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Compounding & Polishing

Printable Polishing Process Board

Compound

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.

Printable Polishing Process Board

 
Printable Polishing Process Board

Polish

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.

Printable Polishing Process Board

 
Printable Polishing Process Board

Finish

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).

Printable Polishing Process Board

 

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