tips for designing converted components
      Five tips for designing converted components

      We’ve put together some useful tips for ensuring your adhesive components are optimally designed:Tip 1 – Avoid square corners or sharp angle corners most tooling suppliers either form flat…

    • 3M™ Bumpon™ product selection guide
      3M™ Bumpon™ product selection guide

      3M™ Bumpon™ protective products reduce noise, vibration and put an end to scratches. Find detailed product information in this brochure or visit our 3M™ Bumpon™ page. 

    • 3M™ Bumpon™ protective products brochure
      3M™ Bumpon™ protective products brochure

      3M™ Bumpon™ polyurethane rubber protective products reduce noise, vibration and put an end to scratches. They cushion, provide spacing, stability and skid-resistance. All with pre-applied, pressure sensitive adhesives, that eliminate the need for screws, rivets or application equipment.

    • Rotary Laser Arrives to Parafix
      Rotary Laser Arrives to Parafix

      As one of Europe’s leading converters, Parafix is always looking for ways to improve, innovate and modernise. The latest phase of our continuous improvement saw a Rotary Laser machine join our arsenal...

    • Automated assembly capabilities
      Automated assembly capabilities

      View a range of automated assembly solutions using AccuPlace automated equipment.  

      Learn more about AccuPlace solutions here

    • Bumpon and rollstock products
      Bumpon and rollstock products

      Learn about the cushioning bumpon footpad products available from Parafix.

      Browse rollstock materials here and bumpons here.

    • Foam and rubber products
      Foam and rubber products

      Learn about our die-cut foam and rubber material capabilities in this short video.

      Browse foam and rubber materials here.