New 3M™ Purple Finishing Film Disc Allow Users to


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.

The 3M™ Purple Finishing Film Discs are available in 3 inch, 5 inch and 6 inch discs, in 600, 800, 1000, 1200 and 1500 grit. The 6 inch disc also is available in a dust free version.

“We continually work with shop owners and automotive professionals to understand how changing car design and technology and repair processes are impacting the ways they do their jobs,” said Randy Ralston, Marketing Manager, Abrasives, 3M Automotive Aftermarket. “They told us they needed a longer-lasting abrasive disc that produces fewer pigtails and delivers the same easy to polish finish. So we created the new 3M™ Purple Finishing Film Discs to meet their needs.”

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