3M produces the most comprehensive family of premium products on the market today. Whether you are trying to level or remove welds, fill a gap and return those smooth lines to a car, or prep it for it paint - 3M has a solution. From fillers and glazes, to abrasives and tools, 3M products are designed to maximize productivity, reduce waste and increase profit.
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3M has the products and repair processes for you. See below for our Standard Operating Procedures.
Once you get a damaged vehicle into the body shop, the first step to take is removal of the trim parts and any parts that prevent easy access to the whole repair area.
Welding and Spark Protection
Steel Part Replacement
Panel Bonding Excluding Door Skin
Weld Bonding Excluding Door Skin
Aluminum Rivet Bonding
Door Skin Removal
Door Skin Replacement
Express Damage Repair
Small Damage Repair
Large Damage Repair
3M offers a variety of Adhesives, Seam Sealers & Coating Solutions for your refinish requirements - in combination with a variety of applicators, this assures that various finishes can be achieved to match OEM appearance.
Sealer Coating Removal
General Seam Sealer Application Direct to Metal
General Seam Sealer Application Non-Direct to Metal
Corrosion Protection Undercoating
Pre-Made LASD Replacement Off Body
LASD Replacement On Body
Preparing and Applying Seam Sealer to Roof Ditch
Jeep® Hardtop Texture Repair
Whether your bumper is cracked at an edge or punched right through, 3M can offer you the right method to repair instead of having to replace the part. Repairing means there is no waiting time and no need for costly purchase of replacement parts. Instead, you can invoice for valuable work time, saving money for you and your customer.
Plastic Tab Repair
Cosmetic Flexible Bumper Repair
Flexible Patch Non-Structural Bumper Repair
Two Sided Bumper Repair
Please use the following link to access 3M's SDS Search in the United States.
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 1-888-364-3577 or 1-651-737-6501 for more information.
SDS Search in the United States