Paint Preparation, Application & Finish

Paint Preparation, Application & Finish
Paint Preparation, Application & Finish

About 3M Paint Preparation, Application & Finish

  • Paint application requires the best tools available. The 3M™ Accuspray™ ONE spray gun and 3M™ PPS™ Paint Preparation System come together to create a versatile, streamlined process.

    Perfect paint jobs require quite a bit of preparation. 3M offers an extensive variety of tools to help ensure your vehicles are optimally prepped.
    A great paint job deserves the perfect finish. 3M’s paint finishing and detailing products produce that like-new shine your customers expect, while helping to increase your productivity and the quality of your repairs.

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Paint Preparation, Application & Finish Standard Operating Procedures

  • 3M has the products and repair processes for you. See below for our Standard Operating Procedures.

  • Feather Prime Block Waterborne

    Abrasives and masking from 3M provide the perfect basis for best painting results. The right abrasives play a key role for a perfect result in vehicle refinishing.

    Topics include:
    General Masking
    Jam Masking
    Mask Opening
    Primer Masking
    Refinish Bumper Prep
    New Primed Bumper Prep
    E-Coat Panel Prep
    Feather Prime Block
    Feather Prime Block Waterborne
    Blend Panel Sanding Process

  • Base Coat Denibbing

    Including innovations such as the PPS™ Paint Preparation System and, more recently, the Accuspray™ System, 3M has a wide range of solutions for spraying primer or paint.

    Topics include:
    Paint Preparation System
    Base Coat Denibbing
    PPS™ Color Match Film

  • Paint Finish Denibbing Process

    Whether you have to remove surface defects or just want to achieve the perfect finish - our easy-to-follow color-coded compounding process guides you in a few steps to a fantastic result.

    Topics include:
    Paint Finish Denibbing Process
    Paint Finish Small Area Process
    No Compound Paint Finish Small Area Process
    Paint Finish Full Panel Process
    No Compound Paint Finish Full Finish Process:
    Headlight Lens Restoration Process
    Vehicle Clean Up Process

  • Legal Notice Regarding SDSs

    Safety Data Sheets (SDS) on this web site may not meet the requirements set forth by your country's legislation. To obtain a copy of the SDS in the format required by your country's legislation, please contact your local 3M subsidiary or call 2806 6111 for more information. SDS Search in the United States