Collision Repair How-Tos

Collision Repair Resources

  • Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for 3M Products are made available to users of hazardous substances. 3M allows you to access SDS information, provided that the information is copied in full with no changes unless prior agreement is obtained from 3M, and neither the copy nor the original is resold or otherwise distributed with the intention of earning a profit thereon.

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    Example Operating Guidelines for Automotive Workplace Hygiene​

    Designed to help apply the guidance of the World Health Organization (WHO), U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to a typical collision repair shop and car care setting.​


    Reception, Inspection, and Enrollment of Vehicle​​


    Repair of Vehicle​​


    Delivery of Vehicle to Car Owner after Repair

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    Integrated Invoicing

    Our two-way integrated software helps capture precise inventory usage by repair order, technician, and vehicle, and streamline blueprinting and billing for material costs you never knew were recoverable.

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  • Step-by-Step Process descriptions with pictures for maximum body shop efficiency and optimal results.

  • If you are a distributor of 3M Collision Repair products, then you may access our secure B-COM partner support website. B-COM features additional product information, ordering tools, shipping status, and other valuable distributor tools.

  • i-CAR Collision Repair Training
    I-CAR Collision Repair Training

    3M Collision Repair Solutions is a member of the I-CAR Industry Training Alliance. Credit toward I-CAR knowledge areas in certain roles as well as annual training requirements can be awarded for completing training offered by 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division.

    To Learn more about the I-CAR® Industry Training Alliance Program, contact the I-CAR Customer Care team.

  • For additional information, including important safety and warranty information, regarding 3M Automotive Aftermarket products.

  • Tight-fitting respirators must seal to the wearer’s face in order to provide expected protection. A respirator can only work when air passes through the filter. Use the following resources from 3M's Personal Safety Division to learn more about respirator fit testing.

    3M Center for Respiratory Protection

    Qualitative Fit Testing Quick Guide (PDF, 649.50 KB)

    3M Respirator Fit Kit Test Video