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New 3M™ Purple Finishing Film Disc Allow Users to
Level Surface Defects on Clear Coat and Greatly Reduce Pigtails
- Long-lasting disc features improved coating for extended performance -
LAS VEGAS (November 5, 2013) – Looking for an easier way to get that perfect finish on clear coat? Look no further than the new 3M™ Purple Finishing Film Discs, specially formulated with an improved coating that levels surface defects, requires less buffing and rework and reduces pigtails for a perfect finish on clear coat.
Developed by 3M automotive experts to meet paint and body professionals’ requests for an abrasive product that delivers a perfect finish on increasingly harder clear coats, the new 3M™ Purple Finishing Film Discs combine 3M’s abrasive coating technology with innovative design that greatly reduces pigtails in the sanding process.
No More Compounding….Really!
New 3M™ Perfect-It™ 1 Paint Finishing System Eliminates Need for Compounding
And Delivers One-Step, High-Gloss Finish
LAS VEGAS (November 5, 2013) – Almost any paint professional would agree, compounding is the most difficult step in the traditional paint finishing process. The time, the heavy polisher, the mess of the rubbing compound – it all adds up to a significant speed bump in the process of delivering a high-quality paint finishing job.
To remove that speed bump, 3M Automotive Aftermarket has re-invented the paint finishing process to eliminate the compounding step – thanks to an advanced paint finishing system that features 3M™ Trizact™ abrasives and 3M™ Perfect-It™ 1 Finishing Material. The new 3M Perfect-It Paint Finishing System replaces messy compounds and heavy polishers with a 3M Trizact abrasive disc and DA sander. This new process delivers one-step, high-gloss finishing on today’s automotive paints.
Cutting Edge Technology Comes to the Body Shop
New Advancement in Automotive Abrasive Technology Gives Body Technicians an Edge
In Paint Removal, Body Filler Rough Shaping and Feather Edging
LAS VEGAS (November 5, 2013) – Sandpaper is sandpaper, right? Not anymore. A new cutting-edge innovation in abrasive technology will now provide a faster cut rate and longer functional life for body shop technicians.
The 3M™ Cubitron™ II Clean Sanding Hookit™ Disc is a revolutionary advancement in automotive abrasive technology. It features 3M Precision-Shaped Grain Technology that provides faster cutting for paint removal, the early sanding stage in small or large area body repairs, body filler rough shaping and feather edging and ultimately lasts long and delivers a finer, more uniform finish.
Meet the New Generation of Spraying Innovation:
New Addition to 3M™ Accuspray™ System
Simplifies Spraying of Coatings Requiring a 1.4 mm Atomizing Head
LAS VEGAS (November 5, 2013) – The family of 3M™ Accuspray™ System HVLP spray guns is growing with a new generation of innovation – adding the new 3M™ Accuspray™ HG14 spray gun for the application of coatings requiring a 1.4 mm atomizing head.
This innovative HVLP system, which combines a replaceable atomizing head and 3M™ PPS™ technology, delivers premium performance at a fraction of the cost and effort, can provide exceptional results through excellent atomization, resulting in high transfer efficiency and a large, usable spray pattern with low overspray. It is designed to help improve productivity, reduce solvent consumption and minimize clean-up time.
The new 3M Accuspray HG14 spray gun can help:
New Application Innovation from 3M Automotive Aftermarket Offers New Technology for Texturing Panels
New Application Innovation from 3M Automotive Aftermarket Offers
New Technology for Texturing Panels
3M Body Protection System Features 3M™ Accuspray™ HGP Spray Gun and
3M™ Rocker Protector Pouch for Fast, Efficient Delivery
Of Low Viscosity Coatings to Vehicle Rocker Panels, Undercarriage
LAS VEGAS (November 5, 2013) – For automotive professionals matching textures on rocker panels, spraying these finishes has always been a challenge. And the current technology for applying these textured coatings and undercoatings means painters struggle with coating thickness, overspray, product waste and cleanup.
The new 3M Body Protection System is reinventing how repair technicians spray textured finishes found on today’s vehicles for rock protection and sound deadening. The innovative 3M Body Protection System helps painters spray low viscosity textured finishes with fine, medium, coarse and splattered patterns.
