ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Time is money in the automotive collision repair industry, and the new
3M™ Trizact™ 5000 Sanding Discs and Hand Sheets from 3M Automotive
Aftermarket can help reduce the amount of labor devoted to paint
finishing. The 3M Trizact 5000 Sanding Discs and Hand Sheets are an
innovation that will change the process for paint repair, giving
painters better results and helping shops improve cycle time and
Available in 3-, 5- and 6-inch sizes, the 5000-grit damp-sanding disc
leaves a sanding pattern so refined that the paint is reflective. It is
possible to skip the step of compounding altogether in many cases. The
ultra-fine finishing discs are manufactured with silicon carbide
minerals embedded in a cured resin medium on a polyurethane foam backing
designed for damp use.
For the automotive enthusiasts or shops who prefer hand sanding, 3M
Trizact P3000 and 5000 grade is now available in hand sheets sized 2 ¾ x
5 ½ inch.
The 3M Trizact 5000 is engineered to be used in body shops on fresh
paint and can be used to match texture without leveling. Older paint can
be improved by using 3M Trizact 5000 discs to eliminate swirls,
scratches and oxidation. Because the disc surface is so fine, it
eliminates the need for a wool buffing pad.
Detailers are the final link in the repair chain, and their work is most
visible to the car’s owner. The 3M Trizact 5000 disc leaves the paint
glossy and reflective, making the final step of buffing the car much
easier and faster. The finisher spends less time compounding and the new
3M Trizact 5000 disc allows the use of a random orbital sander, which
weighs significantly less than a traditional buffer.
“We work closely with painters and technicians to develop innovative new
product solutions that help them do their jobs better and faster,” said
Randy Ralston, marketing manager, 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division.
“The new 3M Trizact 5000 reinvents the painting process to greatly
reduce or eliminate time-consuming steps and allows them to deliver a
better paint restoration for the customer.”
The 3M Trizact 5000 Sanding Discs and Hand Sheets are available
throughout the United States. Contact 1-877-MMM-CARS or your local 3M
Distributor or 3M Sales Representative for more information or visit our
website at www.3MCollision.com.
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