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Abrasives for Collision Repair

Effective grinding, cutting, finishing and more from 3M

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The Continuing Standard in Automotive Abrasives

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  • 3M invented Wetordry™ – the first sandpaper developed specifically for automotive applications – in the early 1920s. To this day, we have led the market in abrasives for auto body repair with introductions such as our well-known Green Corps™ brand of ceramic abrasives and Roloc™ attachment for efficient cutting and grinding. Today we feature world-class brands such as Cubitron™ II, Trizact™ and Scotch-Brite™. We provide a full abrasive range, including Purple, Blue, Gold and Red abrasives to quickly match our solutions with your repair jobs. It’s all part of a complete and always expanding selection of 3M abrasive discs, abrasive sheets, cut-off wheels, belts and much more for increased efficiency at every stage of body repair.

Collision Repair Abrasive Products

  • technician holding a cubitron II sanding disc on a festool
    Abrasive Discs

    Our selection of 3M abrasive discs offers features like multi-hole patterns, multiple backing options and all of the industry’s top attachment systems.

  • cubitron clean sheet roll on a vestool vacuum sanding block
    File Sheets & Sheet Rolls

    These file sheets are built to perform in hand and machine sanding jobs, with features like multi-hole patterns and kiss-cutting for quick snap-off sizing.

  • cubitron ii belt sander grinding a spot weld
    Abrasive Belts

    Developed for tough jobs like spot weld removal, our file belt selection includes Cubitron™ II – featuring our advanced Precision-Shaped Grain (PSG) technology.

  • roloc grinding disc shaping a plastic repair
    Grinding Discs

    Featuring our Cubitron™ II Fibre Disc and including discs with quick-change Roloc™ attachment, this selection is excellent for jobs like hem flange, rust, paint and weld removal.

  • technician sanding primer with 3m flexible abrasives hand sheet
    Abrasive Sheets

    Our abrasive sheets include Wetordry™, one of the first 3M brands, along with flexible film and foam sheets, Scotch-Brite™ and our fast-cutting Trizact™ abrasive.

  • sectioning with cubitron II cut-off wheel
    Cut-Off Wheels

    Built tough for cutting and sectioning sheet metal, frames, rails, bars, clamps and rusted bolts, these cut-off wheels feature our Cubitron II™ and Green Corps™ wheels.

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  • Important Note
    There are of course many factors and variables that can affect an individual repair, so the technician and repair facility need to evaluate each specific application and repair process, including relevant vehicle, part and OEM guidelines, and determine what is appropriate for that repair.

Product Spotlight – 3M™ Cubitron™ II Abrasives

  • Cubitron II's family of PSG Abrasive Discs, Wheels, Belts

    These best-in-class abrasives feature our Precision-Shaped Grain (PSG), the most advanced abrasive technology in the collision repair industry. 3M employs microreplication technology to create uniformly-sized and precisely-shaped ceramic mineral into triangular structures. These grains are electrostatically oriented at exact intervals on the abrasive surface. The result is an abrasive that cuts 30% faster and lasts twice as long as conventional ceramic abrasives. 3M offers Cubitron II products for auto body repair jobs from cutting and grinding to finish sanding.

3M abrasive discs from red, green gold to blue, purple and cubitron

3M Abrasives: The Science of Better Body Repair

  • tech wearing a 3m dust mask instead of using festool
    Working Cleaner
    In a shop, dust is your enemy. It gets everywhere from the front office to the paint booth. It’s bad for paint, and for your bottom line. What can you do to make your shop – and everything in it – cleaner and more efficient? Learn about our Total Automotive Sanding System here.
  • video tribute to bodymen who use the best 3m abrasives
    Working Better
    What makes a great bodyman? His drive for perfection is reflected in the products he chooses, in the techniques he uses and in the finished repair work itself. 3M dedicates our longer-lasting, faster-cutting 3M™ Cubitron™ II™ abrasives to the great bodymen everywhere. Watch our tribute here.

Need More Information?

If you have additional questions about 3M abrasives, 3M™ Cubitron™ II, the Total Automotive Sanding System or anything related to collision repair, we’re happy to help. To contact us, or to view more information about 3M Collision Repair products and solutions, click to the right. We look forward to working with you!
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