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Designing with 3M™ Tapes and Adhesives

Course Overview

This presentation is an introduction to 3M™ Brand Tapes and Adhesives. It is intended for Ansys users who are interested to simulate adhesive performance in their design programs. This presentation will cover the benefits of adhesive bonding, some background on the science of adhesion, and best practices for designing strong adhesive joints. In addition, we will explain how to load 3M material data cards into Ansys and best practices to build a model which will most accurately represent the adhesive performance.


Teaching Method

Lectures and computer practical sessions to validate acquired knowledge.

Learning Outcome

Following successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the basics of adhesion science and the benefit of adhesive bonding.
  • Learn how to implement 3M tapes and adhesive MDCs in Ansys.

 Available Dates

Currently, no training dates available

Learning Options

Training materials for this course are available with a Ansys Learning Hub Subscription. If there is no active public schedule available, private training can be arranged. Please contact us.

Self-paced Learning 

Complete a class on your own schedule at your own pace. Scope is equivalent to Instructor led classes. Includes video lecture, workshops and input files. All our Self-Paced video courses are only available with an Ansys Learning Hub subscription.


This is a self-paced training course only, covering self-paced videos and workshops.