New 3M™ Perfect-It™ EX Rubbing Compound Expands Growing Family of High-Performance Automotive Aftermarket Paint Finishing Solutions
New 3M™ Perfect-It™ EX Rubbing Compound Expands Growing Family of
High-Performance Automotive Aftermarket Paint Finishing Solutions
- Product complements other new innovative 3M paint finishing products -
LAS VEGAS (November 5, 2013) – Any paint finishing expert will tell you that a great result depends on having the right tools and the right products to efficiently and quickly remove the defect, refine the scratch, compound and polish the finished repair. They’ll also offer that when it comes to the compounding stage, product sling, too-quick drying, residue and cleanup are challenges that result in increased finishing time, particularly in high-heat, high-humidity environments.
For 3M, this challenge in paint finishing led to an exceptional innovation – the new 3M™ Perfect- It™ EX Rubbing Compound, which cuts, handles and cleans up better than any rubbing compound currently available. It reduces paint finishing time and decreases clean-up time considerably.
3M Automotive Aftermarket Speeds Disassembly with 3M™ Green Corps™ File Belt
- New Process Brings Lower Cost, More Comfort for Collision Repair Body Technicians -
LAS VEGAS (November 5, 2013) – Removing spot welds from today’s high-strength steel automotive panels has just gotten easier and less expensive for body technicians, thanks to the 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division’s new 3M™ Green Corps™ File Belt and the 3M™ File Belt Tool.
The traditional method of using specialized drill bits to separate panels during disassembly is time-consuming, expensive and challenging for the technician. Spot weld removal is only getting tougher as automakers use more high-strength steel in their new cars. The 3M Green Corps File Belt is an ideal alternative to drilling, with a long-lasting abrasive surface designed for spot weld removal as well as grinding in other tight areas.
NEW VISION ENGRAVING AND ROUTING SYSTEMS PRESENTS THEIR 1624R ENGRAVER/ROUTER AT THE 2013 SEMA Show
PHOENIX, AZ, NOVEMBER 5-8, 2013 -- The NEW 1624R CNC Router/ Engraver allows production shops to maximize work space with huge capabilities! Tracing it's lineage from our very popular 25 series and 16 series systems, we have built a CNC machine with the field proven durability and quality you can only find in an American made Vision CNC Router! Featuring our state-of-the-art Vision Series 4 Controller and our graphically advanced Vision software, this machine is perfect for a wide variety of applications including milling, drilling, contouring, routing and more!
The 1624R CNC Router:
• 16" x 24" aluminum T-slot table to accommodate various work-holding fixtures
• NEW! Red Laser Pointer for easy job set-up
• Includes NEW Series 4 Controller w/ Hand-held pendant
• A limited 2-year warranty
• Proudly Made in the USA
SmartLogic® Countertop Display Assists Retailers and Auto Dealers Demonstrate New Tablet/DVD Headrest System.
Corona, CA - (October 25, 2013) – Vizualogic announced today a new working countertop display designed to help retailers and auto dealers demonstrate the new (Wi-Fi enabled) SmartLogic Tablet/DVD Headrest System.
The countertop display visibly demonstrates the myriad of media options that are available on the system including Netflix movies (with Netflix account), FaceBook, YouTube, email and popular phone apps including Angry Birds.
“The SmartLogic System has been called the “Do Everything Media Center” because it has a DVD player and a portable TouchScreen tablet that can be removed out of the headrest docking station and used anywhere,” said Walt Detlefsen, Vizualogic director of sales. “Plus folks love our PerfectMatch Headrests that match the OEM color, finish and stitching of the original headrest.”
For more information on the SmartLogic Display, contact Vizualogic customer service at 1-800 624-7960 or www.vizualogic.com .
Corona, CA - (October 25, 2013) – Vizualogic announced today a new Universal Headrest System featuring a removable Android tablet. It comes complete with two (each) of the following:
• Universal Headrests (choice of 3 colors: gray, black or tan)
• Removable Android (Wi-Fi-enabled)Tablets (7.0 Touch Screen Display)
• IR Wireless Headphones
• Wired Ear Buds
The adjustable headrest posts are manufactured to fit most domestics/imports. “Tablet devices are becoming very popular and this universal kit is the right product for the entry level buyer,” said Walt Detlefsen, Vizualogic National Sales Manager.
The removable SmartLogic (Wi-Fi-enabled) Android Tablet enables kids and adults to capitalize on the myriad of media options that are available on any Smartphone or computer including Netflix movies, FaceBook, YouTube, email and popular phone apps including Angry Birds. The SmartLogic Android tablet is equipped with the following features:
• 7” Touch Screen Display