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Compounding & Polishing


Apply small amount of 3M™ Perfect-it™ III Fast Cut Plus Compound (50417) to the new panel. If using a new pad new work compound into the pad before applying to panel.

Place pad onto panel and start up rotary Polisher. Work a small area at a time. Re-apply compound when moving to a new area.

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Attach 3M™ High Gloss Polishing Pad (50488) to rotary polisher and apply 3M™ Perfect-it™ III Extra Fine Compound (80349) to the pad. Place pad onto panel and start up machine. Move across panel until high shine is achieved.

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Shake bottle and apply 3M™ Perfect-it™ Ultrafina™ SE (50383) to the vehicle, aiming to work half a square metre at a time.

Using 3M™ Perfect-it™ Ultrafina™ high gloss polishing pad (50388, start with medium pressure to remove swirls/holograms, then less pressure to achieve best possible finish.

NB. Product is designed to stay liquid in use; finally remove liquid residue using a 3M™ Perfect-it™ Ultrafina™ Ultra Soft Cloth (50486).

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