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3M Collision Repair App Now for Apple, Now Available on Android Devices

3M Automotive Aftermarket Division announced that its new app for mobile devices allows body shop technicians and distributor sales staff to get all the information they need for their collision repair questions directly on their mobile devices is now available for the Android platform. It had initially been launched on the Apple platform…

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3M Files Lawsuit for Patent and Trademark Infringement

3M and 3M Innovative Properties Co. filed a lawsuit in the Western District of Wisconsin against China-based Thunder Finish Co. Ltd., alleging infringement of patent and trademark rights related to 3M’s PPS™ technology used in the automotive collision repair industry…

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3M Blue Abrasives are here!


The upgrade you’ve been waiting for.

3M Blue Abrasives are your go-to workhorse for the entire shop.

The 3M engineered ceramic mineral blend delivers best-in-class cut and life. Our anti-loading design and the available universal multi-hole pattern boost dust extraction for extending the life of the abrasive for improved productivity and a cleaner work environment.

A full line of discs and sheets is available in an array of sizes and grades for use throughout the repair process. Available in 3M™ Hookit™ and Stikit™ attachment systems — from body repair to paint prep, BLUE is all you need.

Best-in-class value leaves the competition in the dust — literally.

3M™ Hookit™ universal multi-hole pattern with alignment guide:
  • Reduces loading for improved performance
  • Improves dust extraction efficiency compared to 6 and 7 hole patterns
  • Aligns with majority of dust extraction back-up pads


Click here for 6 and 3 inch Sanding Discs

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*Please note that 5″ discs sizes, grit, and other select grits are not available.

Price Increases

Latest price increase schedule:

Brand                Date              Increase %

Norton            3/14/16                3.5%

DeVilbiss        3/15/16                3.5%

3M                    3/21/16                Varies

UPOL                4/1/16                 Varies


There’s still time to stock up before the increases!