3M Perfect-It EX AC Rubbing Compound (36060)

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Product Description

The 3M Perfect-It EX AC Rubbing Compound is the best-performing 3M rubbing compound for removing P1200+ sand scratches and surface defects before polishing, even on the latest clear coats. It is formulated to perform in all conditions, including high heat and humidity, without sticking to panels or leaving film residue. It delivers a longer working time, yet still reduces sling for easier cleanup.

Longer Working Time, Easier Cleanup Even in Extreme Conditions

As part of a complete system for creating showroom-grade finishes, the 3M Perfect-It EX AC Rubbing Compound is the ideal compound for the critical pre-polishing stage in collision repair. This fast-cutting, fine-finishing compound removes fine grade (P1200 or finer) sand scratches and small surface defects on automotive painted surfaces. The compound works especially well on newer, harder-to-buff clear coat systems. It is formulated for longer work times, even in extreme conditions – especially important in places where heat and humidity are common inside or outside of the shop. The rubbing compound won’t become sticky during use or leave a powder or film residue that can cause rework. Yet it holds on the compounding pad, reducing the mess, waste and cleanup time associated with sling. Quite simply, the 3M Perfect-It EX AC Rubbing Compound is the highest-performing rubbing compound 3M has introduced for better efficiency and lower process times, both during use and through creating defect-free surfaces prior to polishing.

An Excellent Finish, Fast

At the heart of this specially formulated polish is aluminum oxide, the same mineral used in many of the top-performing abrasive discs and sheets. In fact, fine grade aluminum oxide abrasive discs are part of the Scratch Refinement stage of the Perfect-It Paint Finishing System, which includes the 3M Perfect-It EX AC Rubbing Compound. This rubbing compound cuts quickly and uniformly to remove fine sand scratches and surface defects.

Part of the 3M Perfect-It Paint Finishing System

3M Perfect-It EX AC Rubbing Compound is integral to the 3M Perfect-it Paint Finishing System. Developed to keep pace with evolving paint and clear coat technologies, the Perfect-it Paint Finishing System is ideal when the finest finish is required for every level of clear coat and paint repair. This system uses a progressive series of abrasives, buffing and compounding pads, and specially formulated compounds and polishes across four stages of repair to produce showroom grade finishes with deep color and rich gloss. 3M Perfect-It EX Rubbing Compound is crucial for the Perfect-it Paint Finishing System, after scratch refinement and prior to polishing. To reduce compounding time, we recommend refining scratches with 3M Trizact 3000 and 3M Trizact 5000 grit abrasive discs. Compound between 1200 and 2000 RPM using a 3M Perfect-It Foam Compounding Pad, PN 05706.

The 3M Perfect-It Brand: 3M’s Highest-Quality Solution for Finishing Coated Surfaces

The Perfect-It brand represents a complete range of solutions designed for busy shops to achieve perfect defect-free finishes, every time, in as little time as possible. Perfect-It brand products have been developed according to a step-by-step system – there’s no need to create your own processes to get the best finish. Premium product performance means shorter process times at every step. You use less material, and you have less material to clean up. In all, the Perfect-It brand products let you complete more jobs in the same amount of time. You get better throughput, the finest and most consistent finishes, and increased customer satisfaction with every job.

Features & Benefits

  • 3M’s best-performing rubbing compound for removing P1200 or finer sand scratches.
  • Formulated for a broad range of user conditions without sticking or leaving residual film.
  • Works especially well on many newer, harder to buff clear coats.
  • Smooth-handling compound reduces powdering and leaves a refined finish on all auto paint surfaces.
  • Holds better on compounding pads for reduced sling, mess and cleanup time.
  • Part of the 3M Perfect-It Paint Finishing System for showroom grade finishes.
Country of Origin: United States.

 

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3M Perfect-It EX AC Rubbing Compound (36060)
  • Country of Origin: United States
Note: Specifications are those given by manufacturers and are not tested for accuracy.

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36060 Standard sizes

ITEM SIZEITEM # ITEMS PER CASE QUANTITY ORDERING PRICE PER ITEM PRICE PER CASE

1 qt. (32 fl. oz.)

36060

UPC = 051131360600
6

Single Item (1-5 Items)

1 - 4 Cases (6-29 Items)

5 - 9 Cases (30-59 Items)

10+ Cases (>= 60 Items)

$49.65

$49.06
a 1% discount

$48.65
a 2% discount

$48.23
a 3% discount

N/A

$294.36

$291.90

$289.38

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