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    • Our highest-performing foam compounding pads
    • Works with 3M™ Hookit™ and Quick Connect attachment systems for easy change-outs
    • Diameters as small as 3” for accuracy in tight spaces or small areas
    • Foam construction holds polish, prevents slinging for faster, cleaner results
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    Attribute Name
    Value
    Applications
    Cured Paint, Fresh Paint Finishes, Hardest Paint Finishes, Medium Paint Finishes, Paint Finishing & Detailing, Sand Scratch Removal, Scratch Removal, Swirlmark Removal
    Attachment Type
    Hookit™, Quick Connect
    Brand
    Perfect-it™
    Case Quantity
    6 Bags per Case
    Color
    Purple, White
    Diameter
    3 Inch, 6 Inch, 8 Inch
    Diameter (Metric)
    15.2 Centimeter, 20.3 Centimeter, 76.2 mm
    Material
    Foam
    Max RPM
    11000
    Number per Inner
    1 per bag, 2 per bag
    Product Form
    Buffing Pad
    Shape
    Round
    Sided
    Double, Single
    Type
    Compounding
    Details
    • Our highest-performing foam compounding pads
    • Works with 3M™ Hookit™ and Quick Connect attachment systems for easy change-outs
    • Diameters as small as 3” for accuracy in tight spaces or small areas
    • Foam construction holds polish, prevents slinging for faster, cleaner results
    • Part of the 3M™ Perfect-It™ Paint Finishing System for showroom grade finishes

    Our 3M™ Perfect-It™ Foam Compounding Pads are our highest-performing foam compounding pads for refining sand scratches, slow-speed polishing, denibbing and more. Foam face pattern provides more surface contact, holds compound better and reduces slinging. Doubled-sided pads work with 3M™ Quick Connect Adaptors on rotary polishers; double-side pads work with our Hookit™ system for easy change-outs.

    3M™ Perfect-It™ Foam Compounding Pad
    For the highest performance at every step during auto body compounding, our 3M™ Perfect-It™ Foam Compounding Pads combine features that save time and improve results — for each job, and in your auto body operation. Pad face patterns are designed into the foam to hold more compound and limit slinging, as well as provide more contact with the surface for maximum efficiency. Double- and single-sided constructions work with our Quick Connect and Hookit™ attachment systems to save time and preserve pad life. Choose a 3-, 6- or 8-inch diameter pad for a variety of specific applications including working with cured, hard or medium finish paint, denibbing, scratch removal and refining P1200 or finer sand scratches even in confined spaces.

    Another Perfect-It™ Top Performer
    We developed these foam pads as part of our 3M™ Perfect-It™ Paint Finishing System (PDF, 303 Kb) to keep pace with evolving paint and clear coat technologies. Foam pads are generally less aggressive and produce a finer finish than wool pads, ideal for the critical compounding stages of paint refinishing. They can normally operate at higher RPMs, relying on a combination of cutting and heat buildup to slightly melt the surface coating and remove fine scratches and swirl marks. 3M™ Perfect-It™ Foam Compounding Pads are best used in conjunction with Perfect-It™ Rubbing Compound and are quickly attached to rotary and random orbital tools.

    Our Quick Connect Double-Sided Pads
    Our double-sided 3M™ Perfect-It™ Foam Compounding Pads feature a center plate for added durability, and work with our Quick Connect polisher adaptor. The metal adapter has 5/8-inch threads, making it easy for operators to quickly lock and center our compounding pads to a large range of standard rotary polishers. They can detach them just as quickly, which makes changing pads easy and fast and saves time during the stages of our Perfect-It™ Paint Finishing System.

    Foam pads are generally less aggressive and produce a finer finish than wool pads, ideal for the critical compounding stages of paint refinishing.
    3M™ Perfect-It™ Foam Buffing Pad, Single Sided, 3 inch, 05725
    Single-Sided Foam Pads and Our Hookit™ Attachment System
    Our 3M™ Hookit™ hook-and-loop feature makes attachment, removal, and re-attachment of single-sided 3M™ Perfect-It™ Foam Compounding Pads clean, easy and very fast for maximized shop time. Hookit™ pads have J-shaped hooks of the type most commonly used in everyday hook-and-loop applications. Hookit™ disc back-up pads grip the brushed nylon loop backings of 3M™ Perfect-It™ Foam Compounding Pads and keep them firmly attached even during aggressive use. Yet the pads also remove very quickly, saving time during multi-step compounding jobs.

    Part of a Scientifically Developed System from 3M
    3M™ Perfect-It™ Foam Compounding Pads are the highest-performing double- and single-sided foam compounding pads we offer. They are an integral part of our 3M™ Perfect-it™ Paint Finishing System — developed for when the finest finish is required for every level of clear coat and paint repair. Our system uses a progressive series of abrasives, buffing and compounding pads, and proprietary polishes across four stages of repair to produce show-room grade finishes with deep color and rich gloss.

    Customer Reviews
    3M™ Perfect-It™ Foam Compounding Pad is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from so far the best pad out there since it came out I have been using this product constantly
    Date published: 2017-08-31
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