At 3M, the art and science of automotive collision repair is a crucial part of our longstanding connection to our customers. For decades we have crafted abrasives, adhesives and coatings to solve the latest auto body repair demands. These include our groundbreaking 3M™ Cubitron™ II and Trizact™ abrasives, 3M™ Platinum™ body fillers and our premium 3M™ Perfect-It™ compounds, polishes and pads. Our 3M™ Accuspray™ ONE spray gun, together with our 3M™ PPS™ paint preparation system, delivers new levels of efficiency in auto body paint and coating application. Every product, every solution, is backed by our expert technical team to guide you and your body shop every step of the way.
These premium tools, organizers and portable dust extractors - designed for use with 3M™ Cubitron™ II abrasives - can improve your sanding jobs and your shop cleanliness.
Explore our deep selection of collision repair power tools as well as sanding blocks, backup pads, file shoes and related equipment to bring out the full benefits of 3M abrasives.
3M delivers a full range of products and solutions for the specialized, larger-scale demands of heavy duty truck repair, with emphasis on simplicity and speed as well as strength.
To help you deliver consistent quality repairs, 3M provides clear, easy-to-follow standard operating procedures for a range of common auto body repairs. These process guides include illustrated step-by-step procedures, along with convenient checklists for the 3M automotive products and equipment required for each repair job. Choose your collision repair process guide to the right.
With 3M Net Abrasives, you don’t have to choose between speed and performance. Each is precision engineered to help you make short work of sanding while consistently outlasting the competition. Plus, they both pair effortlessly with your new or current dust extraction system — meaning no more fuss lining up hole patterns on your backup pad and making it easier than ever to leave compromise in the dust.
Introducing the 3M™ Perfect-It™ Random Orbital Polishing System — a professional-grade set of tools, pads and polishes - typically used in detailing shops, re-engineered for the collision repair industry. Unconventional, but welcomed change in process that allows you to get that show car shine, as if the car had never been touched. It's paint finishing redefined.
Developed for increased throughput and consistent finish regardless of the job, 3M™ Cubitron™ II sanding discs, sheet rolls, sanding belts and cutting and grinding discs cut 30% faster and last 2x as long vs. other premium abrasives. Featuring our Precision Shaped Grain (PSG) – essentially, sharp peaks that slice, not plow, through paint and metal – Cubitron II is designed for the most efficient cut and even wear. This allows it to run cooler and require less pressure vs. traditional abrasives. Excellent for lighter-weight metals like aluminum, and for reducing fatigue among your body repair technicians.
Get a deeper, glossier finish without the mess, the stress or the rework of compounding. Our new system features 3M™ Trizact™ abrasive discs and sheets in an extremely fine 8000 grade – the first of its kind in paint finishing. Trizact™ 8000 removes very fine defects in painted surfaces, taking the place of compounding. Follow with our specially formulated 3M™ Perfect-It™ 1-Step Finishing Material and purple 3M™ Perfect-It™ 1-Step Foam Finishing Pad, which deliver the cut of compounding with the fine finish of polishing.
3M™ RepairStack™ is a new hardware and software system designed for today’s leading body shops. Our integrated and automated solution helps ensure that all the materials you need for safe and reliable repairs are available on hand when you need them, it streamlines the blueprinting and billing process, and it gives you real-time insight into your business performance — all to help you unlock opportunities for profit.
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