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The exact abrasive for every stage of paint finishing
Get a more consistent, faster cut with 3M™ Trizact™ abrasive discs and sheets – now in a brand-new 8000 grade. 3M™ Trizact™ Abrasives feature 3M microreplication technology for precise, uniform abrasive surfaces, making it ideal for refined finishing work in the body shop. When it's used in place of conventional body repair abrasives across a total paint finishing job, you’ll immediately notice finer, glossier results. Trizact™ Abrasives can speed up and even take out time-consuming steps in paint finishing, from defect removal to scratch refinement to scratch elimination. For the finest in paint finishing, use 3M™ Trizact™ Abrasives as part of a full paint finishing system featuring 3M™ Perfect-It™ compounds and machine polishes.
3M™ Trizact™ Abrasives have always provided faster, more effective results in the paint finishing process. Now we offer 3M™ Trizact™ in an 8000 grade, an incredibly fine grade that’s available to paint repair professionals for the first time ever. Trizact™ 8000 produces a unique conformed scratch pattern, and the abrasive is so fine it easily performs the work of compounding – refining and removing micro scratches to prep the paint surface for a deep rich finish. Use Trizact™ 8000 as part of the 3M™ Perfect-It™ 1-Step Paint Finishing System to eliminate compounding from your paint finishing process altogether. Achieve finer, glossier finishes with less hassle, less rework, a quicker, cleaner process and improved business efficiency.
Our selection of 3M™ Trizact™ Abrasive Discs includes grades from P1500 to 8000. Choose Trizact™ discs for the full range of paint finishing jobs: leveling dust nibs, clear coat spot repairs, orange peel texture matching, scuff sanding blend panels, and removing fine grade sand scratches prior to paint blending, compounding, polishing or swirl removal. You can even use our new Trizact™ 8000 in place of compounding. 3M™ Trizact™ Abrasive Discs feature foam or film backing, so you can apply just the right touch at every stage.
The benefits of microreplicated abrasive are also available in an abrasive sheet. Choose 3M™ Trizact™ Abrasive Sheets for hand sanding where buffers won’t reach. These sanding sheets are excellent for creating uniform, consistent finishes on individual parts or in conjunction with 3M™ Trizact™ Abrasive Discs across entire panels or vehicles. Conformable foam-backed sheets are ideal for removing fine sand scratches up to P2500 prior to polishing.
No matter what the challenge in finishing work – more consistent results, lower material costs, faster production – our selection of 3M™ Trizact™ abrasive sheets, discs, belts and wheels can refine your entire operation.
3M™ Trizact™ Abrasives for collision repair feature 3M microreplication technology: precisely-shaped, three-dimensional mineral structures distributed uniformly over the abrasive backing. This evenly-spaced configuration results in truly consistent, refined finishes, panel after panel, that you won’t get from any non-microreplicated abrasive.
Starts Sharp, Stays Sharp Longer
Conventional abrasives start out sharp. But as degraded mineral grains break off during use, the cut rate decreases rapidly. The mineral structures on 3M™ Trizact™ Abrasives wear differently, exposing more sharp mineral and keeping the abrasive effective for longer periods. This results in a faster, more consistent cut and longer abrasive life.
Watch this short video for some quick tips on paint finishing with 3M™ Trizact™ 3000- and 5000-grit abrasives. Our 3M technical expert delivers clear and practical information on compounding and polishing, including helpful best practices for efficient scratch refinement, tool settings and usage, damp sanding, disc change-outs, panel cleaning and more.
If you have additional questions about 3M adhesives, 3M seam sealers, 3M coatings or anything related to collision repair, we’re happy to help. To contact us, or to view more information about 3M Collision Repair products and solutions, click to the right. We look forward to working with you!