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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!

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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!