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.
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.
Tape with ease, precision and accuracy with our most advanced masking tape. 3M Precision Poly Tape features a unique polyethylene formula that’s low profile, durable, waterproof and highly conformable. With long-lasting UV resistance, it can stay outside for a full week before risk of adhesive transfer. The pliable backing gives you control and maneuverability around curves and body lines, while indicator lines show when it's stretched too far. A clean, straight tear helps you reduce slivering and leaves a professional edge without the need for razor blades or tools.
Get quick access to 3M Collision Repair product information, process guides, video and standard operating procedures with the 3M Collision Repair Mobile App for iPhone. It’s the best of our website in the palm of your hand! The app lets users find and bookmark their favorite content, plus import tools and information of their own.
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