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The 3M Perfect It Paint Finishing System

3M™ Perfect-It™ Paint Finishing System

The 3M™ Perfect-It™ Paint Finishing System welcomes another top-performing member with the introduction of Perfect-It EX Rubbing Compound.

Perfect-It™ EX Rubbing Compound is available in three sizes: gallons, quarts, and two-ounce packets.

Perfect-It EX Rubbing Compound combines innovative chemical ingredients with our high-performance liquid-mineral technology to create a rubbing compound that cuts, handles and cleans up better than any product in this category. We’re delivering this technology to improve the user's experience with our top-tier rubbing compound.

3M™ Perfect-It™ EX Rubbing Compound gives technicians who want to deliver vehicles with a high-gloss finish the best price-for-performance value of any paint finishing product — in all paint application markets, including collision repair and restoration.

EX...what does that mean?
  • EX = EXtra Cutting.
  • EX = EXtra Easy Handling.
  • EX = Improved Performance in EXtreme Conditions.
  • EX = EXtra Easy Clean Up.
  • EX = EXcellence.

Perfect-It Introduces Six-Inch Pads

The Perfect-It line of wool and foam pads now include six-inch double sided pads with Quick Connect attachment.

The new size makes working around curves and on specialty panels like bumpers easier. The 3M Quick Connect attachment, makes it easy to switch pads without the hassle of centering.

Trizact™ Abrasives

The Perfect-It™ Paint Finishing System also features Trizact™ abrasives along with compound and polish formulations that are unique to 3M.

Together they provide increased shop productivity while helping you deliver the best-looking vehicle possible.

The Perfect-It system:
  • Produces better overall finishes with deeper color and gloss
  • Greatly reduce or eliminate compound in many applications
  • Eliminate the need for wool pads leading to cleaner jobs
  • Trizact™ technology ensures consistent, long lasting abrasives performance.


Full Panel Repair Process
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Small Area Repair Process
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