3M Super 77 Multipurpose Spray Adhesive

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[3M] A registered trademark for a spray adhesive. 3M™ Super 77™ Multipurpose Spray Adhesive is a versatile adhesive that can be used to bond a range of lightweight materials. The adhesive offers a fast, aggressive tack with a quick bond (15-30 seconds). Bonds paper, cardboard, fabric, insulation, plastic, metal, wood, etc. The spray can be applied directly to the surfaces and materials where needed. [1]

Synonyms and Related Terms

Spray adhesive; multipurpose spray adhesive; aerosol adhesive



Personal Risks

Do not inhale: may cause drowsiness or dizziness; may displace oxygen and cause rapid suffocation; causes damage to cardiovascular system.


Collection Risks

  • Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
  • Avoid heat.
  • 51% VOC

Links to Oddy Test results posted on AIC Wiki Materials Database Pages for individual materials below:

° 3M Super 77 Multipurpose Spray Adhesive tested in 2020.

° Super 77 multipurpose spray adhesive tested in 2017.

° 3M Super 77 tested in 2012.

° Super 77-N spray adhesive tested in 1992.

Environmental Risks

Extremely flammable aerosol. Contains gas under pressure; may explode if heated.

Physical and Chemical Properties

Physical and Chemical properties (from SDS):

Physical state Liquid
Color Colorless
Specific physical form Aerosol
Odor Fruity
Density 0.726 g/mL
Solubility in water Nil

Composition/information on ingredients (from SDS):

Ingredient CAS No. % by Wt
Acetone 67-64-1 20-30 trade secret
Non-volatile components trade secret 20-30 trade secret
Propane 74-98-6 15-20 trade secret
Cyclohexane 110-82-7 10-20 trade secret
Petroleum distillate 64742-49-0 10-20 trade secret
Hexane 110-54-3 <0.5 trade secret

Working Properties

All information gathered from 3M Spray Adhesives Brochure:

  • Mist spray pattern
  • Initially repositionable
  • Quick hold, low soak-in
  • 3M claims it works with the following substrates: paper, cardboard, fabric, felt, fiberglass, and cork
  • Heat resistant up to 150°F

Exhibit Construction Reviews/Tips/Case Studies

Aerosol is NOT available in CA and some other states; CANNOT be shipped via air.

3M Super 77 Multipurpose Spray Adhesive Product Video

Hardware Specialist Video

Forms and Sizes

  • Aerosol: 6, 13.44, and 16.75oz
  • Cylinder: large (29.3 lbs)
  • Bulk: 5 gal pail, open head steel drum (55 gal)

Resources and Citations

  • Kaela Nurmi, contributed information, MWG group, 2020.

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