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Pneumatic Body Repair System

Sanding process

Your speed will remain unrivalled.

The perfect work result now requires only four standard grits. This saves time and money. Not just because the working time is noticeably reduced, but also because less material is required. This makes sustainability and quality components of a standard workflow, which every employee can easily perform as part of optimal preparation for painting. Day in, day out.

Detailed step-by-step description of the sanding process

  • Sanding with no speed limit

    Sanding with no speed limit

    For years, 3M™ abrasives have been among the top products on the market and have impressively long life, high removal rates and excellent surface qualities. The class difference is obvious if you take a closer look. Thanks to its geometry, absolutely identical precision shaped ceramic grains mineral from 3M™ Cubitron™ II allows maximum removal with minimal heat development. This unique patented technology allows for faster, cooler and longer sanding and thus automatically increases your productivity.

  • Profit from premium quality:

    Profit from premium quality:

    • Sands 30% faster than other premium abrasives
    • Doubles the life of comparable products
    • Leads to a finer and more uniform finish
    • Less pressure required

    • Smooth sanding of the repair area
    • Filler sanding
    • Bodywork sanding and grinding

  • Patented precision shaped ceramic grain technology

    Patented precision shaped ceramic grain technology:

    The pyramids are worn down when subject to large pressure, whereby they break off and reveal new, sharp abrasive edges. Compared to other products this gives 3M™ Cubitron™ II a better cut and higher durability with simultaneously cool cutting.

  • Sand more efficiently

    Flexible abrasives for all applications

    With flexible 3M™ abrasives, sanding work is easier and delivers perfect results in the shortest time.

    Sand more efficiently
    • Great flexibility and versatility
    • Excellent performance and finish
    • Faster and more uniform removal with fewer deep scratches
    • Long life
    • Soft grip (cloth feel)
    • Can be used dry and wet
    • Flexible in the hand and on the machine


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  • Sanding Process - Step by step description

    Process knowledge is key to streamlining and standardising tasks. Follow the step-by-step process for optimum results.

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3M™ Cubitron™ II Abrasives and Accessories

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  • Total Automotive Sanding System

    Total Automotive Sanding System

    3M and Festool Automotive Systems have formed a global strategic collaboration to best serve the automotive collision repair industry. 3M’s best-in-class abrasives innovation, including 3M™ Cubitron™ II Abrasives, are now available in conjunction with premium Festool Automotive Systems surface prep tools, including pneumatic and electric sanders, polishers and backup pads, vacuums and surface-prep workstations, dust extraction capabilities and service.