The revolutionary 3M™ Perfect-It™ Denibbing System uses pinpoint microsanding for fast, convenient paint finishing repairs that consistently match OEM finishes. Technicians can reduce repair areas to the size of a quarter, versus sanding and polishing entire painted panels. The system includes a handheld cordless mini-sander and polisher, abrasive stems, liquid polishes, pads and cloths.
Using Microsanding, Small Area Repair for Big Results
Our 3M™ Perfect-It™ Denibbing System is a revolutionary way to remove dirt defects in auto body paint surfaces. With its lightweight, cordless, handheld 3M™ Perfect-It™ Denibbing Tool and abrasive stems, the system uses micro-sanding to eliminate the time and expense of sanding and polishing entire freshly-painted panels even for small repairs. Instead, you precisely remove individual dirt nibs and re-polish the surface. Each repair area is no larger than a U.S. quarter. This small area repair technique also significantly reduces water mess and compound slush, saving cleanup time.
With a built-in battery life indicator, the mini-sander fully recharges in its docking base (also included) within 30 minutes.
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Abrasive Stems Minimize Flat Spots
Our Trizact™ abrasive stems in 1000 and 1500 grits snap quickly into the mini-sander for removing nibs and refining sand scratches. The system allows technicians to sand away dirt nibs without sanding the clear coat texture flat — making it fast and easy to create smooth, high gloss finishes that match OEM.
Micro-Polishing in a Single Step
The 3M™ Perfect-It™ Denibbing System also includes a handheld dual-action, air-powered polisher, along with Perfect-it™ Denibbing Polish and 3M Perfect-it™ Ultrafine Machine Polish. You can bring denibbed vehicle surfaces to a high polish with 1-step buffing on most paint systems. Together with the included Ultrafine Foam Polishing Pad, this system ensures virtually no sling, no sticking and no smearing.
About Our Trizact™ Abrasives
The cordless Perfect-it™ Denibbing Tool uses Trizact™ abrasive stems for consistent, pinpoint sanding of dirt nibs and very small repair areas. Unlike conventional abrasives, 3M™ Trizact™ products start sharp and stay sharp, resulting in more predictable finishes and improved, consistent quality. Trizact™ products last longer than conventional abrasives and provide precise finish control such that operators can reduce grade sequences, requiring fewer process steps and fewer abrasive products. Three-dimensional structures uniformly distributed over the entire abrasive surface enable consistent performance without product-to-product variation.
The Science of Better Paint Finishing from 3M
With its cordless micro-sanding and micro-polishing tools, advanced abrasives, pads, cloths and liquid polishes, our Perfect-It™ Denibbing System brings small area repair to your auto body operation. It's another way that 3M uses solid science to change the way collision repair technicians prepare painted surfaces, and to revolutionize paint shop productivity.
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Learn more about 3M Automotive Aftermarket products
- 3M™ Perfect-It™ Denibbing Tool
- 3M™ Perfect-It™ Denibbing Tool Charger
- 3M™ Perfect-It™ Denibbing Abrasive (1000 Grade)
- 3M™ Perfect-It™ Denibbing Abrasive (1500 Grade)
- 3M™ Perfect-It™ Denibbing Polish
- 3M™ Perfect-It™ Detailing Cloth
- 3M™ Perfect-It™ Ultrafine Foam Polishing Pad
- 3M™ Perfect-It™ Ultrafine Machine Polish
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